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12:51 pm on Wednesday April 10, 2013

Retired Piggly Wiggly mascot shot after escaping pig pen

Maggie, a 250-pound pig that formerly worked as a mascot for Piggly Wiggly was gunned down by a motorist after escaping her pig pen.
6:32 am on Wednesday November 25, 2009

Come on out to Salley for the Chitlin' Strut 2009

Image by Flickr user greenkayak73 Image by 20091125-pig.jpgWhile there's no shortage of fun to be had this Thanksgiving weekend, if you want a real cultural experience you could consider heading up to Salley, South Carolina, (near Columbia) for the...
2:34 pm on Tuesday April 28, 2009

Tracking down the origin of swine flu

Image by Farm SanctuaryImage by 20090428-pigs.jpg Pig farming these days doesn't bring to mind images of rolling hills.It's a bit off-topic, but as the debate about swine flu continues to heat up and get closer to home, I'd like to point out two...