Chris Dixon

A man catches a wave on a surfboard


How a chance career opportunity turned into an enduring friendship that ended too soon

Land & Conservation

Some of the city’s best assets are the ones that have been here thousands of years

Land & Conservation

After years of planning, the first batch of Sapelo Purple Ribbon Sugarcane Syrup comes to fruition

Arts & Culture

The remarkable matriarch of Sapelo Island’s Gullah Geechee culture died Sunday at 72


A South Carolina family builds for the future while preserving its past

Arts & Culture

Cornelia Bailey, the matriarch of the last pocket of Gullah Geechee culture on Georgia’s Sapelo Island, is on a mission to give this unique community a future


A paddling trip through the primeval landscape of South Carolina’s Congaree River reveals some of the region’s most magnificent trees


For a Charleston builder, old tools reveal the secrets of the craftsmen who came before him

Food & Drink

How one farmer has traveled the South to find and save the disappearing breeds of our past—one goat, sheep, cow, pig, and goose at a time


When John Rucker and his Boykins head out, reptile researchers pay heed

Land & Conservation

For one Civil War relic collector, the past can be very much alive

Made in the South

Giving new life to old wood


Georgia farmers produce the South’s newest cash crop