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North Carolina’s Living History

The meticulous re-creation of Tryon Palace showcases a 250-year-old story

The G&G Interview

Jared Padalecki Reinvents a Lone Star State Icon

The San Antonio native on kindness, “Texas values,” and what it means to play the titular role in a new Walker, Texas Ranger reboot

Arts & Culture

Julia Reed’s Lasting Legacy

In February, the Julia Evans Reed Charitable Trust will auction off the late writer’s estate, honoring the work she began in her lifetime

Arts & Culture

A New Tribute to Music in Nashville

The National Museum of African American Music is now open

Editor's Letter

Yearning for an Escape

Looking ahead to the joy of much-needed getaways

Arts & Culture

Ways to Pitch in on MLK Day

Celebrate the life of one of the nation’s greatest leaders with a day of service

College Football

The Nick Saban Dynasty

A lifelong Alabama fan and Saban biographer on meaning of the coach’s seventh college football national championship

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Arts & Culture

The Top-of-2021 Reading List for Southerners

G&G contributors, editors, and Southern book lovers share new releases and old favorites to read right away this year—and a couple forthcoming releases already on preorder

Arts & Culture

In Memoriam: Southerners We Lost in 2020

In a year marked by loss, we tip our caps to just a few of the many world-changing musicians, actors, public servants, and more who died in 2020

The Southern Agenda

How Southern Are You?

Test your knowledge of the South, and then stump a partner

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Arts & Culture

Our Favorite Books for Southerners in 2020

Dozens of memoirs, novels, and nonfiction books that got us through a year unlike any other

Ask G&G

What’s Shakin’?

Earthquakes, equinercising, and Muscle Shoals


The Scientists in the South Tracking and Predicting Hurricanes

What made 2020’s historic storm season so destructive—and how teams in Florida and Maryland manage it all

Arts & Culture

Bring Home a Wild Christmas Tree from a National Forest

Buy a permit, get to chopping, and help forest conservation along the way

Arts & Culture

Danielle Evans’s Factual Fiction

The Virginia native’s stunning new collection deftly wrestles with history and truth

Arts & Culture

North Carolina’s Living History

The meticulous re-creation of Tryon Palace showcases a 250-year-old story

Arts & Culture

Our Editors’ 2020 Wish List

A few items G&G staffers wouldn’t mind finding under the tree


The Ultimate Gift Guide for Kids

Fun presents for the littlest Southerners

Arts & Culture

Holiday Gift Guide: Great Ideas Under $300

More than two dozen winning ways to brighten the end of a topsy-turvy year

Editor's Letter

Remembering Our Friends

Saying goodbye to a few G&G stalwarts—and looking forward to a brand-new year

Gift Guide

Holiday Gifts to Last a Lifetime

A gathering of heirloom-quality presents

Arts & Culture

Delivering ‘Deliverance’

Forty-five years after the publication of James Dickey’s acclaimed novel, an oral history of one of the most unforgettable Southern movies of all time