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Share with Santa Day

December 17th from 2 to 4 p.m. Helping Santa Help Others Bring a bag of non-perishable food for the Food Bank & get your free picture taken with Santa!

Come to the Meeting House by the fountain at Corner Market & join the festivities. Call 678-509-0259 for information. The Food Bank is sponsored by Rockdale Emergency Relief.

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Call Dale

(678)906-7013 Keep your family safe & your home free from fire hazards.

Have your chimney inspected & cleaned TODAY! Licensed, experienced & fully insured.

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1033 Honey Creek Road in the Ingles Shopping Center

770-922-0133


Holiday Shopping Guide!

Featuring Olde Town’s Gift Store & Old Fashioned Soda Fountain!

Do your holiday shopping at Evans Pharmacy! Collegiate Merchandise, Christmas Specialty Items Greeting Cards, Stuffed Animals & More!

Soda Fountain Treats! Hand-dipped Ice Cream Fresh Squeezed Lemonade Sandwiches Daily Specials

933 Center St in Olde Town Conyers

770-483-7211 Pharmacist: Vince Evans


Holiday Shopping Guide! Mon-Sat: 9AM-8PM & Sun : 12PM-6PM

Christmas Specials!

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CINDY’S

NAILS Deep Pore Cleansing - $25

Christmas Special Package One hour foot massage, facial, deluxe manicure and pedicutre

$80!

1910 Hwy. 20 S, Rockdale Sq.

Eyebrow Threading New V Lash Extensions - $90 Full Set Cluster $25 Eyebrow & Eyelash Dying

Manicure & Spa Pedicure Fill-in & Spa Pedicure

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Publix Shopping Center on South Hwy. 20 Behind Mellow Mushroom, Near Sonny’s BBQ

770-860-1843

Reflexology $25 1 HR foot massage!

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Holiday Shopping Guide!


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Your PRIME Source For All Your Holiday Center-of-the- Plate Needs! Certified Angus Beef速 cuts such as Prime Rib and Tenderloin Roasts, Pork Crown Roast, Leg of Lamb, Fresh Ham, Turduckens, & so MUCH MORE!

Come see our great selection!

We are located in Olde Town on

912 Commercial Street Cakes, Cookies, Specialty cakes, Cupcakes, Candy, & more!

Serving Breakfast & Light Lunch A little slice of heaven, from our oven to you! Mon. 7:30 - 3, Tue. - Fri. 7:30 - 6 Sat. 9:30 - 2.

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875 Flat Shoals Rd SE, Conyers

770-761-6601

www.themeatmart.com M-Sat 10-6, Closed Holidays

Debit Cards & EBT

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Holiday Shopping Guide!

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Bacardi Flavored Rum 1.75L $20.99 Crown Royal Liter $29.99 Absolut 1.75L $28.99 Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay – $11.99 Kendall-Jackson Cabernet Sauvignon – $15.99 Kendall-Jackson Merlot – $15.99 Ballatore – $5.99 Andre – $3.99 Yellow Tail 750ml – 2 for $8.99 (1 for $5.99) Miller Lite 30 pk – $19.99

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(select varieties)

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Honey Creek Package 1120 Nor Tec Drive SE, Conyers

(in between Waffle House & Ingles on GA Hwy 20)

(770) 760-1919

Great selection of beer, wine & liquor for the holidays!


2040 Eastside Dr, Shop 102 Conveniently located behind QuickTrip on Salem Road!

Let us help your home look fabulous for the holiday with a festive custom Centerpiece!

Gloria’s Floral & Gifts

Flowers • Gifts • Home Decor • Cards & More for any and all occasions!

770-760-8605 • 770-922-8832 • www.gloriasfloralandgifts.com


Holiday Shopping Guide!

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In-Home Estimates!

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1. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee If you are not satisfied we will return & make It right 2. 30 Day Stay Gone Guarantee Spots we remove stay gone 3. 7 Day Emergency Guarantee If something soils your freshly cleaned carpet within the first week after we clean it, we will spot clean it for no charge

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Holiday Shopping Guide!

Not just a Pharmacy! We are your One-Stop Christmas Shop!

Collectables featuring D. Morgan • Snow Babies •Jim Shore & Many More!

