Mayor to ‘Cut Fair Ribbon’

WNRR Augusta – (City Press Release)

Mayor Deke Copenhaver will attend the ribbon cutting of the opening of the 2008 Georgia-Carolina State Fair on Thursday, October 16th at 5:30pm.  Presented by the Augusta Exchange Club, the Fair will feature new rides this year that are so heavy they had to be brought in by train.  The new rides include the Top Spin and a new Double Carousel.  The Fair opens to the public on Friday, October 17th and will run through Sunday, October 26th.

States Mayor Copenhaver, “I am pleased to once again have the opportunity to attend the opening of the Georgia-Carolina State Fair.  During these difficult economic times, it is very encouraging to know that the Exchange Club will once again grant an opportunity to the citizens of our community to come together in an affordable and family friendly atmosphere.  I would like to personally thank the Exchange Club for their efforts as this event is something that our city looks forward to each and every year.”

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