The History of the National Hollerin’ Contest

Great Big Story visits Spivey’s Corner, North Carolina to meet some of the country’s best hollers and learn about the history of Spivey’s National Hollerin’ Contest.

“For nearly half a century, Spivey’s Corner, North Carolina has made a name for itself as the epicenter of good ol’ time hollerin’. But what exactly does hollerin’ entail? Well, before cell phones, cars or electricity, farmers had to rely on the strength of their voices to carry messages across the countryside.”

Previously: The Great Bagel Rivalry