Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Walmart, Lowes Foods, other grocery and hardware stores to close around noon today

It's the last chance for Wilmington-area residents who have stayed behind to get supplies.

Lowes Food, along with Walmart, Lowe's Home Improvement, and other chains are closing today. (Port City Daily photo | Benjamin Schachtman)
Lowes Food, along with Walmart, Lowe’s Home Improvement, and other chains are closing today. (Port City Daily photo | Benjamin Schachtman)

WILMINGTON — Although serious weather conditions resulting from Hurricane Florence are not expected until later this week, many major grocery and hardware stores are closing today.

Lowe’s Home Improvement is closing at 10 a.m. today. The Target on New Centre Drive is closing at noon or earlier.

Walmart is planning on closing by 1 p.m., but some stores may close earlier at the discretion of store managers, according to a corporate representative. Lowes Food stores in the Wilmington area are also planning to close by 1 p.m.

Harris Teeter and Food Lion will be closing Wilmington-area stores, but an exact time has not been announced yet for either chain, according to store managers.

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