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Firework sales booming in Cordele

Brandon Goodman, TNT Fireworks Manager in Cordele Brandon Goodman, TNT Fireworks Manager in Cordele
CORDELE, GA (WALB) -

Firework sales are booming in Cordele.

Empty shelves were inside the TNT fireworks store in Cordele.

The Manager says they've sold out of 95% of their products since fireworks became legal in the state on Wednesday.

Another shipment of products is coming in at midnight.

The manager says firework sales are creating a huge economic impact for the state.

"First of all your local economy is going to see something from it,” said Brandon Goodman, TNT Fireworks Manager in Cordele. “The excise tax that's included with fireworks goes back to the local communities. Your sales tax is going to the state of Georgia. 7 to 8% in Cordele, Crisp County is 8%. So 8% of sales goes back to the sales tax fund and 5% goes back to the local authorities for excise tax."

The TNT Fireworks store in Cordele will open tomorrow at 8:30.

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