BLENHEIM — More than 500 people came out to see some of the top grill masters in Marlboro County and the surrounding area show off their skills at the fourth annual Marlboro County Country Cookoff on June 16.
The winners were Team Unity BBQ, "Grill Master Supreme"; Team Julius Canty, "People's Choice" Award; Charleton Fennell wins "Best Brisket"; and Israel and Drayton Dease win "Best Sauce".
Five students received scholarships. They were Aleecia Brown, Leron Evans, Danielle Hepburn, Serena Parrott, and Careka Townsend.
Levone Evans was one of the judges for the Best Brisket. Evans, who owns Vons and Sons near Clio and a 2018 People Choice winner, said various briskets she tried were good.