1179 West Avenue • 770-929-1414

CHOOSE & CUT YOUR OWN TREE! OPENING NOVEMBER 20!

ca. 1884

Leyland Cypress • Cedar Carolina Sapphire • Fresh Cut Fraser Fir Fresh Wreaths & Garland

I-20 to Exit 88, North on Almon Rd.

3 miles west of Covington

770-786-5833 770-786-1370

Trees Baled in Netting $1.00! Free Tree Shaking to Remove Needles

Designer Showcase Parish House of the

Conyers First United Methodist Church

927 Main Street, Conyers

Candlelight Tour Friday, Dec. 9 5-8 PM Open House Sat., Dec. 10 10-5

includes gift shop/tea room/door prizes

Tickets $8 cash or check

Available at the door or Conyers Welcome Center For tickets call 770-602-2606

Benefits Restoration of the Parish House

Ramsey Furniture, Sigman Mills, Sadie’s Antiques Fabrics & Furnishings, Something Old-Something New


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• Companion/Sitter Services

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Now Enrolling 1-5 Year Olds! Ask About Our FREE TRIAL

Hot Chocolate Social! Dec. 13 8:30-10:30 & 2-4

We are collecting items for Project Renewal (domestic violence victims). Please visit www.projectrenewalgeorgia.com for needs!

Developmental infant and toddler classes now available! We promote: * Creative development * Social & emotional development * Literacy & language development * Increasing independence & hygiene

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Now Enrolling 6 wks-12 yrs

3460 Hwy 20 SE, Conyers, GA 30013

Stacy Brundage, Ed.D, Owner/Director

Tutoring K-12

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Math • Science • Reading Writing & Test Prep

Spring Break Camp - April 2-6 Camp Battle Build! Ages 10-13

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Manage Your Money Carefully This Holiday Season As you know, the holiday season can be joyous, hectic, celebratory — and expensive. And while you certainly enjoy hosting family gatherings and giving presents to your loved ones, you’ll find these things even more pleasurable if they don’t add a lot more weight to your debt load. And that’s why you’ll want to follow some smart money-management techniques over the next few weeks. To begin with, try to establish realistic budgets for both your entertaining and your gift giving. When you host family and friends, don’t go overboard on your expenditures. Your guests will still appreciate your efforts, which, with a little creativity, can create a welcoming and fun experience for everyone. As a guiding principal, keep in mind these words attributed to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, the famous German poet and philosopher: “What you can do without, do without.” Set a budget and stick to it. And the same rule applies to your gifting. You don’t need to find the most expensive presents, or overwhelm recipients with the sheer volume of your gifts. This is especially true if you, like so many people, have been affected by the tough economy. Everyone you know will understand that gifts don’t have to be lavish to be meaningful. Furthermore, by sticking to a budget, you won’t be tempted to dip into your long-term investments to pay for fabulous parties or mountains of gifts. It’s never a good idea to tap long-term investments for short-term needs, but can be especially bad when your investment prices are down, as they may well be this year.

Elly Dalton

So, if you want to stick to a budget but you don’t want to raid your investments, how can you pay for your holiday season expenses? If you can spread out your purchases, you may be able to pay for them from your normal cash flow. But if that’s not possible, you might want to consider “plastic” — your credit card. Using your credit card does not, by itself, need to amount to a financial setback, especially if you’ve chosen a card that offers favorable terms and you’ve already shown the discipline not to over-use that card. Just try to minimize your credit card usage over the holidays and pay off your card as soon as you can. Of course, you can make your holiday season much easier, financially speaking, if you’ve set up a holiday fund to cover your various expenses. While it’s too late to set up such a fund this year, why not get an early start on the 2012 holiday season? All you need to do is put away some money each month into an easily accessible account, separate from your everyday accounts. You don’t have to put in a great deal, but you do need to be consistent, which is why you may want to have the money moved automatically, once a month, from your checking or savings account to your holiday fund. When next year’s holiday season rolls around, you might be pleasantly surprised by how much you’ve accumulated. But for now, following some common-sense money management practices can help you get through the holiday season in financial shape — and that type of result can get your new year off to a positive start.

Financial Advisor, AAMS 863 Flat Shoals Road, Suite 300 Conyers, GA 30094

770-918-0725 www.edwardjones.com Member SIPC

This article was written by Edward Jones for use by Elly Dalton Financial Advisor Call or stop by my office for more information or to schedule a complimentary portfolio review.

Making Sense of Investing.


