Leftover turkey was barely in the fridge Thanksgiving night when thousands of people headed out the door to go shopping. Some retailers wanting to capitalize on the most profitable shopping day of the year – the day after Thanksgiving known as “black Friday” – opened their stores at midnight. One popular destination – the Prime Factory Outlet stores in Jeffersonville. Meanwhile a professor of retail merchandising at Ohio University predicts a less than stellar season for retailers
Christians around the world celebrate Good Friday today, many of them through fasting and repenting of sins. A group of Columbus Episcopalians walked around the statehouse reenacting Christ’s footsteps to the His crucifixion.