September 10, 2020 - B&D BBQ Joint celebrated with a ribbon cutting event Thursday, September 10, 2020 and many from the community were in attendance.
Stephanie Elswick, Chamber Ambassador, introduced owners Diana and Billy Jack Pearce.
"Welcome everybody, this is a milestone in our lives," said Diana Pearce.
She explained her husband, Billy Jack, has worked away from home for the past 18 years and they now have the opportunity to open the restaurant, which also gives him the ability to be home.
"We're very grateful for our customers, we're very grateful for our staff," said Pearce.
Pearce introduced several of their staff members and family present for the ribbon cutting.
"We just want to say thank you, thank you to our community, thank you to Shelby County and thank you to the good Lord above for blessing us and seeing us through," said Pearce.
The event was graced with the presence of Harry Murdock, who first established Harry's Smokehouse at the same location years ago.
B&D BBQ Joint's hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 11am until 7pm. The business is located at 500 Cora Street in Center and their phone number is 936-591-8827.