Augusta businesses prepare for New Year’s Eve, Peach Bowl
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - As people get ready to celebrate the new year or cheer on the Bulldogs in the Peach Bowl, we spoke with a local restaurant and fans about how they are getting ready for the big day.
“We’re the only people in here with our Bulldog shirts,” said Robert Williams, a local UGA fan.
Brooke Williams is another fan. She said, “I’ve been working all day with my Dawg hat on.”
It’s not the first-time Dawg fans have taken over Top Dawg Tavern.
Robert added, “they’re gonna do it tomorrow, they’re gonna win the next two games. Repeat national championships.”
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The one most excited for the crowd is the host of the night.
Anthony Harley is the general manager at Top Dawg Tavern. He said, “We just want to have a lot of fun. People enjoyed themselves, obviously, you can see behind me; the bar.”
Behind the bar is just a glimpse of what’s to come.
“I think a lot more people will show up now and just have a good time. I know people are ready to mingle more, people are ready to be out and just have a good gathering,” said Harley.
Some gather to celebrate a new year, others hopeful of a game win.
“It’s just a lot of engagement with the guests and even the guests with each other. They have a lot of fun joining each other even if they don’t know each other,” he said.
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