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The Last of the Southern Girls

White House insider. Socialite. Best-selling author. Pioneering broadcaster. A torrid romance with Willie Morris. Barbara Howar of North Carolina did it all, living a life most of us can only imagine before eventually giving the finger to the spotlight. We tracked down one of the great—and largely overlooked—Southern heroines


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Talking Fatherhood with TV Anchor and New Author Craig Melvin

In his debut book, the newscaster and South Carolina native writes about what it means to become a father, and how he learned to understand his own distant dad

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Call of the Wild

Gator vibes, high horses, and miracle migrations

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How to Make a Sun Print

A beginner’s guide to the photography method, from Georgia’s Rinne Allen

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Winning Gifts for Father’s Day

Find a present from Fieldshop by Garden & Gun that dad will enjoy for years to come

Books

Shining a Light on Ford and Edison’s Southern Utopia

A new book shares the story of their vision for an Alabama megacity

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Perfect Summer Dresses for the South

Our picks for stylish looks that beat the heat

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Memories of North Carolina’s Mast General Store

Porch conversations in Valle Crucis, North Carolina, a town wrapped in nostalgia

Country Accent

A Chef’s Perfect Beach Day

The pressures of the last year find release in a dream day by the water

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Your 2021 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Thoughtful presents for Dad, from mail-order steaks to summer shirts

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The Joy and the Power of High on the Hog

Based on a book by the culinary historian Jessica B. Harris, the new Netflix series celebrates the influence of African American culture and ingenuity on the country’s cuisine

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On With the Show

Festivals are coming back in the South in a big way

The G&G Interview

The Singular Voice of Will Patton

The Hollywood fixture rules the audiobook world, too

Collections

Jon Batiste’s Marvelous Melodicas

The musical renaissance man can trace his life in music with an impressive collection

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Real Talk on Southern Marriage

A North Carolina weddings writer dishes on her favorite Southern couples, explains why we all love love, and shares the traditions she’s ready to see annulled

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The Big, Bold Hats You Need This Summer

Statement-making toppers for shading your face (and boosting your mood)

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What Mama Gave You

G&G readers share what their Southern moms passed on, for better or worse

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Inside Erin and Ben Napier’s New Series, Home Town Takeover

The HGTV stars turn their talents to revamping an Alabama town

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide for 2021

Fifteen lovely ways to show your appreciation

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Pop Art Meets Impressionism in a Colorful Florida Garden

Step through the garden gate at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota

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Dandy Dressing and Neighbor Stressing

Fop fates, mowing fanatics, and Texas subdivisions

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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