Pig on the Ridge Time

RIDGEWAY – Ridgeway has a new town clock, thanks to a generous donation from Pig on the Ridge. Every year, the Steering Committee uses the festival’s profits to do good in the Town. This year, they purchased and installed a clock with the 2021 profits from the annual festival. The clock was installed Friday next […]

Ridge Riders, POTR donations help make Christmas happen in Ridgeway

RIDGEWAY – The Ridge Riders showed up at Geiger Elementary School bright and early Friday morning and handed the school’s Principal, Myra Bramlett a $2,000 check. “We want all the kids in Fairfield County to have a Merry Christmas this year,” Ridge Riders President Dwight Robertson said. Accepting the check, Bramlett thanked the group for […]

Pig on the Ridge

RIDGEWAY – The crowd was big – about 4,500 over the two days according to senior steering committee member Rufus Jones – and the barbecue was plentiful.  “The rain held off and the people kept coming in,” Jones said of Ridgeway’s 22nd Annual Pig on the Ridge Festival. Pictured above are the barbecue winners. Left, […]

Pig on the Ridge set for Nov. 5-6

RIDGEWAY – The first weekend in November means one thing in Ridgeway: the Pig is back. Friday night’s “No Pigs allowed” runs from 6 – 10:30 p.m. with activities for kids, craft sales, a street party with DJ Doug Pauley, and delicious and different non-pork cuisine for sale. Saturday kicks off with the BBQ judging […]

Pig on the Ridge set for Nov. 5 & 6

RIDGEWAY – Longtime members of the Pig on the Ridge Steering Committee – Rufus Jones, Donald Prioleau, Henry Dixon and Gloria Keeffe (who replaced founding member Tom Conner last year), will be turning over the reins of the 22-year old Pig on the Ridge festival to younger blood – Mack Miles, Tony Jones, Deb Truesdale […]

New leaders named for Pig on the Ridge festival

RIDGEWAY – The old guard is stepping down. Longtime members of the Pig on the Ridge Steering Committee – Rufus Jones, Donald Prioleau, Henry Dixon and Gloria Keeffe (who replaced founding member Tom Conner last year), have said enough is enough. After this year’s festival, they will be turning over the reins of the 20-year […]

POTR gives back despite absent 2020 festival income

RIDGEWAY – Every year for the last 21 years, the Pig on the Ridge barbecue festival steering committee has provided a portion of the Pig on the Ridge profits to 16 Ridgeway Churches and Geiger Elementary School who provide volunteers for the festival. The churches and Geiger use the donations to purchase Christmas gifts for […]

Pig on the Ridge canceled

RIDGEWAY – This won’t be the year of the pig. The Pig on the Ridge festival steering committee made the decision this week to cancel the Pig on the Ridge festival that was scheduled for the first weekend in November in Ridgeway. It would have been the 22nd year for the successful festival. “I know […]

Pig on the Ridge draws crowd

Pig on the Ridge – Nov. 1 & 2