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ROGERSVILLE—The First Community Bank Great Chili Cook-off will be one of the first events to kick off the 37th annual Heritage Days weekend.

The event will be held in conjunction with the Cruise-In on Friday evening, October 14, 2016. Beginning at 3 p.m. in the Hale Springs Inn Courtyard, teams will gather to cook and create their best chili recipe.

Beginning at 5 p.m., the public is invited to taste samples from each participating team. The charge is $5 for a bowl and spoon.

A beer garden with live music will also be hosted during this time. Those sampling are invited to cast their vote for the People’s Choice award. Overall judging will begin at 5:30 p.m. and winners announced soon after.

Individuals who are interested in entering a team may obtain information, rules/guidelines and an entry form at The Rogersville Review, The Depot, Hale Springs Inn, Mountain Star Mall, Local Artist Gallery, U-Save Pharmacy and First Community Bank.

Entry forms may also be obtained at For more information, contact Beth Metz at (423) 923-2488.