The Nation Ford High School Band was named “Grand Champion” at the Olde English Festival of Bands on Saturday, earning the highest score overall.

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The band received awards for “Best Music” and “Best Overall Effect.”

For fans of the band, their next performance will be in the C. Phillip McIntyre Tournament of Bands competition at James F. Byrnes High School in Duncan, S.C., on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Congratulations to the band for their hard work and good luck in Duncan on Saturday!

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Greg Rickabaugh

Greg "Ricky Bobby" Rickabaugh has lived in the Fort Mill and York County community since 2006. He has covered the area while a reporter for The Charlotte Observer and a freelance writer for The Fort Mill...