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Taste is next week

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The 17th Annual Taste of the South is coming up. Mark your calendar for Thursday, September 19, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Heritage Park.
The event, sponsored by the Atmore Area Chamber of Commerce, gives everyone a chance to sample some great food.
Every year, participants in Taste of the South compete for awards and braggin’ rights:
* Best Taste of the South – Commercial
* Best Taste of the South – Amateur
* Best Taste of the South – Best Dessert
* Best Taste of the South – Best Decorated Booth
* A new category this year is Best Taste of the South – Beverage
There is no entry fee for participants to “set up shop” and they get to keep 50 percent of the tickets they collect.
Tickets, $10 each, are available now.
The deadline for vendors to reserve a space is Friday, Sept. 13.
The Chamber has a new Taste of the South logo this year, and shirts will be available. Shirts are pre-order only.
For more information about Taste of The South, the shirt details, or to place your order, please message the Chamber via Facebook Messenger, call the Chamber at 251-368-3305, stop by 137 N. Main Street, or e-mail at Receptionist@AtmoreChamber.com.