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As virus spread worsens, NC is reluctant to add restrictions

Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths in North Carolina have reached their worst levels since the pandemic began. But the state's top health official said Thursday more restrictions may not be needed if people follow the existing rules.

Walmart drops $35 minimum for its members’ online orders

Shoppers on Walmart.com who pay a $98-a-year membership fee will get free shipping on orders of any size starting Friday.

Cyber Monday was biggest online shopping day in U.S. history

Consumers pounced on discounts and deals this Cyber Monday, making it the single largest day for online sales in U.S. history.

Bipartisan group of lawmakers roll out $908 billion coronavirus relief plan

A bipartisan group of lawmakers rolled out a $908 billion coronavirus relief plan that would provide aid to state and local governments, small businesses and jobless Americans but not include another round of stimulus checks.

Local businesses share meaning of shopping small during holidays

Today is Cyber Monday which means big savings and big deals. It's even bigger for small businesses who rely on days like today to put food on the table.

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. 

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.

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Deputy in hospital after being struck by SUV on Carolina Beach Road

The vehicle is described as a dark in color 2004 Chevy SUV with a missing front headlight and side mirror.

UNCW calls fall semester a success, will test students for COVID-19 more frequently in spring

Students at UNCW are getting ready to head home for the holidays as the school watches rising numbers of COVID-19 cases around the country.

New Hanover & Topsail changing classes in latest NCHSAA realignment plan

Two Cape Fear area high schools are set to move up a classification after the North Carolina High School Athletic Association announced its first draft for realignment in the next four year cycle. 

Despite challenges Seaside Chapel Living Nativity open in Carolina Beach

It's been a tough week for Seaside Chapel in Carolina Beach. Last Sunday part of their Living Nativity set came toppling to the ground because of a storm, but with help from the community they were ready for opening night on Friday.