On Monday, nearly all counties in Northeast Texas reached minimal community spread levels COVID-19. Lamar County reported no new cases for Monday, as did Hopkins and Titus counties.
Now that COVID-related retail disruptions have lessened, Black Friday sales events are back, but Black Friday is no longer just one day. Stores have been starting their sales sooner, and more shopping is online. Black Friday won’t be starting Thanksgiving night for most places this year, and bigger stores like Walmart and Target are saving their big-ticket items just for the day after Thanksgiving to give employees time to spend with their families.