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Thirty Percent Off Everything in Our Store

Get started on holiday shopping for your Southern family and friends. Sale runs through Sunday, December 4.

Faithful Friends

Our editor ponders whether we can create a new recipe for a happy Christmas.

Learning to Love the A Minus

Or, How the Pandemic Kicked My Kitchen Perfectionism to the Curb

The Special Decadence of Pimento Cheese

Sarah Brown knows exactly what’s right and exactly what’s wrong in the making of pimento cheese, specifically the sort that will send a shiver down your spine.

Four Poems by Will Wellman

Will Wellman brings us four poems from his heart — and from his native home of Florida.

The Old Man’s Favorite Bird Dog

His dog’s name was Rusty. He was a German shorthaired pointer. Daddy said he was the best bird dog ever.

Reconciliation Road

Maurice Carlos Ruffin and Tad Bartlett hit the road in Louisiana to talk about — and then write about — what the South’s future looks like.

Why We Hope

You can find hope inside every quality that defines us as Southerners.

Y’all Come

Editor Chuck Reece explains why Salvation South exists.

That Dog Won’t Hunt

Richard Murff admits to being perhaps the only Southerner ever to own two hunting dogs, neither of which would hunt.

But I Have Hope

Russell Worth Parker is a North Carolinian and a retired Marine Corps lieutenant colonel. He’s seen a lot and, like all of us, he lives every day in a nation more divided than ever. Still, he has hope. This is why.

My Superpower

When Lea-Anne Jackson’s little sister was diagnosed with leukemia, Lea-Anne was convinced she had a superpower that would save her. Then one day, it stopped working.