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Where to go to ring in the New Year
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Want to go celebrate New Year's but hate to drive far? Here's a few local places to ring in the coming of the new year:

American Legion: The party starts at 8 p.m., and is $15 per person, $25 per couple with live band, karaoke, music, and midnight breakfast included at the Conyers Post 77 Hall, 674 Legion Road, off Ga. Highway 138. (770) 483-8216.

Celtic Tavern: Celebrate with dinner beginning at 5 p.m. along with party favors, champagne, breakfast buffet and karaoke from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at 918 Commercial Street, (770) 785-7001.

Don Tellos: New Year’s Eve party, no cover charge, 1432 Dogwood Drive, (770) 388-9971.

Marshall’s Sports Bar and Grill: Live DJ, party favors, buffet and champagne toast, 8 p.m. to close. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 1180 Sigman Road, (770) 929-9277.

The Pointe: Live music, midnight champagne toast and a balloon drop, located at 939 Railroad Street, (770) 483-1918.

Seven Gables Restaurant and Bar: Open for New Year’s Eve from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. by reservation only. 1897 Ga. Highway 20 SE., (770) 388-8824.

Six Ways to Sunday: DJ, party favors and a midnight toast with no cover charge at 1815 Ga. Highway 138, (770)  922-9995.

Third Base Sports Bar: Karaoke, drink and food specials with a champagne toast at midnight, no cover charge located at 2174 Salem Road, (770) 918-2133.

VFW Dance: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5290 hosts their annual New Year’s Eve dance starting at 8 p.m. $15 per person at 1432 VFW Drive SW. For more information, call (404) 363-6042.

Whistle Post Tavern: Music, DJ, food and drink specials along with champagne; 935 Railroad Street, (770) 785-5005.


Here are just a few of the many local churches offering New Year’s Eve/Watch Night services:

Calvary Community Church: Service begins at 9 p.m. with singing, testimony, prayer and communion; 120 Crowell Road, (770) 787-0511.

Loves and Hugs Christian Tabernacle: Service is held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; 1701 Klondike Road, (770) 366-7908.

Rock Temple AME Church: Service begins at 10 p.m. with refreshments to follow, 1021 Bryant Street, (770) 922-5707.

Springfield Baptist Church: Services held at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1877 Iris Drive, Conyers, (770) 929-1111.