After his first concert at the NC State Fair, Scotty McCreery reflected on the balance betweek work in the classroom and on the concert tour.
Guitarist Matt Reviere says association with Scotty McCreery means he gets more positive recognition.
Scotty McCreery's Raleigh birthday show was a revelation to drummer Joey Sanchez.
Musician Justin Ward says the band likes Scotty and enjoys hanging around with him when not performing.
Bass player Nathan Thomas, who is from Asheboro, says playing in his home state is a treat.
Jeff Harper sings backup and plays keyboard and guitar for Scotty McCreery.
Jay Storey drives the tour bus for Scotty McCreery and his band.
Raleigh native Mike Childers says friendship and respect keeps Scotty's band laughing together.
Garner's Scotty McCreery sold out two shows at Dorton Arena during the 2012 NC State Fair.
- NCStateFair: RT @valorgamesse: Events at Duke are winding down, but come join us tomorrow at the NC State Fairgrounds for the last day of #valorgames!
— Wednesday, May 22, 2013 2:42 PM
- NCStateFair: The Blue Book Network Showcase is taking place in the Scott Building this afternoon from 3 to 7 pm. http://t.co/Zt9MdLEaUy
— Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:02 PM
- NCStateFair: Check out our photos in the new Flickr layout. Much easier to navigate! http://t.co/XoanjHMIz7
— Wednesday, May 22, 2013 10:14 AM
- NCStateFair: RT @valorgamesse: Updated schedule for #ValorGamesSoutheast: http://t.co/5Ujy4VQqcQ . Come cheer these heroes, #ChapelHill #Durham #Raleigh.
— Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:44 PM
- NCStateFair: Our PR intern started today. Welcome to the #DeepFriedCrew, @RebTodd! You're in for an interesting summer!
— Monday, May 20, 2013 3:57 PM
- NCStateFair: Looking forward to hosting the final day of the Valor Games on Thursday. Plan to come cheer on our wounded warriors! http://t.co/kbtWt31R2W
— Monday, May 20, 2013 3:03 PM
- NCStateFair: RT @eeelishalynn: I spy a smiling competitor! http://t.co/kPHULokTHc @NCAgriculture @NCStateFair
— Monday, May 20, 2013 2:53 PM
- NCStateFair: 5 months away! RT @wraloutandabout: Great pics from this weekend's Got to Be NC! We are kinda ready for the fair now! http://t.co/cUfr1dDihk
— Monday, May 20, 2013 2:37 PM
- NCStateFair: We've got blue skies and beach music on the outdoor music stage at the #GottobeNC Festival.
— Sunday, May 19, 2013 3:08 PM
- NCStateFair: Rain has forced us to cancel the lawnmower and garden tractor pull at the #GotToBeNCFestival. But there's still plenty to see and do.
— Sunday, May 19, 2013 2:23 PM
- NCStateFair: The @transjambmx competition is going on in Dorton Arena with a park course, flatland and ramp contests. Check it out and stay dry!
— Sunday, May 19, 2013 1:35 PM
- NCStateFair: Don't let the threat of rain keep you away from the fairgrounds today. There's plenty to do, so come on out! http://t.co/YnzyQipGD3
— Sunday, May 19, 2013 10:36 AM
- NCStateFair: RT @jennix5: Stop by Dorton Arena and check out the classic cars at the Got to Be NC Festival at the @NCStateFair http://t.co/OO9qRTTScP
— Friday, May 17, 2013 3:44 PM
- NCStateFair: The 2013 State Fair kicks off in 5 months, so we're hosting a party, @NCAgriculture-style! Come join us! http://t.co/rFCDkkMnGZ
— Friday, May 17, 2013 11:22 AM
- NCStateFair: RT @amranshriners: Amran mobile kitchen is ready for the Got To Be NC Festival at the Fairgrounds. Come see us today. http://t.co/4SHALfohe3
— Friday, May 17, 2013 10:36 AM
- NCStateFair: RT @WahlHome: Watch out @ncstatefair the @wahltrimmers mobile barber shop is giving free facial hair trims this weekend #GottoBeNCFestival …
— Thursday, May 16, 2013 7:12 PM
- NCStateFair: RT @relisheveryday: Our plans for this wknd? Of course it's @NCAgriculture #GottobeNC Festival @NCStateFair. We are in the food & Wine Expo.
