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Miss Virginia-affiliated pageant returning to 2014 State Fair of Virginia

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 4:39 pm

Applications for the Miss State Fair of Virginia Pageant are being accepted through Aug. 30. The pageant will be held Sept. 28 at The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County. The pageant, which is affiliated with the Miss Virginia program, was brought back to the fair in 2013 after several years’ absence. In June the reigning Miss State Fair, Courtney Garrett of Prince Edward County, was crowned Miss Virginia 2014.

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    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 9:42 am

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    Posted on August 8, 2014 at 12:07 pm

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    Posted on August 6, 2014 at 9:40 am

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