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First runner-up Megan Johnson, left, hugs her best friend and fellow South Effingham senior McKenna Thompson after Thompson was crowned Miss Effingham County Fair 2012.

McKenna Thompson crowned 2012 Fair Queen

McKenna Thompson was crowned Miss Effingham County Fair 2012 in Saturday night’s pageant at the fairgrounds. Thompson is a senior at South Effingham High School, as is first runner-up Megan…

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State Sen. Jack Hill, along with state Rep. Ann Purcell, presents Charles and Victoria Usher with the Senate resolution he penned and that was passed by the state Senate this month that recognized the commitment of the Ushers to the county fair, to the community and to the state. Charles Usher retired from his longtime post as fair manager last year.

Fair honors Ushers’ service

The Effingham County Fair Association held a banquet at New Ebenezer Retreat Center on Monday evening honoring Charles and Victoria Usher for their years of service to the county fair.…

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