South Magazine - Dec-Jan 2011

Slavery Reexamined

Robert Morris’ upcoming Telfair exhibit reveals a hidden chapter in the South’s relationship with slavery Long after I stepped outside artist Robert Morris’ private studio on Tybee Island and into the cool autumn breeze, images lingered in my mind. Out…

The Greatest Kids in the South

For the first-ever greatest kids contest, south asked savannahians to submit photos of their kids, and they did—by the hundreds. Then, still leaving it in the hands of the locals, we let readers choose the winners. The results speak for…

Savannah’s Golden Boy

A Georgia boy by birth, football legend Shannon Sharpe came from humble beginnings. But his hard work and determination eventually afforded him a spot on his college team and then led him to the NFL. Recently, after being inducted into…

The Dean of Plastic Surgery

Big personalities and a strong professional drive must run deep in Zarem genes. Most Savannahians know a thing or two about PR guru Bobby Zarem, but few may be as familiar with his brother, Dr. Harvey Zarem, although he stacks…

MMA Madness

Savannah-based MMA fighter and reality tv show star Stephen Bass makes himself at home in the fastest growing sport in the world Spike TV’s The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) television series has been cultivating MMA fighters that are groomed to be…

The Life and Times of an Emergency Care Doctor

The Emergency Room department at Memorial University Hospital is a particularly exceptional one. It has all the accouterments of a typical city ER: beds, medical machines and a bustling staff—all of which are state-of-the-art. But there’s much more than the…

Behind the Gates with the Sisters of Mercy

When you stroll the streets of downtown Savannah during the day, the towering presence of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist looms over the city. What’s often overlooked is the quiet structure that sits in its shadow. With its…

A Chaplain’s Story

He steps off the elevator outside the Intensive Care Unit. The date is December 23, 2010, just two days before Christmas. He’s going into a situation he knows will be tough. As with most calls, he knows why he’s going…

I Can’t Believe It’s Not (Loaded With) Butter!

Savannah Restaurants Take the Fat Out of Southern Favorites The most famous of Savannah’s Southern eateries, Ms. Paula Deen’s The Lady and Sons, is known for its fried chicken, hoecakes and a penchant for butter. But for those seeking healthier…