A large number of community members lined up in front of the Colony Square Mall to welcome Santa Claus to town.
The 11th Annual Santa's Arrival Parade took place on Saturday. Santa was there along with more than 30 other features, which included miniature horses, llamas, law enforcement agencies and more. Children were able to pick up candy and interact with all of the fun characters during the parade.
"That makes it all worth while." said Colony Square Mall Marketing...
Colony Square Mall Marketing Coordinator Kevin Pinson says with a variety of new stores at the mall, shoppers should be able to find something for everyone.
"We have everything from radio controlled toys for the kids to infinity lights, which are a great home decoration," said Pinson. "We have a place selling sweaters and hats and blankets so whatever the person on your list needs, you can probably find it here."
In attempts to dodge the rain, trick or treaters gathered at the Colony Square Mall for their annual trick or treat night.
For the past three decades the mall has provided an alternative Halloween option for families. Retailers provided candy for trick or treaters while they went from store to store collecting goodies in their best Halloween attire.
"I've seen a lot of great costumes," said Marketing Coordinator at Colony Square Mall, Kevin Pinson. I really like when...
For the past 17 years local bikers have ridden together to provide Christmas toys for area children.
In partnership with the Salvation Army, Rushing Wind Biker Church is hosting its annual Motorcyclists for Kids Toy Ride next month. The event will feature contests, live auctions and even a couple of special holiday characters for the children.
"We are going to having Santa Claus there, Misses Claus will be there at the Colony Square Mall where the event takes place,"...
On Monday, the current Dunham's store located inside Colony Square Mall will close for good.
"As you can see, the store behind me, the shelves are started to look a little empty," said Marketing Coordinator for Colony Square Mall, Kevin Pinson. "They've been moving all of their merchandise over to their new location; the former Sears anchor spot."
Pinson says if all goes as planned, the grand opening of the new flagship store will be September 27. He says the...
The Y-Bridge Arts Festival is at Colony Square Mall this year and more than 50 artists started setting up their booths to get ready for this weekends big show.
"We started setting up around 10 o'clock," said Becky Joseph, a co-chair for the festival. "We're gonna set up until 4. People started coming even earlier then 10 o'clock. They're very excited and we're feeling a lot of positive energy at the festival this year."
With construction near the Y-Bridge, the always anticipated art festival will be held at Colony Square Mall this weekend.
"We've kind of tag lined it this year as the, 'Until We Return to the Bridge Festival.' Nonetheless, we're still celebrating right here in the Y-Bridge City," said Vicki Maple, of the Y-Bridge Arts Festival Committee. "Everything art this weekend from the visual arts to the performing arts to even the art of wine making and beer making and also, how...
Nine area schools have been competing since September in Colony Square Mall's A+ Rewards Program. Students and families turned in their mall receipts for points, and at the end of the school year in April, the points were tallied and the cash prizes divided up between schools.
"It was kind of our way to give back to the community and to help promote our retailers and special events out to the families. We do some special events where they can get double points. For example, there'...