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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division has collected fines from stores in Anson, Durham, Forsyth, Granville, Guilford, Moore, Johnston, Randolph, Stanly, Union, Vance and Wake counties because of excessive price-scanner errors. 

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RALEIGH — If you are checking your list twice this week, small businesses across the state are ready for you to stop by. With national supply chain problems plaguing online retailers, small brick and mortars say that last minute gifts are on their shelves, giving them an edge over online retailers.

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ROCKINGHAM — While police officers were walking up and down the aisles of Walmart with kids to pick out toys, two members of the Rockingham Fire Department were doing the same.

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ROCKINGHAM — Kendal Rushing didn’t fill up her Walmart cart Friday afternoon, but did reach her spending limit.

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Tuesday, 23 November 2021 15:01

OPINON: Shop Local: The gift that keeps giving

“When you prioritize local purchase decisions, you are putting meals on the tables of your neighbors and helping the businesses that sponsor your child’s sports team,” said David Jackson, president of the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce. “You are making community in the simplest way possible, while also supporting the unique businesses that make rural North Carolina so special.”

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RALEIGH—Starting today (Tuesday), North Carolina Food and Nutrition Services participants will be able to purchase groceries online using their Electronic Benefit Transfer cards at an additional authorized online EBT retailer, ALDI. This flexibility will allow participants to buy food while promoting social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will help families with transportation and mobility barriers.

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In the age of COVID-19, is pushing a shopping cart really safer than holding a hymnal? 

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RALEIGH — This summer, a Canadian grocery store took the war on plastic bags to the next level.

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