The 161st edition of the Grandpa Fair of the South is set for Monday through Saturday, July 17-22 and this year a tribute is being paid to all veterans. It’s even included in the theme, “Celebrating 161 years of the DeKalb County Fair as a Veterans Affair.
A special recognition program will be Monday night, July 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lions Club Pavilion and a special Veterans Exhibit on “Memory Lane” at the fairgrounds will showcase photos, names, and other military information to honor local veterans. Liberty State Bank is helping the fair with this new exhibit which will be open each night of the fair from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Meanwhile, if you would like to include photos or other information about a veteran in this exhibit contact Ria Baker at 615-529-2840.