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PART VIII — Allemong’s Pharmacy occupied for some years the ‘false-front’ wooden clapboard building on the west side of Broad Street where today the walkway passes from main to the alley/parking lot. The building was razed, probably in the mid-1960’s.

Country-fied Carroll County Fair

Enjoy these Four Videos: Jason Michael Carroll, Kids on the Midway, Hospitality Tent & Midway, and Heavy Metal: Tractors & Demo Derby.








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(Top) Jason Michael Carroll brought live music back to the Carroll County Fair on Thursday night, August 11, and blew the crowd away with his great band and electric stage presence. Fans filled the grandstand and the whole track area in front of the stage on a cool, comfortable evening.

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Carroll performed many of his songs from his chart-topping debut album (nearing a half-million in sales), three hit singles from that album, all of which he wrote or co-wrote, a Gold ringtone certification, and opening spots on some of country’s hottest tours - including the Carroll County Fair!

As a husband and father of four, Carroll sings about both sides of the equation in songs that recognize his country roots and a sense of community.

The crowd enjoyed not only his music, but his appreciation that “you all named the ‘Carroll’ County Fair after me. I won’t be too picky about the fact that you didn’t name it the ‘Jason Michael Carroll County Fair,’ but you spelled it right - 2 R’s and 2-L’s!”

(Right) Carroll called this young fan up to the stage and serenaded her about midway through the performance. For more information about Jason Michael Carroll, visit Plus, you can see more slide show photos and exclusive video of the concert at (PA photo/Tom Kocal)






One of the nine teams who competed in the 1st Inaugural Ag Olympics sponsored by the Carroll County Farm Bureau and Carroll County 4-H are working to make it through the obstacle course. A big thank you goes to this year’s sponsors: Clark Carroll Insurance, Eastland Feed & Grain, 1st Farm Credit Services, Carroll Service, Milledgeville State Bank, THE National Bank, Lanark Ag, and First Class Insurance. (Courtesy of Chastity Welch)

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The 4H ice cream stand was a busy place all week. Carroll Co. Fair-goers enjoyed sundaes, root beer floats, and flurries, and of course chocolate, vanilla, or twist ice cream cups. (PA photo/Lynnette Forth)

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Abbygail Merema, 10-year-old member of the Chadwick Achievers 4-H Club, is proud of her achievement: Outstanding Junior Exhibitor award (green ribbon at top, center) for her handmade sun dress entered in the 4-H Show at the Carroll County Fair. Abbygail said her mom made a matching dress for her American Girl doll. See more slide show photos and video at (PA photo/Tom Kocal)

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Jayden Forth of the Clover Buds talks with the judge during project judging at the Carroll County 4H Fair. (PA photo/Lynnette Forth)

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The white tiger exhibit was new to the Carroll Co. Fair this year. Spectators young and old enjoyed viewing the 2 huge cats. (PA photo/Lynnette Forth)

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Members of Carroll County 4H Clubs wait for judging at the 4H Fair. (PA photo/Lynnette Forth)

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Michael Croffoot tries his hand at the dart game on the Midway during the Carroll County Fair. (PA photo/Lynnette Forth)