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When Pups Get Their Close-Ups

Man’s best friend gets a closer look through a South Carolina portrait photographer’s lens

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A Southern Family Portrait

The acclaimed author of Big Fish often draws inspiration—literally—from his offbeat kin. Behold his unparalleled pedigree

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A Southern Small-Town Comeback

How one inventive boutique helped revive tiny St. Joseph, Louisiana

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A Timeline of Modern Grits History

Grits are a mainstay in Southern cuisine, and over the decades, they’ve also been an important part of Southern pop culture. Here, eight great grits highlights

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Meet “the Tiger,” Clemson’s Mascot

The Clemson mascot chats teams, tigers, and traditions

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From Jail to Georgia

Second chances, animal calls, and barlow knives


What We’re Reading: Cat Tale

The compelling saga of the Florida panther’s comeback

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G&G’s Most Popular Online Stories of 2019

Twenty of the most-read items published this year on

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When Pups Get Their Close-Ups

Man’s best friend gets a closer look through a South Carolina portrait photographer’s lens

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Garden & Gun’s Best Photos of 2019

Fifty of the most compelling images from the pages of G&G this year


Hometown Strong

After a tornado swept through Laurel, Mississippi, locals Erin and Ben Napier of HGTV’s Home Town start a fundraiser to help get their community back on its feet

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Our Favorite Southern Books of 2019

Memoirs, novels, a deep dive on Harper Lee, and landmark cookbooks—here are our favorite reads of the year

The High & The Low

Out to Pasture

In defense of the honorable ass

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Inside Birmingham’s Newest Independent Bookstore

Thank You Books celebrates its grand opening in Magic City

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Celebrating Eighty Years of Gone with the Wind

How Georgia will mark the film’s anniversary


The Ultimate Gift Guide for Kids

Fun presents for the littlest Southerners

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Our Editors’ 2019 Holiday Wish List

Here’s what G&G staffers hope to find under the tree

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Splurge-Worthy Gifts for Those Closest to You

Covetable gift ideas, all under $400


Dynamic Soul

Devon Gilfillian brings a sound all his own on his inspiring debut

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Fifty Years of True Grit

John Wayne’s granddaughter gives a behind-the-scenes look at a new exhibition that compares the classic Western novel and two films

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A Lowcountry Landmark Preserved

A new conservation easement secures Boone Hall’s future in Charleston

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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