MILTON — Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church is taking pre-orders for barbecue ribs, which are $24 per slab.

Bethlehem Primitive Baptist Church member Fred Rich is preparing barbecue ribs for an upcoming fundraiser. Rich is known in the Milton community as "Mr. Smokes."

Orders will be taken until Oct. 19. The barbecue ribs can be picked up from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 28 at the church, located at 5339 Zero Lane, Milton.

This is a fundraiser for Bethlehem's 140th anniversary, which is in November. Elder Edward T. Hayes is the pastor.

For more information or to place an order, call Rosalyn Hall at 572-2818 or Toni Hayes Barnes at 313-3050.