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Georgia team claims top pig prize

Georgia-based team pro barbecue team Que’n, Stew’n & Brew’n was named Grand Champion of the third-annual Stand By Your Grill BBQ Championship, held Saturday in Fulton. The team, led by Scott Smith of Acworth, was awarded the top prize at the Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned event after scoring the most total points based on its […]

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BBQ’s back this weekend

The county’s third annual Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned Stand By Your Grill BBQ Championship returns this Friday and Saturday, bringing a total of 62 professional barbecue teams from across the Southern United States into Fulton to compete for thousands of dollars in prize money. Like the two previous events, the professional teams will be […]

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Local teams pit their BBQ against country’s best

“Cooking for the public and cooking for judges is very different,” explained Frank Ratcliff, Fulton resident and competitor in Itawamba County’s upcoming Stand By Your Grill BBQ Championship. From the back porch of his home, within spitting distance of the small grill he’ll use to compete against some of the best barbecue chefs in the […]

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Board backs BBQ, nixes fishes

After some consideration, Fulton officials have bolstered their support of Itawamba County’s annual barbecue festival and championship while simultaneously backing away from a would-be annual fishing tournament altogether. Last week, during a special meeting, Fulton aldermen voted to provide the Itawamba County Development Council with a $7,500 sponsorship to help fund the upcoming Stand By […]

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BBQ’s back: BBQ Championship returns to Fulton Aug. 16-17

Is that the faint aroma of grilling meat — chicken, ribs, and pork butts — wafting through the air? Could be, because in just a few weeks, dozens of professional barbeque teams will roll into Itawamba County. The county’s annual Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned Stand By Your Grill BBQ Championship will return to Fulton […]

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Keeton excels in competitive BBQ circuit

AMORY – Watching “BBQ Pitmasters” on TLC was enough inspiration for Jason Keeton to try a new hobby. He figured entering his own culinary creations was something he could do. After a lot of research, he saw his chance in competitions across the country. In 2011, he entered four barbecue competitions and so far has […]

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