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Southern Comfort: Saying Hello to Fall in South Carolina

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.22.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

When it comes to the mechanically cooled contemporary American South, this may be close to blasphemy. But here goes: Some of us do not like central air. Indoor breezes are indoor breezes, if you ask me. You might be in a mall, or at the movies, or driving around in your car.

A Photo Tour Of Beguiling Savannah

Susan Fogwell | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

Historic Savannah is beguiling and ethereal with its mystical moss-draped oaks shading cobblestone streets. There are 24 squares forming a series of neighborhoods with elegant and eclectic mansions.

Why I'm Absolutely Sure James Franco Is Straight

Matthew Terrell | Posted 07.31.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

During my senior year I had the honor of interviewing celebrities on camera for the film festival, and my first guest was going to be James Franco. Years of toiling in the student newspaper, radio, and TV station had paid off: I was finally a real-ish entertainment journalist!

The Moment That Reminded Me What Marriage Is All About

Sarah Kooiman | Posted 09.19.2014 | Weddings
Sarah Kooiman

All at once, I was overcome with the weight of the moment and I found I couldn't take another step. Suddenly very aware of my frizzy hair and rumpled t-shirt, I retreated to behind a tree, my destination all but forgotten, and watched.

Kitten Swims To Shore After Being Tossed From Georgia Bridge

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A 10-week-old kitten plummeted from a tall Savannah, Georgia bridge into the water below but survived and swam to shore. Polic...

Child Rape Case Leaves Mysteries

AP | MITCH WEISS and RAY HENRY and KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 09.01.2014 | Crime

Matthew Coniglio's Georgia home held a trove of child pornography, more than 50,000 images and videos stored on laptops, external hard drives and thum...

The Stories We Tell Is the Book We Have Been Waiting For Patti Callahan Henry To Write

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 08.24.2014 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Henry strikes a chord with her readers because she bares her heart and her soul in her works. Still there was always an indication that Henry was capable of creating something bigger, better and more compelling.

Mary Kay Andrews Charms Us Again With Save the Date

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 08.03.2014 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

The entire book turns upon Cara's successes and losses in the world of business and romance. And it is all told with the charm and beauty we have come to expect from Andrews.

Georgia Peaches

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.01.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

These Georgia peaches have contributed to the culture and economy of their state and the U.S. I have profiled two amazing Georgia women in recent blogs: Coretta Scott King and Juliette Gordon Low, both of whom have been inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. Of course, there are many other accomplished Georgia women. Let's learn about a few.

5 Fabulously Fancy Southern Brunches for Mother's Day

trivago | Posted 07.09.2014 | Travel
trivago

If you're still searching for that perfect gift for Mom -or planning a romantic weekend getaway to Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee or Virginia - hotel search trivago has your Southern Sunday brunch menu covered.

Photos Reveal Life Inside Rustic Georgia Camps Populated By Hundreds Of Homeless People

AP | Associated Press | Posted 05.02.2014 | Impact

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Officer Tom Gentner works a police beat few Savannah residents ever see, patrolling 20 rustic camps populated by hundreds of ho...

The 15 Most Amazing Places Uncle Sam Could Send You

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

Did you know the U.S. military maintains roughly 1,000 military installations around the world? That includes almost 200 installations in Germany, rou...

Conversation With Theaster Gates: On Finding the Sweetest Fodder for His Imagination

Kisa Lala | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

"Brick and clay have the potential to be... well, they only have the limitations of the maker."

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Savannah Stopover Sessions Part 2 - Electric Boogaloo?

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Here's part two of A-Sides' exclusive performances taken at the Savannah Stopover Festival last month. Again, watch some great bands performing grea...

The 5 Best Places To Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Hopper.com | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

The biggest and best celebrations are concentrated either in Ireland itself, or in that land across the water, where so many Irish immigrants settled in successive waves from the 17th century on.

A Festival For Everyone

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

Missing out on beads, beignets, and Bourbon Street? Don't worry, we've got you covered. We've discovered an option for just about everyone with enough...

Paula Deen To Open New Restaurant

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Paula Deen's comeback trail is leading her to the Smoky Mountains of east Tennessee. The Savannah, Ga.-based celebrity cook ...

Clarence Thomas: Supreme Court Injustice

Steve Nelson | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics
Steve Nelson

Clarence Thomas says, "Every person in this room has endured a slight," as though a white person's encounter with a thoughtless store clerk is roughly equivalent. In my New York City school, every single boy of color I've spoken with has experienced racial profiling.

Massive Fire Rages In Savannah

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2014 | Crime

By Kevin Murphy Feb 8 (Reuters) - A fire ignited 5,600 tons of stored rubber at a warehouse in Savannah, Georgia, on Saturday, spreadi...

Great Getaways: Savannah

Budget Travel | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If you're looking for a fun, affordable Southern getaway, visit Savannah, where you'll find the perfect mix of Southern hospitality, nightlife, and enough action to satisfy every food lover and history buff.

Shrimp and Grits: A Ghost Story

Judith Newton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Judith Newton

A dish of Shrimp and Grits had put me in touch with a hidden history, with one of the ways that slaves and descendants of slaves--long regarded as "other" by white Southerners--had deeply shaped Southern cuisine, culture, and identity.

The Top 10 Cities in the U.S.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Earlier this year we all went mad for the "Friendliest and Unfriendliest U.S. Cities" list, and now we bring you the all around best. Napa's beautiful; Savannah, GA has "got it all"; New York is "electric." Agree? Disagree?

WATCH: Big Lizard Decomposes In Gruesome Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.09.2013 | Science

What happens to an animal's body after it dies? Find out in the Earth Unplugged video above, an amazing time-lapse from Sam Hume and Simon Baxter t...

"Savannah" Is Lovely To Look At But Difficult To Understand

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 11.14.2013 | Entertainment
Jackie K. Cooper

Movie Review Jackie K Cooper ...

Aisle View: Spouse Cheating in Old Savannah

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The Amoralists, that outlandishly unconventional troupe that regularly appears with unusual and eyebrow-raising theatrical fare dedicated to "plumbing the depths of the social, political, spiritual and sexual characteristics of human nature," has done it again.