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When and where you can shop Thanksgiving and Black Friday
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After the turkey and stuffing comes the kickoff of the holiday shopping season. And even though most retailers are offering the same deals online, many still plan to open their doors on Thanksgiving Day or in the early morning hours of Black Friday. So if you prefer to pick up those discounted TVs, toys and other goods in person, here's a list of what time stores are open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

Locally, many stores at Lakeshore Mall will open Thanksgiving evening. That list includes the following:

BELK

Thanksgiving: Opens 6 p.m.

DICK’S SPORTING GOODS

Thanksgiving: Opens 6 p.m.

JC PENNEY

Thanksgiving: Opens 5 p.m.

SEARS

Thanksgiving: Opens 6 p.m.

In addition, the following Lakeshore Mall retailers will open at 6 p.m. Thanksgiving

• A-1 Browline

• Bath & Body Works

• Body Central

• Cellaxs

• DeliMax

• Express

• Finish Line

• Great American Cookie Company

• Kay Jewelers

• MetroPCS

• Mira

• Shoe Dept. Encore

• Victoria's Secret

Books-A-Million will open at midnight

The following Lakeshore Mall retailers will open at 6 a.m. Black Friday

• 5 Senses Beyond

• Bath & Body Works

• Body Central

• Cato

• Cellaxs

• DeliMax

• Finish Line

• GNC

• Great American Cookie Company

• Kay Jewelers

• Magic Gift Shop

• MetroPCS

• Mira

• Radio Shack

• Shoe Dept. Encore

• Victoria's Secret

The North Georgia Premium Outlets will be open 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, though that does not include all stores.

The Mall of Georgia also opens 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving but closes at 1 a.m. on Black Friday, reopening at 6 a.m.

Nationally, stores have advertised the following plans:

ACADEMY SPORTS + OUTDOORS

Thanksgiving: Closed

Black Friday: Opens 5 a.m.

BEST BUY

Thanksgiving: Opens 5 p.m. and closes 1 a.m. Friday

Black Friday: Opens 8 a.m.

COSTCO

Thanksgiving: Closed

Black Friday: Opens 9 a.m.

GAMESTOP

Thanksgiving: Closed

Black Friday: Opens 5:00 a.m.

HHGREGG

Thanksgiving: Opens 4 p.m. and closes 12 a.m. Friday

Black Friday: Opens 7 a.m.

JO-ANN FABRIC AND CRAFT STORES

Thanksgiving: Closed

Black Friday: Opens 6 a.m.

KMART

Thanksgiving: Opens 7 p.m. and stays open all night into Black Friday.

KOHL'S

Thanksgiving: Opens 6 p.m. and stays open all night into Black Friday.

MACY'S

Thanksgiving: Opens 6 p.m. and stays open all night into Black Friday.

MICHAELS

Thanksgiving: Opens 4 p.m. and closes 2 a.m. Friday

Black Friday: Opens 7 a.m.

SAM'S CLUB

Thanksgiving: Closed

Black Friday: Opens 7 a.m.

SEARS

Thanksgiving: Opens 6 p.m. and closes 2 a.m. Friday

Black Friday: Opens 5 a.m.

RADIOSHACK

Thanksgiving: Opens 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Black Friday: Opens 8 a.m.

TOYS R US

Thanksgiving: Opens 5 p.m. and stays open all night into Black Friday.

SPORTS AUTHORITY

Thanksgiving: Opens 6 p.m. and closes 12 a.m. Friday

Black Friday: Opens 6 a.m.

TARGET

Thanksgiving: Opens 6 p.m. and stays open all night into Black Friday.

WAL-MART

Thanksgiving: Deals start at 6 p.m.

Thanksgiving: Opens 6 p.m. and closes 2 a.m. Friday

Black Friday: Opens 5 a.m.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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