Saturday, November 24, 2012
Read reports from your neighborhood businesses. And tell us about the locally-owned businesses you like to support.
What do you think of Small Business Saturday? Do you make an effort to Shop Small and Shop Local? Tell us about it in the comments area below. And if you're coming to us from a mobile device, you can follow our live blog at this RSS feed.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Patch Question of the Week: Do you love these annual shopping day extravaganzas? Or avoid them like the plague?
They've become such a part of the American economic scene their names are instantly recognizable: Black Friday. Cyber Monday. And the more recent addition, Small Business Saturday, which tries to make sure locally-owned businesses don't get forgotten in the holiday shopping frenzy. This year, some of the grand retail plans have come with an extra helping of controversy. Target stores will open their doors to shoppers at 9 pm on Thanksgiving night, prompting several petition drives in protest. The Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia will be opening, for the first time in its history, at 12:00 am on Friday morning. Lenox Square is also opening at midnight. Northlake Mall will be opening at 4 a.m. Friday and Perimeter Mall will kick off Black …
Saturday, November 26, 2011
The week's top headlines for November 21-25, 2011.
Small Businesses Are A Big Part Of The U.S. Economy. Six Flags LCS Study Moves To Next Stage. Georgia High Court Rules Against Atlantic Station Condo Owners. APS Demographic Study Meeting At Douglass High School Next Week. Oversight Committee Term Extended. Thousands Enjoy Thanksgiving Morning Run Through Midtown Ice Skating Rink Opens At St. Regis In Buckhead. Patch Asks: What Are You Thankful For? Turkey Talk In Decatur.