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Conservation

A Noah’s Ark for Rare Turtles

Some of the world’s rarest species live and thrive in the South Carolina backcountry

Sporting

An Unexpected Encounter in the Field

The land and wildlife manager at Palmetto Bluff goes on a turkey hunt—and gets the surprise of his life

Tastemaker

The One and Only Nathalie Dupree

The doyenne of Southern cooking reflects on helping to shape both the region’s cuisine and those who make it

The G&G Interview

Meet the Next Food Network Star: Kardea Brown

On her Food Network show, the South Carolina native celebrates her Gullah roots

Sporting

Chipping Away at the Old Blocks

Whether you find one or carve it yourself, every wooden decoy holds a little magic

Food & Drink

Secrets of a Southern Tomato Garden

Tips and tales from a prize-winning backyard gardener

G&G Interview

Craig Melvin’s Carolina Roots

How the Today show news anchor wears his Southern pride on his sleeve

11 Slideshow

Travel

Columbia Is Calling

A guide to the ultimate romantic weekend in Columbia, South Carolina

Conservation

South Carolina’s Wild Acquisition

Unspoiled island formerly owned by Ted Turner is now part of the state’s park system

Travel

A Lowcountry Escape

From coastal cottages to cozy dinners, Bluffton, South Carolina, gives visitors plenty of options for relaxing getaway weekends

Hurricane Florence

Days Later, New Flood Dangers from Florence

Three rivers swollen from the hurricane’s record rains meet in one spot: Georgetown, South Carolina. Here’s how the town is preparing

Homeplace

Inside an Artful Coastal Cottage

Taking art-house style to the max inside a South Carolina beach house

Travel

Weekend Getaway: Columbia, South Carolina

Eight reasons to escape to the capital city this summer

Food & Drink

The Bonds of Brotherhood—and Beef Jerky

More than forty years after being separated at birth, two Carolina brothers found each other—and a common love of food

Sporting

Secrets of the Bird-Dog Wizard

With an uncanny knack for working with bird dogs, Scott Miller became a legend on the field trial circuit. These days, he leads a quieter life in the Lowcountry, but he’s still training dogs, and, just as important, their owners

Travel

The Untamed Heart of Lake Jocassee

Cool Blue Ridge waters feed this secluded lake—and the soul

22 Slideshow

Home & Garden

Step Inside South Carolina’s Drayton Hall

Take a tour of the eighteenth-century estate of the Drayton family and the oldest unrestored historic site open to the public in America

Great Southern Houses

A Private Tour of Drayton Hall

Five facts you might not learn from a guide at the beautifully un-restored South Carolina estate

12 Slideshow

Travel

From Columbia SC, with Love

Seventy-two hours in the Real Southern Hot Spot

Fork in the Road

A Choice Cut in Charleston

A spirited steak house on the Holy City’s burgeoning Upper King Street gets all the details right