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Gearing up for a 'home run' of a seafood fest
Carnival workers assemble rides Monday in J.F. Gregory Park in preparation for the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival this weekend. - photo by Julia Harison

It’s that time of year again. That time when the smell of perfectly cooked seafood and the sound of live local and national acts fill the air in J.F. Gregory Park.
That’s right, it’s time for the 15th annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival, which gets under way Friday and carries on through the weekend.
Upwards of 30,000 of eager festival-goers are expected to descend on Richmond Hill for the event’s signature seafood fare, carnival rides, live music, the Crab Crawl 5K and more.
“I think we’re going to hit a homerun this year,” said Seafood Festival Committee Co-Chair Jerry DeLoach. “We’ve got some great acts coming and everyone is real excited.”
DeLoach noted Tuesday that the carnival was already setup and ready to go, and that the festival would be chock-full of food and arts and craft vendors.

Read full story in Oct. 16 issue of the Bryan County News. 

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