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Unique New Year's Eve Countdowns in the Southeast US

By December 14, 2012

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To ring in the New Year, Raleigh, North Carolina drops a giant copper acorn (pictured), Atlanta, Georgia drops an 800 pound peach and Mobile, Alabama lights up the sky with the world's largest MoonPie. Embracing the tradition of Time Square's annual New Year's Eve Countdown and Ball Drop, several cities and small towns throughout the Southeast have created their own countdown and ball drop celebrations, featuring a unique array of large fruits, nuts, vegetables and assorted other items. Read More

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Raleigh's New Year's Eve Acorn Drop; Photo: Courtesy of the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

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