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Holiday shopping kicks off
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Black Friday at the North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall had many shoppers camping out as early as 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving afternoon. The Battle family, pictured, were third in line at Kate Spade when the store opened at 6 p.m. - photo by Allie Dean Dawson County News
Thanksgiving Day was the kickoff for holiday shopping season at the North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawsonville. So said Heather Halpern, general manager of the shopping center, and longtime veteran of Black Friday sales. "Our customers wait for these sales all year," Halpern said Nov. 24, as she prepared for the first wave of shoppers Thanksgiving evening.