We carry our stories close to the vest here, but we also live to tell them. Life in the South is unlike anywhere—and it unfolds in ways beautiful and destructive, right before our very eyes.
Greg McPhee is an artist. But his work isn’t in any museum or hanging in any gallery. In fact, it’s destroyed on the same day he creates it, and he prefers it that way.
The Giving Issue is our yearly celebration and reflection of the humbling acts of charitable donation, work, and time. Read November's Letter from the Editor.
January is luminescent. The light is different this time of year, more brilliant—the skies crisp, the nights starry. It’s like Earth shines anew, having sloughed off old skin. We, too, seek change and improvement. Welcome to a new start. Resolution...
Lights, (phone) camera, action—here we are again at December, which, between parties and presents, feels the fastest month of the year. And, if 2014 is any indication, the month may end before you finish this letter.   We find this issue—the...
Understanding the concept of gratitude often requires the absence of something: Cold makes us thankful for warmth. Hunger makes us thankful for food. Chaos makes us thankful for calm.   Yet, at times, we want the opposite of those things. Maybe,...

Editor's Letter

Maverick Spirits

Last October, I discovered my purpose. Contrary to what you might think, it wasn’t the answer to “What...

Southern Sides

Life in the South is like a Southern cafeteria—one of the remaining vestiges of history that is...

Think Forward

T he mind is a powerful muscle, and we hold both the lock and the key to our...

Editor's Picks

The Eternal Art

The late painter Matt Baumgardner chose to dance where the angels play

Field & Fire

Professional soccer kicks off in Greenville this month, with former World Cup star John Harkes at the helm

Bare Essence

Village photographer Allie Monday empowers women to empower themselves

Core Insight

Furman alum Nick Craig leads Fortune 500 companies and CEOs to their authentic purpose

Good Times Roll

New Orleans’ NOPSI Hotel elegantly blends past and present