“The South is America’s Ireland, a land of music, the arts, good people, food and wines, literature, and great whiskey. We cover people, places and events too often overlooked by well-intentioned media. Enjoy the journey and please come visit with us. You’re always welcome!” ~ Doc Lawrence

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TRAVEL IN THE SOUTH

From Key West to Louisville with stops in Nashville, Atlanta, Charleston, Charlottesville and more. Festivals, celebrations featured alongside tourism treasures that are worth the time and effort.

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WINE, FOOD & SPIRITS

Doc Lawrence, Lynne Brandon and Malika Bowling know the great Southern wineries, distilllleries and restaurants from Barbecue to gourmet dining. Wine pairing accompanies oreginal recipes from celebrity chefs like 2016 Emmy winner, Chef Lara Lyn Carter.

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ART WITH AN ACCENT

The folk art of Reverend Howard Finster, Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Clementine Hunter and many others is featured along with the fine art of Atlanta's High Museum of Art and the exciting galleries that line Royal Street in New Orleans. We cover the performing arts and great theater venues as well. .

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JACK DANIEL’S INTERNATIONAL BARBECUE COMPETITION

This is the Master’s of barbecue,” observes Gary Prater, the renowned Tennessee restaurateur and fellow judge at the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Barbecue. His comparison to golf’s most prestigious competition was on point. Here, beside the historic Jack Daniel’s Distillery, teams from across the country and around the world will light the coals and fan the flames going head to head in an intense battle of smoking, seasoning and searing... Read More