Metro fair board approves lease allowing state fair to return, for now

Board votes against multi-year contract after members express concerns over locking it in without more consideration More

Up for debate: The State Fair

The Tennessee State Fair is the subject of wrangling between Metro and More
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Latest state fair wrangling has echoes of Metro vs. State again.

Metro says state's new fair board releases them from obligation to hold the State Fair, pushes for better deal on money-losing event More

After orbiting Earth as seeds, space pumpkins keep bearing fruit

With help from astronaut Roger K. Crouch, George Killgore sent five seeds around the earth 251 times in 1997 More

Fairgrounds director looks to rebrand facility 'Nashville Expo Center'

Buck Dozier said he would likely introduce name-change proposal to fair board in October More

Haslam signs bill that could end Metro's oversight of state fair

Governor's signature comes despite concerns of Metro Council, which approved a resolution asking for veto   More

Up for Debate: Who's running the state fair

'The City Paper’ asks its readers to weigh in on an issue of the day More

State fair operator returns; future Metro involvement still unclear

Fair board contracts with tourism and agriculture leaders, same group that wanted state to oversee fair More

Metro starts from scratch with state fairgrounds master plan

Initial effort to find firm to analyze 117-acre site yielded no bidders More

Despite preservation push, 2011 state fair ticket sales drop

Uncertainty of fair's status resulted in drop in events More
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