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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Today supermarkets, including Harvey's on North Slappey, were busy with people shopping for those traditional New Year's treats.     

Many families enjoy eating black-eyed peas and collared greens on New Year's Eve.

Black-eyed peas symbolize good luck, and collared greens symbolize fortune or money. Some shoppers say it's a decade old tradition.

"Its just a family tradition and over the years that's always what we have done and gather around and remember the year. The past year and look forward to the New Year," says Albany resident Stephanie Killens.

Store Managers say they've seen a steady flow of customers, and have plenty of collared greens, and black-eyed peas in stock.

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