The National Retail Federation says 226 million shoppers visited stores and websites over the Thanksgiving weekend. This year’s record of 226 million shoppers tops last year’s total of 212 million. Today is known as Cyber Monday, as online retailers prepare for some of the heaviest business of the year.

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING FUN TO DO WITH THE KIDS? Despite warmer than normal temperatures, you can go ice skating outdoors in Alamance County. Graham Parks and Recreation opened up its ice skating rink in the parking lot of the Children’s Museum yesterday. The 30 ft. by 50 ft. rink is made of synthetic ice, so no frigid temperatures are needed to keep it in skating shape. ***open through Dec. 10. The cost is $7. for 1.5 hours skating.

MAYBE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO OFFER HELP TO OTHERS THIS CHRISTMAS SEASON.. Many residents in Randolph County and Davidson county spent their holiday weekend cleaning up after this month’s round of deadly tornadoes. Picking up debris and signing up for federal aid. In order to help residents, the N.C. Emergency Management established a disaster recovery center. Located at the Silver Valley Fire Department in Lexington: ***open – Today thru Thursday – Open 9 a.m.-6

IF YOU SUFFER FROM MIGRAINES, listen up… Recent studies show migraines show themselves more with his time; stress, changes in sleep, missing meals, not drinking enough fluid.
And – the food you eat at holiday parties could also be a trigger for migraines
*Caffeinated beverages
*Certain types of cheese, nuts
Of course, the scents of the holiday season – think burning candles – and the changing of the weather.

CAROLINA PANTHERS FAN? GOOD NEWS.. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS FAN? SAME NEWS.. : Cam Newton threw for 208 yards and ran for one score and DeAngelo Williams scored twice yesterday to help the Carolina Panthers hold off the winless Indianapolis Colts 27-19.

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