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Lubbock retailers offering special deals, extended hours over Tax Free Weekend


The 16th annual Tax Free Weekend continues through Sunday.

Families with kids in grades K through 12, this is your time to take advantage of the great discounts.

The 8 percent state sales tax is waived when you purchase any back to school items under $100.

Dee Dee Davis, the Target store team leader here in Lubbock says they are ready for the big crowds this weekend, and they're confident that customers won't have to wait in long lines.

"Of course come here early, but we plan on restocking shelves all weekend long. As far as lines go, we have a good plan to get our guests out as fast as possible. Our cashiers are ready to take care of each individual guest and they feel the lines will go really fast," Davis said.

If you don't want fight the crowds this weekend, you can always take advantage of the tax free deals online.

Not only are stores going tax free, some are giving special discounts.

Over at the South Plains Mall department store, JC Penny's is offering $10 Back to School kid haircuts and kid's eye glasses for $29.99.

Many of the stores have extended their hours this weekend, including the South Plains Mall.

They will be open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.

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