South Magazine - June-July 2016

Hail to the Chief

To protect and serve: it's what our boys in blue dedicate their lives to every single day. But in this heightened socio-political climate, it's hard to remember how incredibly passionate the police force is about keeping us safe. We spoke to…

The South's Finest Lawyers 2016

Welcome to South’s 9th Annual Finest Lawyers. This year we are honored to feature a group of lawyers practicing at the top of their craft. Having the greatest representative in court could be a life-changer. Let us show you who to call on when you need to lawyer up!

Iron Mike

When you’re facing long odds and hard time, defense attorney Michael Schiavone is the person you want standing beside you in the courtroom.

Heap of Trouble

Steadfast and determined to get hard criminals off the streets, Chatham County's first female district attorney is spearheading numerous programs that will put criminals in a whole heap of trouble.

There's a New Sheriff in Town

Sheriff John Wilcher. As both a navy veteran and lifelong Chatham County resident, the newly elected sheriff has a passion and outlook for the job that you won't find anywhere else.

Interrogating a CNT Agent

An agent’s identity is crucial to protecting the integrity of their work. We were lucky to get the chance to ask one of savannah’s up-and-coming agents about life in the underground-anonymously, of course.

This Means War

It’s no secret that the violent crime rate in Savannah has been steadily rising over the past year. What is the root of this evil? Drugs.

Power Plans 2018

An artist only creates one true masterpiece in his lifetime. In order to be considered for the title, the work must be a sublime creation of epic proportions. The latest project for boutique hotel magnate Richard Kessler will bring those epic proportions to the Savannah River.

Southerner's Guide to Grits

We visited six of Savannah's finest restaurants to see how they cook up their rendition of this Southern classic.

The Power of Persuasion

Jordan Davis has done a lot in his life, and is quick to recount the path that led him to training those not as adept at persuasion as himself.

Going Bananas

The Savannah Bananas are bringing more than just baseball back to Grayson Stadium.

Tips from the South's Greatest Dads

For a dad, sometimes providing for their child means teaching them to fend for themselves, to handle this crazy world we live in with character and to one day be a great dad themselves.

Coming Into Her Own

Southern girl and rising country music sensation Kelsea Ballerini talks life on tour and what keeps her grounded.

The Power of Art

Art can impact the world, change convictions and enlighten hearts. This SCAD graduate hopes his art will do even more.

Meeting with the Mayor

After only a few months in office, our new mayor makes it clear he's not afraid to make the tough decisions.

The Master of Her Craft

Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Celeste Headlee, producer and host of radio show On Second Thought, shares her secrets to success.