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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

30 Slideshow

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

26 Slideshow

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

Weather

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

Shopping

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