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Publix pharmacies offer walk-in COVID vaccines in 7 states including NC

Publix pharmacies is now accepting walk-ins for the COVID-19 vaccine at all of its pharmacies.

Peloton recalls treadmills, halts sales, after a child dies

Peloton is recalling about 125,000 of its treadmills, less than a month after denying they were dangerous and saying it would not pull them from the market, even though they were linked to the death of a child and injuries of 29 others.

Verizon sells internet trailblazers Yahoo and AOL for $5B

AOL and Yahoo are being sold again, this time to a private equity firm.

US economy accelerated at a robust 6.4% rate last quarter

The U.S. economy grew at a brisk 6.4% annual rate last quarter — a show of strength fueled by government aid and declining viral cases that could drive further gains as the nation rebounds with unusual speed from the pandemic recession.

New partnership floats brewery’s mission to end street violence to the top

A Wilmington brewery is partnering with a big company to help expand their product, but more importantly their mission.

Businesses scramble for help as would-be workers stay home

It looks like something to celebrate: small businesses posting “Help Wanted” signs as the economy edges toward normalcy. But many people who don’t have jobs are responding with a collective yawn.

US stocks turn higher; Netflix slumps on slower growth

Stocks were mostly higher in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors continued to work through company earnings reports and closely watch the bond market.

Boat dealers struggle to keep up with demand as sales rise during pandemic

A Wilmington boat dealer says they are struggling to keep up with the growing demand since the coronavirus pandemic began. 

Azalea Festival announces 2021 Pin Pals deals and discounts

The North Carolina Azalea Festival says you can save big with a 2021 Pin Pals Pin.

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Carolina Beach hosts Arts Festival

A wildly successful event helped fund several local artists.

Driftwood Apartments to continue providing affordable housing after recent sale

A Wilmington apartment complex once in danger of closing for good will get to continue providing affordable housing to the chronically homeless.

Attorneys: DA should step aside from North Carolina deputy shooting probe

Attorneys for the family of a man who was fatally shot by sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina have asked the local prosecutor to recuse himself from the investigation.

Deputies identify man killed in Bladen County shooting

The Bladen County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim in a deadly shooting Friday night.