LIST: Stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving
(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – There is a growing list of major retailers closing stores on Thanksgiving Day in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Many popular stores, such as Walmart and Target, announced their stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. RELATED: Santa Claus won’t be coming to Macy’s this yearHere’s a full list of stores confirmed so far that will be closed on Thanksgiving:ALDIAcademy Sports and OutdoorsAT&TBarnes & NobleBath & Body WorksBed Bath & BeyondBest BuyBealls -- Bealls OutletBJ’sBoscov’sBurlingtonCostcoDick’s Sporting GoodsFoot LockerGameStopThe Home DepotH&M StoresHobby LobbyJCPenneyKohl’sLamps PlusLowe’sOld NavyMacy’sMarshall’sNordstrom (Rack)Office Depot/OfficeMaxPetcoPetsmartPier 1REISearsSimon Property GroupStaplesStein MartTargetT.J MaxxTractor Supply StoresUltaUnder ArmourThe Outlet Resource GroupWalmartWilliams-SonomaClick here for more information. Let us know!
8 schools, VA clinic among thousands of Clay Electric customers without power for hours
8 schools, VA clinic among thousands of Clay Electric customers without power for hoursPublished: September 25, 2020, 5:10 pmAn issue with Clay Electric knocked out power for almost 23,000 customers just before 5 a.m. -- nearly 10% of the utility’s customers.
Lowe’s announces stores will close on Easter Sunday
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Lowe’s Companies, Inc. announced that all stores and distribution centers in the United States and Canada will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 12. A release said this is a “thank you” to the associates who have worked tirelessly to support communities during COVID-19 pandemic. “Our ability to support communities with essential goods and services during this pandemic is thanks to our outstanding, dedicated associates,” said Marvin Ellison, Lowe’s president and CEO. “We want to provide our teams with a much-deserved day off to spend Easter Sunday with their families and loved ones and recharge. I want to personally thank our 300,000 associates who have helped families stay safely at home.
More than 10,000 sign on to reopen St. Johns County beaches
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – A petition to reopen beaches in St. Johns County with 10,000 plus signatures is growing. The petition is addressed to St. Johns County Leadership from ‘The Surf Community’. It asks for beaches to be reopened with restrictions including,only open for county residents with valid I.D. The creator of the petition is urging signers to contact County Administrator Hunter Conrad. The petitioner, identified as Eric Hires, did not offer a plan on how the restrictions could be enforced and at what cost.