Out of the Miry Clay: The Inspiring Story of Augusta Savage
With the wet clay she was given, she molded and shaped a life of her own choosing—regardless the accepted societal convention of the day ... Read More
Southern State Capitols: Beauty, History, and Quirks (Part Two)
Some may be a bit fancier than others, but all of these Southern state capitols have some, er, interesting stories behind them ... Read More
Faster ’n Fish: The Swimming Scientist’s Record Tennessee River Swim
Collecting both data and attention, German professor Andreas Fath set the world record for swimming the Tennessee—from Knoxville to Paducah ... Read More
Southern State Songs That Stick in Your Head
If every state had a Ray Charles song or a James Taylor tune, there wouldn't be a soul to forget it ... Read More
The Great American Pyramid and the Bass Pro to Beat Them All
Old World Egypt ain’t got nothing on us—our pyramids have stuff inside you can ride, eat, and buy ... Read More

Out of the Miry Clay: The Inspiring Story of Augusta Savage

Green Cove Springs, Florida

With the wet clay she was given, she molded and shaped a life of her own choosing—regardless the accepted societal convention of the day

Southern State Capitols: Beauty, History, and Quirks (Part Two)

Frankfort, KY; Baton Rouge, LA; Annapolis, MD; Jackson, MS

Some may be a bit fancier than others, but all of these Southern state capitols have some, er, interesting stories behind them

Faster ’n Fish: The Swimming Scientist’s Record Tennessee River Swim

Paducah, Kentucky

Collecting both data and attention, German professor Andreas Fath set the world record for swimming the Tennessee—from Knoxville to Paducah

Southern State Songs That Stick in Your Head

Oklahoma, Georgia, West Virginia, and Kentucky

If every state had a Ray Charles song or a James Taylor tune, there wouldn’t be a soul to forget it

The Great American Pyramid and the Bass Pro to Beat Them All

Memphis, Tennessee

Old World Egypt ain’t got nothing on us—our pyramids have stuff inside you can ride, eat, and buy

Southern State Capitols: Beauty, History, and Quirks (Part One)

Montgomery, AL; Little Rock, AR; Tallahassee, FL; Atlanta, GA

Join Andi Reynolds as she takes us on a quick tour of some of the most important—and impressive—buildings in the South

Farmer-Hunters: Hunt in the Morning, Harvest in the Afternoon

England, Arkansas

At the Brantley farm in England, Arkansas, hunting is as much in the family DNA as farming, and hunting seasons cycle with harvest like the crops themselves

A Story to Tell: Discovering Paducah

Paducah, Kentucky

UNESCO Creative City Paducah, Kentucky, knows the time-honored truth well: What is art if not a clever iteration of a story we need to tell?

Digging Deep: Southern Stone

The American South

Southern quarries may not be the most beautiful things in the world, but some of the most beautiful things in the world have certainly been made from their offerings

36,159 Days and Counting: Katherine Johnson and the Math of NASA

Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

When the first US astronaut orbited the earth over a half-century ago, this was the woman who ran the numbers for him to make sure he could get back home

Pencil City USA

Shelbyville, Tennessee

Having stood the tests of time and technology, the good ol’ pencil is here to stay—and this Southern town has long been a primary supplier to America and the world

Childhood Dreams: Camping on the Blue Ridge Parkway

North Carolina and Virginia

Camping was cheap in the 1950’s, and the Blue Ridge Parkway just an hour and a half away from home—it was a quick relaxing vacation for mom and dad, and a dream come true for two kids