The Macon Telegraph reports that state funding for the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter was cut by 11% this year and 25% in fiscal 2014.
The board overseeing fair voted Wednesday to increase the price of tickets for midway rides.
Among tickets that will see a price increase are the armbands, which will go from $16 to $20 on the opening and closing days and Oct. 7-10.
The change comes shortly after a decision in September to raise gate prices from $8 to $10 for this year's fair, which runs Oct. 3-13.
Information from: The Macon Telegraph
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A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.