And they plan to continue it fo- years to come.- - and speaking of school supplies- you can save a bundle this- weekend as the state's sales ta- holiday gets underway.- news 25's toni miles shows us - what's covered and when you - can take advantage of this- weekend's savings as you- and yours head into the new - school year.- - as the clock ticks down on- summer vacation, you can cut- down on the cost of school- supplies and clothes this - weekend as mississippi's- annual fall sales tax holiday - gets underway.- edgewater mall general manager- terry powell expects big- crowds for the annual two-day - event.- terry powell, manager, edgewate- mall, biloxi: "starting midnigh on friday, we - have a sales tax holiday- starting.
Am it ends on saturda- at midnight.
Mall hours - will be 11 am to 7 pm on friday- and 11 to 7 pm on saturday."
<splice> "that's at least seven-percent savings, but ther- are going to be some- great deals throughout the mall- dillard's, for instance, is - running an additonal 40% off al- their clearance items on friday- saturday and sunday this- - - - weekend, so that's going to be - great de4al to do some- back-to-school shopping and - throughout the mall."
Toni miles, news 25: " on frida and saturday, shoppers will sav- on the state's- seven-percent sales tax on- footwear, clothig and school- supplies on items up- to $100.
As you can see, stores- are getting ready for this- - - - weekend's big rush."
Terry powell, manager, edgewater mall- biloxi: "they have been.
We've had - a rush, even before this.
We- look keep your social - distancing.
Keep on your mask - and please just be courteous."
So just how much will you save- during the sales tax holiday- weekend?- for every dollar you spend, you- will save 7-cents.
For every- hundred dollars you will save - - - - 7-dollars.
Here's a list of - what's covered...school supplie- including crayons, scissors,- pens pencils and- calculators-are also covered- this weekend-as a new category.- unlike other states' tax free - - - - holiday weekends, electronics,- such as computers, are not- included in - mississippi's sales tax free- purchases this weekend.
- in biloxi, toni miles, news 25.- - - -
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