Black Friday is known for crowded malls and long lines outside of big retail stores. But with more people strapped for cash these days, pawn shops are becoming a holiday shopping destination.
It's not your parent's pawnshop anymore, according to Larry Beloff, the president of Max's Jewelers and Loan Company in Springfield. He says with new shows on reality TV, like Pawn Stars and Hardcore Pawn, these shops have taken on new appeal.
Holiday decorations are up in downtown Greenville in preparation for the Hometown Holiday Horse Parade
Tonight in Sidney is their Winter Wonderland Parade & Lighting Ceremony on the Courtsquare. The perfect start to the holiday season! At 6:30 the Lighting Ceremony begins on the Shelby County Courtsquare followed by the parade welcoming Santa to town at 7:30pm.