Myron Mixon and MBN contest rep Vernee Green-Myers.

Jack’s Old South Repeats Inaugural-year Win as Grand Champion in 4th Annual Festival

In a repeat of the ultimate outcome at the inaugural event, Myron Mixon and the team from Jack’s Old South Barbecue from Unadilla, Ga., won grand champion honors at the fourth annual Brenau University barbecue festival after taking first place in the whole hog cooking...

Myron Mixon, left, tells Fox5's Paul Milliken that the Brenau even is one of the best he attends as a professional competitor. It may not have as many contestants as others, he says, but the engagement of the community in the fund-raising activity and family-oriented festival draws bigger crowds.

Some Good Publicity: People Are Starting to Notice

The 4th Annual Brenau Barbecue Competition got a great sendoff Friday morning, May 24, with a live television from the site on Fox5 television in Atlanta. Reporter Paul Milliken visited rolled onto the Gainesville, Ga., campus prior to 8 a.m. for the live reports. One...

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2012 Photo Gallery

2012 Brenau BBQ Championship Competition

2012 Cook Team Photos

Gay Anne Agnew, Nursing Student and Scholarship Recipient

About the Brenau Barbecue & Who Benefits?

The mission of the Brenau BBQ is to host a community wide event bringing awareness for Brenau University as a positive educational and community partner, and it serves as a fundraiser for local student scholarships. Two such beneficiaries of the Brenau BBQ scholarships include seniors...