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July 24, 2014

Officials with the Tennessee State Fair Association announced this week that OneMain Financial has been named title sponsor for this year's State Fair. OneMain Financial, founded in 1912, has been serving communities and helping individuals realize their financial goals and dreams with a network of offices and locations nationwide including several in Tennessee for well over a century. "This company's heritage and prestige is so appropriate to be paired with the Tennessee State Fair, a state tradition for more than 100 years," said John Rose, chairman of the Tennessee State Fair Association board of directors. >>Continue Reading

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