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Henderson County News

Henderson County cook tops tomato contest again

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FLETCHER —A cook from Henderson County won first place for the second year in a row in the N.C. Tomato Growers Association-sponsored tomato cooking contest during the 25th N.C. Mountain State Fair.   Read Story »

Tags: Mountain State Fair | tomato growing | cooking

Henderson County News

Fair adds high-flying motorcycles, brick breakers

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Motorcycles on high wires and brick-breaking martial artists are two of the new attractions at the 2016 N.C. Mountain State Fair. The fair runs Sept. 9-18 at the WNC Agricultural Center.   Read Story »

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Henderson County News

Local veterinarian inducted into Livestock Hall of Fame

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Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler inducted a Henderson County large-animal veterinarian and a longtime livestock show volunteer into the N.C. Mountain State Fair Livestock Hall of Fame on Friday.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler | Mountain State Fair | livestock

Henderson County News

New kiddie rides, mini-horses coming to fair

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New rides, attractions and exhibits are in the lineup at the N.C. Mountain State Fair, which opens Friday and runs through Sept. 20 at the WNC Agricultural Center in Fletcher.   Read Story »

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Fletcher Life

Fair boasts record crowd, 13 newborns

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FLETCHER — Nice weather helped the 2013 N.C. Mountain State Fair draw a record crowd. The final count was 191,596 people, 75 dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts used for Krispy Kreme burgers and 13 newborns.   Read Story »

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Fletcher News

Deadline nears for Mountain fair contest signups

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FLETCHER — Aspiring chefs hoping to earn a blue ribbon in one of the cooking contests at the 2013 N.C. Mountain State Fair must submit applications by Aug. 2.   Read Story »

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Fletcher News

Agency seeks increase in fair ticket price

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The N.C. Board of Agriculture will be asked to raise the Mountain State Fair admission ticket price by a buck when it meets on Tuesday in Raleigh.   Read Story »

Tags: NC Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler | Mountain State Fair