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Tattnall Co holds 38th Annual Sweet Onion Festival

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GLENNVILLE, GA (WTOC) -

Tattnall County's biggest and sweetest day of the year was on Saturday, as thousands flocked to Glennville for the 38th Annual Sweet Onion Festival, where they celebrated South Georgia's favorite onion.

The festival drew craft vendors, entertainment, and plenty of fried onion rings. Organizers say the day pays tribute to the region's world famous crop that started in the mid 1900's.

"When they found out that the onions were sweet, it went big. We all know that agriculture is the heartbeat of Georgia, and onions are the heartbeat of Tattnall County," said Wayne Dasher, Festival Committee.

Tattnall County actually grows more onions than Vidalia and Toombs County.

WTOC was proud to bring you the annual parade live, with Sonny Dixon as the host.

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