United Way hosts sixth annual Cow Chip contest

By Jonathan McNamara LOUISBURG — United Way of Franklin County (UWFC) hosts its sixth annual Cow-Chip contest Saturday at the Walmart parking lot. The cow-chip bingo will be at noon and will be part of the Siren3 Cook-Off event. There will be live music from the East Coast Rhythm...

Barbecue sale to benefit The Shore Grief Center, Oct. 12

YOUNGSVILLE — The Shore Grief Center will hold a barbecue plate sale Saturday, Oct. 12 in Youngsville at 15 Tarboro Road (at intersection of Cedar Creek and Tarboro Roads). Mitchell with 215 Smokehouse Catering will be the head chef cooking up tasty pig barbecue at...
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Get ready for Rolesville’s annual barbecue cookoff

ROLESVILLE — The date for the fourth annual Hot Pick’n, Finger Lick’n BBQ & Bands, Rolesville’s largest barbecue cookoff, is set for Sept. 14. The competition is officially sanctioned by the N.C. Pork Council and will feature whole pig, chicken quarters and baby back ribs....