Shoppers have had a busy day in Valdosta. The parking lot of the Colonial Mall in Valdosta was packed, much like the stores inside.
Shoppers say they enjoyed seeing so many sales, especially on the items on their wish lists. A few shoppers say they had a slow start, but have been busy buying gifts for most of the day.
Charla Thornton, a busy shopper, said, "We started this morning at six o’clock at Target. It was a madhouse in there. Everyone was running around trying to get their special gifts. We came out empty handed, but we've made up for it since then."
Shoppers in Valdosta say they're pleased with the start of the Christmas season, and they're hopeful they'll continue to see the deals they enjoyed on Friday.