Shealy’s Bar-B-Que has garnered national attention for years. From presidential visits to TV spots and generations of loyal barbeque lovers, Shealy’s has a lot to celebrate during their 50thanniversary.
Walking into Shealy’s Bar-B-Que, a few things become immediately clear. First, you won’t be leaving hungry, because three buffets are full of fresh country cooking and mouth-watering desserts. Second, you will likely make a new friend as you find a place at the communal tables. The friendly staff greet you like an old friend and your dining companions aren’t afraid to strike up a conversation. Lastly, you know you’re someplace special – a place that has found a niche celebrating its roots while ushering in a new generation of barbeque eaters.
This year marks an incredible 50 years in business for Shealy’s which is located in Batesburg-Leesville, SC. For Sherrie Shealy Jumper, the third generation Shealy to work for the family business, building this business for the past 50 years has been no small feat for her and her family. Years of dedication has resulted in growing the business to include bottled sauces that retail in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia and ship around the world, and opening T&S Farm, a special events venue, all while maintaining a busy restaurant is quite an accomplishment.
The Shealy family is sharing the excitement with all the customers who have made the past 50 years possible. From now until September 2, 2019, Shealy’s customers can enter to win a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and, for the month of June, every 50thcustomer will only pay $1.50 for the buffet, the original price in 1969.
For any restaurant to hit the 50 year mark is a huge accomplishment, but for Shealy’s, it almost seemed unattainable and unavoidable at the same time. The surrounding community has become a part of what makes this business so special. From the longtime staff, like Rocky, who has been working in the kitchen for more than 40 years, to the generations of customers who arrive hungry, Shealy’s has been built on the good people of Batesburg-Leesville.
For South State Bank, customers are like family, and celebrating their milestones and supporting their growth is an important part of relationship banking. We are proud to celebrate Shealy’s on 50 great years of serving their customers and the Batesburg-Leesville community.
Start planning your visit to Shealy’s by visiting their website here.