Author: Barry Kaufman

Operation Sting

At the very heart of everything we hold dear lies the humble hive dwellers of the apian world, the bees. Where they go, we go. The entire world is waking up to their plight, and the dark shadow it could cast on humanity should bees disappear.

Faces & Heels: Wrestling

By God, folks, we’ve got ourselves a slobberknocker on our hands as the no-holds-barred attitude and high-flying flair of pro wrestling takes South magazine to the mat. Whaddya gonna do, brother?

The Godfather of Flowers

Tributes continue to echo out from a city in mourning for the man that most will forever remember as Savannah’s most colorful character.

The Last Great Wrestler

When the world’s most electrifying sport first began its move from dusty arenas to the bright lights of cable TV, Jerry Oates was already a star of the squared circle.

One step at a time

Little changes add up. No one knows that better than Matt Lyda, who went from muffin top to marathons in just six months.

GoSouth: Outside is just the tip of the Iceberg

This April will mark the 110th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic — in the early hours of April 15, 1912 — the majestic luxury liner whose tragic end resulted in an even more tragic Celine Dion song. 

Hunting for Elizabeth Mitchell

From the mysterious island of “Lost” to the sunny beaches of the “Outer Banks,” Elizabeth Mitchell brings a little touch of Southern charm to a pantheon of beautiful yet dangerous characters.

The Deens are Moving On

They may be world-famous for their Southern charm and culinary prowess, but before they ever appeared on camera or opened the famed Lady and Sons, they were just a lady and her sons. With fame came controversy, a storm that many thought would spell the end of the Deens. But ask any Southerner and they’ll tell you: You can’t keep a good family down.

Redefining the Modern Icon

From professional climber, to law enforcement, Lee Vartanian’s past experience came in handy when he launched the company that would elevate the quality and style of the K-9 gear industry.

House of Mercy, House of Grace

For centuries, a few hundred acres outside of Savannah have fostered a divine mission to guide young boys toward success. Today, that mission sees its ultimate manifestation in Bethesda Academy.

Dirt Tack Racing in the South

There’s nothing more southern than a day spent watching dirt fly and rubber burn. Garrett Shurling of Shurling Motorsports takes us behind the wheel of the dirt track racing world.

Ed ♥ is Love

Collective Soul frontman Ed Roland has seen the world from the dizzying heights of rock and roll stardom, But he’s still just A good old Southern boy raised on faith, family and music.

Girls' Getaway to Bluffton

This quaint, coastal town is the next big thing in Instaworthy trips. Here's South magazine's getaway guide to B-town, South Carolina.

Old Town Bluffton Inn

Travel In The Lowcountry: Bluffton South Carolina (B-Town): Immerse yourself in the blissful charm of Old Town Bluffton with a stay at a magnificent property right in its heart.

Shoot Your Shot

Banker by day, savvy restaurateur and ambitious sports agent by night, Nate Shaffer is determined to make his and his clients’ dreams come true.

Sticks & Stones

Chuck Leavell is a rock and roll legend turned environmentalist. The Rolling Stone talks about his latest hit “Chuck Leavell: The Tree Man.”