Guy Martin

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Pine Straw Pilferers and Tailgating Titleholders

Answering your questions on pine-straw bandits, billfish bites, and top tailgates


Hurricane Warnings: What You Need to Know in 2021

The forecast, what it means, and the surprising change to what counts as an “average” season

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Call of the Wild

Gator vibes, high horses, and miracle migrations


The Great American Legacy of Willie Nelson

Why the singer-songwriter matters so much, on the occasion of his birthday


Everything You Need to Know About This Year’s Unusual Kentucky Derby

What to look for at this Saturday’s much-anticipated running

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Dandy Dressing and Neighbor Stressing

Fop fates, mowing fanatics, and Texas subdivisions

Food & Drink

Why Roasting a Fresh Ham for Easter Is Worth the Effort

The delicious pleasures of forgoing your usual pre-baked, pre-brined pork

Arts & Culture

A Case for the South Carolina State Flag

As the emblem undergoes a fraught redesign, a look back at how the now iconic palmetto-and-crescent banner came to be

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Eau de Chapeau

Cap care, wasp upsides, and Mardi Gras at home

Arts & Culture

How the South Is Rocketing NASA to the Moon—and Beyond

From the Artemis moonshot, to the new Space Command, to the mission to Mars, the South is the center of the universe

Food & Drink

Bob Dylan’s Surprising Nashville Bourbon Empire

Uncorking the story behind the freewheeling singer-songwriter’s burgeoning Heaven’s Door Distillery

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What’s Shakin’?

Earthquakes, equinercising, and Muscle Shoals


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

Home for the Holidays

The Tangled Origins of the South’s Holiday Traditions

Embracing the roots of our rites and routines

Arts & Culture

Why the Breeders’ Cup Is the Horse Race to Watch This Year

Derby, who? Triple Crown, what? Saturday’s Keeneland event is heating up to be the most exciting run of 2020

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Backyard Barnyards, COVID Caution, and a Jazz Genius

Answering reader questions on chicken coops, navigating the holidays, and the catalog of a Southern great

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Field Medicine

Dove shoots, better biscuits, and pandemic protocol

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Snakes, Summer Sippers, and Staying Cool

Snake love, summer sippers, and staying cool.

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Tally-Ho to Tradition

Steeplechase shenanigans, a baseball legend, and the power of the written word

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Funeral Fundamentals, Grapefruit League High Jinx, and More

Open caskets, Mardi Gras music, and old-Florida baseball