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Goin whole hawg
Buffet tribute band kicks off BBQ contest
Scott Checkoway prepares a pork butt for judging.
Jimmy Buffet tribute band Pirates of the Opry will kick off the second annual Hawgin’ on Lanier BBQ competition with a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Laurel Park. Proceeds from the concert on the shores of Lake Lanier will go to the Hall County Animal Shelter’s Adoption Programs. Other Friday night activities include a 5-kilometer mud and obstacle run, car show and a Kansas City Barbeque Society and Georgia Barbeque Championship sanctioned event.