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FBI warns about holiday shopping scams

With more people than ever before shopping online, FBI Charlotte wants to warn shoppers to be diligent about what gifts they are buying, and where they're buying those gifts. 

Clorox bringing 158 new jobs to North Carolina

The Clorox Company is going to create 158 new jobs in Durham, North Carolina, in its vitamins and supplements division.

Wall Street slips amid worries about worsening pandemic

Stocks ended an up-and-down week on a down note on Wall Street Friday, taking 0.7% off the S&P 500.

Toilet paper limits, empty shelves are back as virus surges

A surge of new coronavirus cases in the U.S. is sending people back to stores to stockpile again, leaving shelves bare and forcing retailers to put limits on purchases.

Sales surge at Lowe’s as the homebound take on more projects

Lowe’s sales surged in the third quarter as the home improvement retailer capitalized on people looking to spruce up their homes as they spend more time there during the pandemic.

Ulta is opening up mini shops inside Target stores

Ulta Beauty is opening up mini cosmetics shops inside of Target stores starting next year to try to sell makeup and skincare to more shoppers.

Lidl to open second Wilmington store next week

Another food market is set to open in Wilmington. Lidl will hold its grand opening on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Vaccine news sparks new momentum in stock market

Stock prices soared on Monday in response to the potential COVID-19 vaccine development.

Stocks burst higher, S&P 500 at record on vaccine hopes

Stocks are surging Monday, catapulting Wall Street back to record heights, on a burst of hope following encouraging data about a potential COVID-19 vaccine.

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Full Court Press: January 22, 2021

The high school basketball season is heating up across the Cape Fear. Friday night featured big time plays, close games, and so much more on the Full Court Press.

Finding their tune: Local artists navigate through the pandemic

Whether playing softly in the background as you manuever through your day or full volume while you're singing in the shower, music is a part of so many lives every single day.

Former local standout & MLB star Trot Nixon remembers the life & career of Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron's death has lead to an outpouring of reactions from many active and former Major League Baseball players, including one right here in the Cape Fear. 

WPD: Rape victim found by officers following welfare check

Police say a man has been arrested after officers conducted a welfare check at a Wilmington home, finding a person who had been tied up, beaten, and raped.