Next to Voyager 1, Elvis and the rest of us aren't lonesome

...life, and it was blue.Years ago, an Elvis impersonator ? sorry, Elvis tribute artist ? was in town to play a New Year's Eve party, and we went to see him. The specialty drink for seeing the new year in was a blue suede martini, in honor...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Stewart loved from Nashville to Aiken and beyond

...Estates; the 2008 and 2011 "Songwriters Come Home" shows benefiting the USC Aiken music scholarship fund; and a New Year's Eve party in 2009 at Newberry Hall in Aiken.Just a few weeks ago, on Jan. 5, Stewart gave his last performance. He...

Coupon Lady: New Year's Resolution to save

...and Ibuprofen this month.Clearance finds this month include Christmas decor and gifts, Hanukkah decorations, New Year's Eve party supplies, Christmas wrapping paper, ribbons, bows, ornaments, Christmas storage boxes and bags, computers...

Augusta gets ready for New Year's

...Road; guest speaker Anthony Martin; (706) 729-9990SpecialsAUGUSTA MARIOTT HOTEL AND SUITES: 2 10th St.; New Year's Eve Party with the Root Doctors; $239 couple includes deluxe guest accommodations, dinner, four drink tickets, champagne...

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New Year's Eve Clubbin'

New Year's Eve Celebration: Party with The Root Doctors: Deluxe package $239 a couple includes overnight guest room, dinner buffet, six drink tickets and breakfast buffet; party package $159 a couple includes four drink tickets, dinner buffet; Augusta Marriott Hotel & Suites, 2 10th St.; (706) 722-8900

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...706) 724-2232 '80S NIGHT NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY: Door 8 p.m., music 9...St.; (706) 724-9457 NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY: 8 p.m., Malibu Jack's...706) 733-4417 BODACIOUS NEW YEAR'S EVE PARTY: Iron Horse Bar and Grill...

Sonic Spotlight: Josef Patchen III

...doing that." WORST SHOW: "I think the worst thing that ever happened to me was taking a last-minute job on a New Year's Eve party for someone I thought was a friend of mine. And we went in as a jazz trio when we had been described as an eight-piece...

Longtime rivals put on show at Wrigley Field

CHICAGO --- The atmosphere was electric. Bundled-up fans got a chance to extend their New Year's Eve parties and watch hockey in a venerable stadium where baseball usually fills the seats. If the setting was different, the results were...

Gearing up for the party

Lauren Templeton, 11, tries on a party hat while her aunt, Harriet Deas, picks up some items at If It's Paper in Martinez. They both planned to attend a New Year's Eve party Wednesday night to kick off 2009.

Holiday events

...724-4511 THE COUNTRY CLUB: 2834 Washington Road; New Year's Eve Party with Lee Brice, Justin Moore and Jeremy McComb...crumsoncentral.com FOX'S LAIR: 349 Telfair St.; New Year's Eve Party with Heath, Goudy and Hadley; $10; champagne...