The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival announced today the winners of the 5th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament, held as part of the Festival.
First place team in the tournament was Jeff and Ken Hutchins. Second place was Brett McDowell and Gregg Yonce; third place was David Sullivan. Adult Big Fish Winner was Jeff and Ken Hutchins, and second in the category was Brett McDowell and Greg Yonce.
Youth Big Fish winner was Greyson Berry.
At this year’s Festival, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day set aside to honor the peach industry, which has been so important in the development of the area. Each year, the Town goes all out with the Festival to remind citizens about the peach industry and to open its arms to visitors.
The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Corporate Sponsors were Edgefield County Hospital, First Citizens Bank, IGA, J.W. Yonce and Sons, NAPA of Johnston/Edgefield, SCE&G, Northland Communications, SRP Federal Credit Union, and Hospice Care of South Carolina.
This year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Entertainment Sponsors were Dr. Hugh Morgan Family Practice and Titan Farms.
The Johnston Development Corporation, a non-profit volunteer organization, sponsors the Festival. The Corporation works to aid the community in areas such as economic development, education, recreation, historic preservation, tourism, scientific and cultural opportunities, and continued promotion of Johnston.
To learn more about the Festival or the Johnston Development Corporation, visit the website at http://www.johnstondevelopmentcorp.org/.