Trudy Haywood Saunders


7 Historic Southern Theaters That Play On

Age ain’t nothing but a number for these still-thriving venues

Arts & Culture

This Old Truck

A love letter to vintage family vehicles, and why Southerners just can’t stand to part with them


Following the Sonker Trail

On the road in search of the classic North Carolina cousin to the cobbler (and a recipe, to boot)

Food & Drink

Lessons from the Blueberry Patch

The art of picking, courtesy of a lifelong lover of the berry

Arts & Culture

The Little Entertainment Town That Could

Along Branson, Missouri’s Highway 76, music and homespun entertainment spills out of caves, drawing onlookers for generations

Hidden Gem

Discover What’s Inside a Giant Roadside Strawberry

After a day at the beach, one nostalgic North Carolina wonder is worth a pit stop


When Annie Oakley Came to Pinehurst

How the legendary sure shot blasted her way into North Carolina history