Eight people were killed last year in Georgia traffic crashes that occurred between Christmas and New Years Day.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
In 2011, eight people were killed in traffic crashes in Georgia between Christmas and New Years Day and there were 401 people were arrested for driving under the influence. There is no question that the holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year, from shopping for that perfect gift to attending countless celebrations with family, friends and co-workers. This year the Christmas holiday travel period started 6 p.m. on Friday and will end Tuesday night, Dec. 25. The New Year’s holiday period begins Friday, Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. and ends Tuesday night, Jan. 1, 2013. Both holiday periods are 102-hours long. Be safe while traveling to and from your holiday destinations. Georgia State Troopers will be patrolling throughout the upcoming …
If you want to get out to ring in 2012, there are plenty of ways to do so, and very close to home.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Thursday, December 29, 2011
Darwin's Burgers and Blues The Melanie Denard band is the featured band for the New Year's Eve "Bluespocalypse" event at this revamped East Marietta burgers and live blues joint. The $10 cover charge includes hors d'oeuvres and champagne at midnight. 1598 Roswell Road; 770-509-2664. Marlow's Tavern A three-course prix fixe menu costs $35. 1311 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 208; 770-077-7747. Red Sky Tapas & Bar On the menu are Veal New York Strip with Chimicurri and Crab Stuffed Prawns with Apricot Beurre Blanc. With a side order of dueling pianos. 1255 Johnson Ferry Road; 770-973-0100. Rose and Crown Tavern New Year's Eve dinner reservations are being accepted, and the menu features filet mignon and Artic char. The meal includes salad and a…