JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Black Friday shoppers piled into stores late Thursday night and early Friday morning around Jacksonville to take advantage of the early bird sales.
5:45 AM - Claire Simms tweets: "Yes, there is a line outside the Apple store. No, shoppers do not know what they are waiting to buy."
5:14 AM - Claire Simms tweets: Just ambushed some Black Friday shoppers at the St. Johns Town Center on Good Morning Jacksonville.
4:09 AM - Katie Jeffries tweets: That "Black Friday is a marathon, not a sprint," as First Coast News continues its live coverage of store openings.
2:27 AM - Melissa Bujeda, a Black Friday shopper, tweets at Nicki Wilkes about the lines at Old Navy in Orange Park: "I put my stuff back after waiting 30 minutes. The line to check out was over 200 deep."
2:01 AM - Nicki Wilkes tweets: That it took an hour and a half to check out at Old Navy in Orange Park.
Midnight- St. Johns Town Center, Orange Park Mall, Avenues Mall and Best Buy all open
11: 39 PM - Nicki Wilkes ?tweets: First timer passed out as we re-group and plan for our next stops.
10:27 PM - Mike Lyons tweets: Shoppers are lined up and fired up for Coach Factory Outlet in St. Augustine.
9:49 PM - Erica Edwards tweets: She's thankful that her pizza delivery guy showed up at her live shot.
9 PM - Only select stores open at the St. Augustine Premium Outlets, Doors open at Target,
8:41 PM - Nicki Wilkes, a member of Team FCN Warriors, tweets a picture of the Target parking lot.
8:20 PM - Erica Edwards tweets: After only 20 minutes and some of the shoppers who camped out in the Toys "R" Us Black Friday line have already checked out.
8:06 PM - Erica Edwards tweets: The Doors just opened at Toys "R" Us for Black Friday at the St. Johns Town Center.
8 PM -Toys "R" Us opens
6:32 PM - Erica Edwards tweets: The Black Friday line at Toys"R" Us finally starts picking up around the building.
First Coast News