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Rice festival fills appetites
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County Commissioner Marion Stevens and commission Chairman John McIver, both of Riceboro, sold tickets and rice samples at Saturday's festival. - photo by Photo by Joe Parker, Jr.

Riceboro area residents and officials Saturday started what they hope becomes a tradition in their community.

The first RiceFest was a salute to the area's former staple crop and a chance to get together for some fun, socializing and good food.

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