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Shopping a knockout for retailers
Police break up fight over towels
Kendra Green rings up Carlene Taylor at the checkout counter at Goodys on Friday afternoon. The store saw its heaviest traffic Thursday evening but business was steady deep into Friday.
Shopping was vigorous at Walmart and Three Star Mall, with shoppers barely allowing time for their turkey to settle before hitting the stores Thursday night.A scuffle at Walmart led police officers to pull the problem item from the floor – bath towels.“The hot items each year, which people will almost always fight over, are towels and sheets,” said Walmart co-manager Kim Hillis. “The police were already here just to show a presence. We had to call them over to the towels because people were going crazy over them.