By David Giesige
Area shop owners say the Christmas season boosted sales and traffic in their stores.
"We had a very good year last year, too, but it's good to have that carryover and have an even better year this year," Steve Jones, owner of Jones Jeweler, said.
Jones said that a late rush of "typical guys" doing last-minute shopping increased sales, but a steady flow of shoppers had visited throughout December. [More