It's the time of year where checkbooks are open, wallets become empty and stores try to be fully stocked.
The Christmas shopping season is in full swing, and we think your shopping destination list should be topped with local folks.
Take the time this year to look local first, then go elsewhere if you can't find it. But we'll wager that -- for the most part -- you'll find what you are looking for right here.
Remember, when you spend money in local shops, those are dollars coming right back to the community by way of sales taxes and other items.
The local chamber is telling you "There's no place like home" for the holidays.
They are right. McDuffie's merchants are dedicated to making this community better. You should reward them for that with your patronage.