Shrimp and grits lovers celebrate escape from Hurricane Florence

The Southern Living Songwriters performed on Saturday at the Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival. (Photo: Jen Day Thompson)
The Southern Living Songwriters performed on Saturday at the Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival. (Photo: Jen Day Thompson)

As this past weekend approached, there was a lot of discussion on the Facebook page for the Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival. Much of that discussion had to do with how Hurricane Florence might affect the weekend weather in the area. As is always the case, you don’t know what a hurricane is going to do until it does it.

All worked out well as Mother Nature smiled on South Georgia.

Festival organizers anticipated welcoming approximately 45,000 attendees intending to celebrate escaping the storm.  Continue reading “Shrimp and grits lovers celebrate escape from Hurricane Florence”