Nic Brown


With a hatchet, a knife, paintbrushes, and a deep reverence for nature and American folk art, Mark McNair turns out some of the finest decoys ever to float the Atlantic coast

Home & Garden

A long-awaited refuge reflects its lakeside locale in the South Carolina foothills

Arts & Culture

Now entering its third season, TrueSouth brings a nuanced taste of the region to TV


A string of small towns along a gorgeous stretch of the state beckon for wide-open adventure


From fly fishing to bird-dog training, these are the tips top sportsmen live by


Find the best places to steady your aim, dial in your cast, fly a falcon, or craft an heirloom-quality bamboo rod


Deep in the woods, three generations of Atlantans make memories at their charming hunt camp


The South Carolina ornithologist’s enthusiasm has brought the pursuit—and its connections to history and race—to a new audience

G&G Interview

Gut-busting laughs. Heartache. The North Carolina shore. David Sedaris weaves them all into a new memoir


Even amid the pink-sand 
beaches, pastel colonial homes, and easy elegance of Harbour 
Island, the Bahama House 
turns heads


Designer Leigh Magar dreams up a line of apparel and home goods steeped in the indigo culture of the Lowcountry


Chapel Hill’s Alexander Julian fashions a sport coat to beat the Southern heat


Three summer exhibitions explore the remarkable career of North Carolina’s Burk Uzzle

Southern Masters

With a devotion to perfection and a penchant for innovation, Mary Jackson has taken the age-old art of sweetgrass basket weaving to the world stage

Southern Masters

With a gift for seeing meaning in the things others throw away, Lonnie Holley is showing the art world that beauty is where you find it


Lakeside living where Mayberry charm meets academia

Our Kind of Place

A gorgeously overgrown graveyard in coastal North Carolina preserves centuries of stories

Food & Drink

For Bill Smith, the chef who has quietly kept Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s beloved Crook’s Corner at the heart of the Southern culinary universe for more than twenty years, food always revolves around family—the one he’s related to and the one he isn’t

Sporting Scene

The reigning king of American tennis is a nice Southern boy from North Carolina

Home & Garden

Now in his nineties, the mastermind behind the homes of Johnny Cash and other country music greats is still building some of the world’s most unusual houses