'Cue, Competition and Camaraderie

By:Staff Writer

Date:6/30/2014

There's no denying the South Carolina barbecue cook-off circuit is fiercely competitive, but the only thing that might be more savory than the food is the camaraderie that develops amongst the pit masters.

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