MOUNT VERNON — Just a few more hours remain for those last-minute shoppers needing to finish their Christmas shopping lists.
Open on Christmas Day will be CVS Pharmacy on Coshocton Avenue. Store hours will be 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. The pharmacy will close at 6 p.m. today and be closed all day Sunday.
Walmart is remaining open until 8 p.m. today. Normally open 24 hours, they will be closed for Christmas Day and will reopen at 6 a.m. Monday, Dec. 26, said assistant manager Chris Hill.
Manager Mary Kay Carey announced that Kmart will be open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. today. The store will be closed Sunday for Christmas and re-open Monday at 8 a.m.
Peebles in the Knox Village Square will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. today before closing for business on Christmas Day, according to manager Jennifer Whitten.
Also in the Knox Village Square, JC Penney will be open today from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. They will also be closed for Christmas Day.
Those shopping at Kroger will have until 6 p.m. today to make their final purchases before Sunday’s holiday when the business will be closed. Manager Kathy Marble announced they will re-open at 6 a.m. Monday.
Also open until 6 p.m. today is Neff’s supermarket where manager K.T. Colvin said they will be closed Sunday and open once again at 7 a.m. Monday.
The three Chinese restaurants in Mount Vernon will be open on Christmas. Hunan Garden will be open until 8 p.m. today as well as 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.
China Buffet is open 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. today and Sunday; and King Garden is open for business 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday.