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Weekend Guide to Natchez

For a taste of the Old South, look no further than Natchez, Mississippi, a town that dates back over 300 years. Its location on the Mississippi River and near the Natchez Trace Parkway makes it steeped in Native American history. African, French, Spanish and British settlers also left their mark on the land. The area […]

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Film Friday: The Hollars

An aspiring New York artist returns home before his mother has brain surgery, bringing his pregnant girlfriend in tow. His past comes back to him as he runs into his family, high school friends, and his ex-girlfriend. Margo Martindale, Richard Jenkins, John Krasinski and Anna Kendrick star in The Hollars. Filmed In: Brookhaven, Canton, and Jackson, […]

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Where to Go (in the South) in 2017

It’s the time of year when we start planning upcoming adventures. There are so many places I recommend visiting in the South, but 2017 will be an important year for many reasons. Each of these destinations has been thoughtfully selected for what is new and exciting in the state. This list also serves as a […]

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Driving the Natchez Trace Parkway

The national parkway known as the Natchez Trace follow the routes of the Old Natchez Trace routes originally used by Native American tribes. The two-lane parkway runs over 400 miles between Nashville, Tennessee, and Natchez, Mississippi. The current incarnation was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s and it has become a popular […]

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