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June 12, 2014

From Memphis to Kingsport and for all the small towns and tiny communities in between the Tennessee State Fair is seeking the best of the best that the Volunteer State has to offer. State Fair officials are determined to find the best Tennessee two-crust apple pie, the most meticulously cured and delicious country ham, the most precious hand made quilt, the largest watermelon, the state's most prized dairy cow and the very best of literally scores of other cultivated, handcrafted, self-produced and personally created food items, works of art, farm animals and agricultural products. >>Continue Reading

May 21, 2014

Last year it was the hint of Tennessee whiskey that made the difference or at least that's what the baker of the best two crust apple pie selected by the Tennessee State Fair thought. This year the search is on again, according to Kinsey Emery, State Fair event manager, who noted that the contest designated as the "Tennessee Two-Crust Apple Pie Contest” is becoming one of the Fair's most popular events. >>Continue Reading

The 2014 Tennessee State Fair is singing a few bars of what's been sung before but this year the tune has a slightly different verse. The State Fair is combing the state for musical talent. Fair officials say while the State Fair places a great deal of emphasis on topics related to agriculture, education, fuel conservation, and other themes, they also want to renew the spotlight that’s annually placed on Tennessee's musical talent. >>Continue Reading