— Thursday, May 16, 2013 3:13 PM
- NCStateFair: Today is the Peace Officers Memorial Day. We salute our law enforcement partners! http://t.co/vXUEFAJE6l
— Wednesday, May 15, 2013 5:40 PM
- NCStateFair: Yum! Some of these are fair-worthy! MT @durhambulls: Vote for our super spicy "Nuke Dog" in @MiLB's #foodfight! http://t.co/1a2w5DR23g
— Wednesday, May 15, 2013 12:43 PM
- NCStateFair: RT @_raybabyyy: y'all don't understand. the fair is my FAVORITE time of year. & the got to be NC festival is basically a mini fair. 😍😁😊😋
— Wednesday, May 15, 2013 12:27 PM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: 2012 State Fair ends on a high note http://t.co/6RTC9l4p
— Sunday, October 21, 2012 9:30 PM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: Village of Yesteryear Adopts Future of Commerce http://t.co/S5njvjid
— Saturday, October 20, 2012 9:33 AM
- wral_at_fair: ICYMI here's the recipe for that blue-ribbon pie: http://t.co/LlU2HYm8 #ncfair
— Saturday, October 20, 2012 9:00 AM
- wral_at_fair: I like this idea! RT @maljr12 @wral let's put early voting polls at the state fair in 2016 #2birds1stone
— Friday, October 19, 2012 3:38 PM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: State Fair collects 213,000 cans of food for the hungry http://t.co/PwrJOfWZ
— Friday, October 19, 2012 3:36 PM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: Taste Test: Pumpkin Funnel Cake http://t.co/OefWVCxY
— Friday, October 19, 2012 1:54 PM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: New Contest Shows NC Goodness and Creativity Growing Together http://t.co/oEN2Vy7U
— Friday, October 19, 2012 11:09 AM
- wral_at_fair: RT @ResearchBuzz Using the iPhone camera to make the most of the State Fair: http://t.co/LC7dyMBz
— Friday, October 19, 2012 10:26 AM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: Taste Test -- Philly Cheesesteak Eggroll http://t.co/CieLTi9M
— Thursday, October 18, 2012 5:57 PM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: iPhoning It In at the Fair http://t.co/4hwM5pZV
— Thursday, October 18, 2012 2:00 PM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: Really Angry Birds: Now with Guns http://t.co/h2TlSRJW
— Wednesday, October 17, 2012 6:00 PM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: Playing games at the NC State Fair http://t.co/Cd10mKDq
— Tuesday, October 16, 2012 7:45 PM
- wral_at_fair: Great pic! RT @LaurieTMiller Enjoyed meeting @KenSmithTV from @wral Very nice guy. http://t.co/UFQ3Iwhm
— Tuesday, October 16, 2012 7:08 PM
- wral_at_fair: Did you see Deb's sit-down with @ScottyMcCreery? http://t.co/oIR9WjUW
— Tuesday, October 16, 2012 6:37 PM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: Taste Test: Deep Fried Pumpkin Pie and Deep Fried Key Lime Pie http://t.co/MJZFS9Fa
— Tuesday, October 16, 2012 6:27 PM
- wral_at_fair: We got your @scottymccreery right here: http://t.co/TZzmMJco
— Monday, October 15, 2012 9:57 PM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: Soggy and screaming, fans greet Scotty http://t.co/ZfIWOkog
— Monday, October 15, 2012 9:48 PM
- wral_at_fair: Great to see you ! RT @ArapahoeNation The crew gave us a big How How! @wral http://t.co/J5lvk0JU
— Monday, October 15, 2012 5:28 PM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: Taste Test: Deep-Fried Girl Scout Cookies http://t.co/FdmtXd1A
— Monday, October 15, 2012 5:00 AM
- wral_at_fair: New blog post: State Fair hopes to prevent E. coli outbreak http://t.co/XP2WKQmn
— Sunday, October 14, 2012 4:45 PM
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The Army Ground Forces Band serenades fair-goers outside the WRAL News tent at the State Fair Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012.
Winners of the Incredible Edible Egg contest provide recipes for taste-testing on the WRAL News.
This is the 59th year of the brick-laying competition at the fair.