Lindsey Liles

Southern Focus

Backstage at Westminster

Beyond the show’s spotlight, photographer Landon Nordeman captures good dogs and their handlers

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Possum Town

O. N. Pruitt’s rare photos of Jim Crow–era Mississippi feature in a new book

Arts & Culture

A Southern Spin on a Scottish Tradition

On January 25, North Carolinians with Scottish roots will pour the whisky and serve up the haggis for Burns Night

Arts & Culture

Meet the Art Collector Who Fills in Gaps of Louisiana History One Portrait at a Time

Jeremy K. Simien has a historian’s outlook, a designer’s eye, stories to tell, and the collection to prove it

Arts & Entertainment

How Uga the Georgia Bulldog Preps for Game Day

Champions never miss a pre-game nap and post-game little snack

Land & Conservation

A New Beer in Virginia Is a Literal Taste of Longleaf Pine

Black Narrows Brewing Co. and the Nature Conservancy partner up to tell the story of forgotten Southern forests


Standing up for Lowcountry Bats

A disappearing species finds potential refuge on the Carolina coast

Land & Conservation

Saying Goodbye to Winter, a Very Special Dolphin

The star of the 2011 movie Dolphin Tale died at age sixteen, but she won’t be forgotten by her caretakers or her fans


You’re Never Too Old for Sesame Street. Here’s the Drink to Prove It

The team at a South Carolina restaurant created a cocktail worthy of Ernie (rubber duck and all) in time for the show’s anniversary

Arts & Culture

Maryland’s Waterfowl Festival Turns Fifty

Wildlife artist Bart Walter unveils a special bronze sculpture for the occasion

Home & Garden

The Secrets to a Great Rocking Chair

A Florida craftsman shares how he achieves next-level porch sitting

Land & Conservation

See a Rare Litter of Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnakes

With “big old eyes and a button for a rattle,” these baby snakes offer hope for a struggling species

Food & Drink

Think You Really Know South Carolina’s Food?

Taste the State from chef Kevin Mitchell and culinary historian David S. Shields shares South Carolina’s most delicious stories

Food & Drink

A New Cookbook from Biscuit Queen Carrie Morey

Hot Little Suppers offers weeknight dinners by the dozen—and yes, biscuits abound, too

Land & Conservation

Why Do Leaves Change Color?

Whether they’re turning yellow, orange, red, or not at all, a tree’s fall leaves are a window into its personality

Arts & Culture

College Football Decoded: Boomer Sooner

How two former insults became the University of Oklahoma’s favorite saying

Arts & Culture

College Football Decoded: War Eagle

Auburn’s golden eagles are a thing of (extremely strange) legend

Land & Conservation

Seven Culturally Significant Plants to the Chickasaw People

An ethnobotanist shares some of the surprising ways the Chickasaw used wax myrtle, sassafras, and yaupon holly

The Cajun Navy Responds to Hurricane Ida

How you can help the volunteer rescue organization, and other on-the-ground relief efforts in Louisiana

Arts & Culture

Calling the Hogs 101

An Arkansan introduces a perplexed visitor from abroad to a hallowed Razorback tradition