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...

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.

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...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...


...BAR & GRILL: 1102 Broad St.; Bayou Bleu; (706) 364-4075 un- THE COUNTRY CLUB: 2834 Washington Road; New Year's Eve Party with Lee Brice, Justin Moore and Jeremy McComb; (706) 364-1862; www.augustacountry.com -s THE LOFT...

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