Amanda Heckert

Amanda Heckert is a deputy editor at Garden & Gun. A native of Inman, South Carolina, she previously served as the editor in chief of Indianapolis Monthly and as a senior editor at Atlanta magazine. She lives in Charleston with her husband, Justin, and their dog, Cooper.

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A Classic Otis Redding Album, Fifty Years Later

Celebrating Complete & Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul

Arts & Culture

Hurricane Matthew: Dispatch from Downtown Charleston

Local photographer Leigh Webber set out on foot to document the semi-abandoned town, starting at shuttered King Street and making her way down to the swamped Battery.


Remembering College Football’s Most Lopsided Victory

Marking the anniversary of Georgia Tech’s 222–0 win over Cumberland University

Arts & Culture

Why We’ll Miss Legendary Broadcaster Charles Osgood

Get ready to say goodbye to the bow tie

Arts & Culture

Must-See Fall TV Shows with a Southern Twist

Three fall debuts that use Southern settings to enhance the storytelling.