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ENC Barbecue Titan Wilber Shirley Passes Away

ENC Barbecue Titan Wilber Shirley Passes Away

It is a sad days for fans of Eastern North Carolina barbecue.  Wilber Shirley passed away Monday at the age of 90. Shirley opened the iconic Wilber’s Barbecue in Goldsboro in 1962, with a plan to serve Eastern North Carolina-style barbecue cooked the old-fashioned way – whole hog, over a wood-fired pit. Over the years,…read more »

Reopened Wilber’s To Be Highlighted On TV Tonight

Reopened Wilber’s To Be Highlighted On TV Tonight

A landmark barbecue joint in Goldsboro will get some statewide attention on TV this evening. Host Bob Garner heads to the legendary Wilber’s Barbecue on tonight’s season premier of North Carolina Weekend on UNC-TV/PBS. The show airs at 9 PM tonight, Thursday, Oct. 1.read more »

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