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Huge weekend brings over 20,000 to town

BAINBRIDGE, GA (WALB) -

As expected more than 20,000 people flocked to Bainbridge for River Town Days Festival and the Bassmaster fishing tournament.

Even though bad weather brought anglers off the water early and River Town Day's headlining performer Chris Cagle came down with the flu, the executive director of the Bainbridge convention and visitors bureau says it was a great weekend.

"Everything was great this weekend, we had an awesome turnout from the community and visitors outside of the community, we had volunteers and of course our city workers, it was just a great weekend for Bainbridge," said Adrienne Harrison.

This year was the first year that there was a barbecue contest at the event. More than 50 teams competed for prizes. Some teams from TLC's Pit Master's even signed up.

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