holiday shopping

Want to do your holiday shopping in Savannah? Parking is free

Want to do your holiday shopping in Savannah? Parking is free

SAVANNAH -- The City of Savannah is encouraging holiday shoppers to support local, small businesses by offering free parking in city-owned garages on Small Business Saturday and Tuesdays and Wednesdays in December. Parking is free from noon to 8 p.m. on Nov. 28, Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23 in the following locations: Bryan Street Garage, 100 E. Bryan St.Liberty Street Garage, 401 W. Liberty St.Robinson Garage, 12 Montgomery St.State Street Garage, 100 E. State St.Whitaker Street Garage, 7 Whitaker St. Normal daily and/or hourly parking rates will apply before noon and after 8 p.m.
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The Sunrise Report: Holiday shopping begins today

The Sunrise Report: Holiday shopping begins today

Thanksgiving is behind us and the often-chaotic holiday shopping season kicks off today. Here are the things you need to know for today: You may have missed:While you were spending time with family in-person or on Zoom and eating turkey, stuffing and mac and cheese, you probably weren't keeping up with the news. Here are a couple of local stories you may have missed. Police in Albany are reporting a rash of vehicle thefts. The vehicles being stolen were left running and unoccupied outside of shopping centers.A Gwinnett County High School was recently named the best in the state. Click…
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Here’s how holiday shopping will be different this year

Here’s how holiday shopping will be different this year

Black Friday this year marks the start of what could be a difficult holiday season for many Georgians. Tens of thousands of workers continue to struggle to find jobs after COVID-19 decimated retail businesses. One third of holiday shoppers are in a worse financial shape than last year, according to consulting firm Deloitte, and two in five plan to spend less than they did last year. The holiday shopping season, which is make or break for most retailers’ annual ledgers, will continue despite tightened belts for many across the state. But while Christmas is not canceled, shopping is likely to…
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