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Friday, May 29, 2015

Black Friday

Protect yourself, your purchases while holiday shopping

Be careful. Be safe. Be Smart. Eliminate temptation. That’s our message to shoppers at the busy time of the year. (December 11, 2014, Page 4A)

Thank those who pick up after us

We thank those hard-working men who spend the wee hours of Sunday morning transforming our downtown area from a messy Saturday night into a peaceful and clean Sunday morning, and we urge everyone to do their part to help out. (December 2, 2014, Page 4)

Shopping’s too early — but we’ll be there!

Surveys show that most three-quarters of us think Christmas shopping begins too early, but most of us will be out there doing our part to finish our shopping early and to spend more money. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at a couple of recent Rasmussen polls and what they say about our Christmas shopping habits. (November 26, 2014, Page 4A)

Christmas spirit from the big screen

It’s Christmas movie time again, and Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks lists some of his favorite seasonal films. So what tops his list? It’s one most of us have and one where we usually are very familiar with the cast. (November 30, 2012, Page 4A)

Holiday shopping season continues to grow

Christmas shopping once was just a December occurrence, but then it moved up to begin on “Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at the holiday shopping season which may now include stores opening on Thanksgiving and already includes big sales in the weekends before Thanksgiving. (November 17, 2010, Page 4)

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