Despite an artic blast hitting the entire east coast, Marion celebrated New Year's Eve with their traditional nugget drop into a giant donut, courtesy of Mr. Bob's Donuts. Visitors from around the region came to Marion to enjoy the festivities and brave the cold to ring in 2018.

The local celebration received strong local and national publicity and was even named one of the "The 8 Best Small Towns in the U.S. for New Year's Eve"  by