National barbecue event coming to Fulton

By The Itawamba County Times

FULTON – The Stand By Your Grill BBQ Championship, a Kansas City BBQ Society-sanctioned event, will bring hundreds of visitors into Fulton.
Teams of professional cooks will submit their best grilled plates to dozens of judges for a chance to win thousands of dollars in prize money.
The event will be held on Aug. 19-20 at the Jamie Whitten Center and Camp Grounds.
Teams already have registered from Oklahoma, Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi.
Registration costs $225 per team. For more information, call (662) 862-4571 or visit

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