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Thursday July 30th, 2015 8:10AM

Taste of History: Auto racing in NE Ga.

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - Each Year, the Taste of History, a fundraiser for the Northeast Georgia History Center, honors a part of northeast Georgia's past, and this year it's the history of auto racing in the region. <br /> <br /> The event begins at 7:00 Friday at the First Baptist Church Banquet Hall. Two former stars of the NASCAR circuit - Richard and Kyle Petty - are scheduled to appear. <br /> <br /> Individual tickets are still available.<br /> <br /> Click on the link below for more details.
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