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Word of Mouth: In This Issue

Political odd couple Mary Matalin and James Carville 
call a truce in their adopted hometown.

Neutral in New Orleans

Political odd couple Mary Matalin and James Carville call a truce in their adopted hometown.

Florence, Alabama's North Court Street

Florence’s North Court Street

Although an hour from the closest interstate, Florence, Alabama, manages to attract clothing designers, musicians, and creatives of all stripes. Home to the University of North Alabama and the state’s only Frank Lloyd Wright residence, life centers on North Court Street, a thoroughfare with brick buildings and a vibe straight out of the fifties. But unlike so many other downtowns struggling to stay afloat, Florence buzzes with restaurants, bars, and boutiques.

Southern Comfort Southbound Essay

Southern Comfort

Author Anton Disclafani’s trip to Mississippi revives her flagging spirits.

Highlands Hits Its Stride

SWEET RETREATS

These Southern self-help retreats infuse weekend getaways with personal improvement and offer beautiful settings for professional instruction.

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AWARDS

Southbound earned an Honorable Mention in the single-destination category of the Soutern Association of Travel Writer's annual awards for Allison Entrekin's feature, "Orlando for Grown-ups."