South Carolina

Arts & Culture

A Fighter Jet Went Missing, and Southern Speculation Took Flight

We asked a former pilot, thriller writers, and James Lee Burke about the last moments of the F-35 saga in South Carolina that captured us all day

Champions of Conservation

Defender of Descendants: Jennie L. Stephens

Families with heirs’ property across the region have an ally in this South Carolina dynamo

Editor's Letter

From the Editor: ’Tis the [Dove] Season

Savoring a dove shoot, dogs, good food, and good friends


The Perfect DIY Shrimp Burger

Not fussy and not deep-fried, this recipe is fit for the weekday rotation


Pineapple Shrimp Fried Rice

Starring a canned version of the fruit that takes this comforting dish over the top


Seven Southern Towns for Pottery Lovers

Ceramics are a big deal in these small towns


The Wreck’s Super Fresh (and Super Simple) Fried Shrimp

Cook up the pride of a Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, mainstay


Where to Go in Columbia, South Carolina

A handful of Soda City highlights


My Wild Ride with Jimmy Buffett

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

Food & Drink

Six Grilling Tips from Rodney Scott and Bryan Furman

The Southern pitmasters share a few rules of thumb


Lowcountry-Boil Boiled Peanuts

Jimmy Hagood shares the Lowcountry alchemy that takes boiled peanuts to a new level of snacking deliciousness

Arts & Culture

Meet Blackmon Huckabee Jr., Clemson’s Viral TikTok Crooner

A Tiger wide receiver scores big on SportsCenter—with his singing voice

Food & Drink

Ten Southern Food and Drink Festivals Bringing the Flavor

The season’s best street spreads, eating competitions, and event-headlining delicacies

Arts & Culture

Three Tips for Surviving the Heat of Game Days

Advice from a lifelong (long-suffering) football fan


Seven of the South’s Great Fall Family Getaways

Load up the kids for a weekend (or longer)


Six Lesser-Known South Carolina Barrier Islands

Skip the crowds and head for these nature-filled hideaways

Food & Drink

Ten Must-Eat Coastal South Carolina Dishes

Whether regional standards or lesser-known favorites, these classic dishes are worth seeking out the next time you’re headed to the coast in the Palmetto State

Land & Conservation

Diamond in the Rough

Lessons from a chance encounter with a beached baby terrapin

Food & Drink

Seven Southern Old-Fashioned Soda Fountains

Step back in time, and grab some ice cream while you’re at it


Seven Tips for Exploring Hilton Head Like a Local

Savor the quiet side of a Lowcountry classic