September 9, 2006
Omega -- The small town of Omega spiced things up today.
It was the annual Pepper Festival. There was plenty of food, arts and crafts, and live entertainment.
Event planners say that the number of venders this year has doubled of that from last year, which meant a good time for those who came out.
"Come on down, today oh gosh, it's so many booths of everything. Really, I'm tired now," said Hattie Watson.
"Everybody getting together, having fun, just chillen out with everybody else, getting to know more people," said Wade Harnage.
Peppers are the largest commodity in the city of Omega. Up to 15-thousand people attended today's event, the largest attendence in the festival's three years.
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