Opening event a big draw at Georgia Peach Festival
The Sun News
By Carl Lewis
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 2009
Ask Andrew Mathis to name his favorite food and he’ll tell you in an instant.
“It’s peaches, no question,” he said.
Mathis, a 70-year-old from Fort Valley, worked at a peach farm earlier in life and hasn’t missed a single Georgia Peach Festival since the event was launched in 1986.