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Thanks to our customers for a great year! Happy Holiday Season to all! Get a new holiday look with a great cut or gorgeous color. Mary Will Make You Look Your Best!

Mary Zarna, Color Specialist at Reflections 1035 Green Street Conyers Ga 30012

For an appointment, 770-922-7775


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770-761-7777

Bonding Agents Available 24 Hours a Day!

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The Lill Family wishes everyone a Christmas full of joy and surprises! The Small Business Expert Serving Conyers for 20 Years!

Quickbooks Consultant • Payroll Services New Business Start Ups • Tax Savings and Incorporation Advice

John H. Lill, Certified Public Accountant

770-929-3040

2440 Wall Street, Suite A, Conyers


HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

THanks to your customers for all your support!

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Hometown Holiday Events! Now-February 26

Ice Skating in the Olde Town Pavillion

Skating $7, Skate rental $2 www.icedays.com or call 770-602-2606

December 1, 8:00 PM in Covington December 2, 8:00 PM in Conyers Conyers Covington Choral Guild Concert

Dec. 1st at the First Baptist Church of Covington Dec. 2 at the Rockdale Auditorium in Conyers TIckets are $10 and available at www.choralguild.org

December 2, 6:00 PM & 7:00 PM December 3, 1:00 PM A Conyers Kids Christmas Carol

presented by Conyers Kids and Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts. Admission is free and shows are at Center Street Arts in Olde Town Conyers.

December 2

Olde Town Conyers Christmas Party. 5-8 PM

Visits & photos with Santa, special shopping, complimentary carriage and train rides, ice skating and more! Sponsored by the Conyers Main Street Program: 770/602-2606

Secret Santa Shop at the Depot, 5-9 PM

Children ages 5-10 years old can shop for Christmas gifts for family and friends, gift prices ranging from $.50-$5.00 with free gift wrapping Sponsored by the Rockdale Historical Society 770-602-2606

December 3

Hometown Holiday Christmas Parade 4:30 PM Over 70 parade entries featuring Santa and Mrs. Claus Olde Town Conyers, Free, 770-602-2606

Community Tree Lighting, after the parade Local entertainment and visits with Santa Rockdale County Courthouse, Free, 770-602-2606

December 4, 5-8 PM Benefit Basketball Game

Benefit Corrine Williams & Kimya Roberson. Salem High School, $10 General Admission ($15 at the door), 770-929-1111 Bring a can of food for Rockdale Emergency Relief.

$1.00 off skate rental at the Olde Town Ice Skating Rink.

One coupon per customer. Not valid with other offers or prior purchases. Must present coupon to receive discount. Offer expires 12/31/11.


Hometown Holiday Events! December 8

Escentually Yours Free Open House, 4-8 PM

Located on Center Street in Olde Town Conyers. 770-929-0088

Christmas Gala at Villa Serena, 7-10 PM

A fundraiser to benefit Project ReNeWal, a domestic violence shelter. Exquisite hors d’oeuvres, champagne, musical entertainment, dancing, silent auction and more! 770-922-8770

December 8-11, 15-18

Red, White & Blue Christmas: A Tribute to the USO Camp Shows of WWII! presented by the New Depot Players

Featuring patriotic classics like Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, White Christmas and I’ll Be Seeing You at Center Street Arts in Olde Town Conyers Tickets $20. Seniors over 55 & Students $16. www.thenewdepotplayers.com or 678-374-3224

December 9 5-8PM

Candlelight Tour of the Parish House Showcase Conyers First United Methodist Church, 927 Main Street Tickets $8 at door or at Conyers Welcome Center, 770-602-2606

December 10

Atlanta Boy Choir Holiday Concert, 7PM

31st Annual Concert at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit. Tickets at the Abbey Store or online at www.trappist.net, 770-602-2606

Designer Showcase and Parish House Open House, 10-5PM

Open House includes gift shop, tea room and door prizes. Conyers First United Methodist Church, 927 Main Street Tickets $8 at door or at Conyers Welcome Center, 770-602-2606

December 16, 2:30 PM

Cookies With Santa at Sugarbakers

Join Santa for Cookies at Sugarbakers in Olde Town Conyers.

December 17, 2-4 PM Share Day With Santa

Bring a bag of non-perishable food for the food bank and get a free picture taken with Santa! Come to the Meeting House by the fountain at Corner Market (corner of Flat Shoals and Parker Roads) Call 678-509-0259 for more information.


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