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Might as well put up that tree

November 24, 2006

Albany -- It was not only Christmas Presents that shoppers were buying Friday, many were going ahead and getting the tree to put them under.

Christmas Trees were a hot item at Paul Eames Trees on Dawson Road. Workers stayed busy mounting and loading Frazier Furs for dozens of customers.

Like Maria and Jeff Dickerson, who walked the lot looking for just the right tree for their home. "I don't like shopping on the day after Thanksgiving," said Dickerson. 

"I'd rather concentrate on getting the house decorated for Christmas. It's kind of our tradition."

Eames has been selling Christmas trees for 42 years, and he says people want to get them early. 

When he was unloading his trucks Wednesday, people were stopping and getting the first choice.

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