It's not everyday you get to shop with a cop, but on Monday, that's exactly what 40 area students from Muskingum, Morgan and Coshocton counties did.
Every year the Fraternal Order of Police Associates Lodge gives kids and teens a Christmas they may not otherwise get. They give each student over $100 to spend, team them up with law enforcement officers and send them shopping at Walmart to get whatever they want.
"The F.O.P. Associate Lodge collects the funds for this and then...
The doors at Colony Square Mall have been open since 8 o'clock on Thanksgiving, but for most shoppers, they saved their spending for Black Friday. For Candace Cormack, it was her first time braving the crowds on Black Friday.
"I wanted to see what it was like, get in with the crowds and see the sales," said Cormack.
Cormack says her first Black Friday was a fun experience and says she found some pretty good deals. But for Karisa Young, who's made shopping on...
Christmas Eve marked the finale for last minute shoppers.
While some people think shopping on Christmas Eve is a mistake, others have had it planned all along. Shopper Greg Williams and his friend Jimmy say Christmas Eve shopping has become a tradition.
"For about 25 years now, we have been coming Christmas Eve shopping. It's just always something we do, no matter if we talk to each other that much throughout the year, we know Christmas Eve we are going to hook up and...
The Colony Square Mall in Zanesville normally closes at six p.m. on Sundays, but it stayed open an extra two-hours Sunday night to help parents and their kids with their back-to-school shopping lists.
Hundreds of people stood in line for hours to receive one of 500 sling backpacks filled with goodies that the mall was giving away to teenagers on a first-come, first-serve basis. Stores were also offering many discounts, which parents say is a relief.
The day after Christmas is not a day of rest, it is a day of shopping.
Many shoppers hit Colony Square Mall Saturday to return items and get great deals on leftover Christmas merchandise.
"The return lines were relatively short, we didn't have to wait very long and its been good, found good bargains," says Amy Wilson while she shopped with her daughter, "I had my receipts so no problems what so ever."