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While the endless barrage of fried chicken, barbecue, and Cook Out milkshakes didn't help my health, I certainly enjoyed all of the delicious fast-food options that are available in North Carolina.

I’m from Connecticut and lived in the South for 4 years — here are the Southern fast-food chains I miss the most

After living in the South for four years, I wish these fast-food and restaurant chains would make their way to other parts of the country.
As much as I love living in New York, there are things I was surprised to discover I missed about Southern living.

I moved from the South to New York City. Here are 13 things I never thought I’d miss about Southern living.

From the tasty southern food to the miles-long highway, these are things I never thought I'd miss after moving from the South to New York City.

Opinion: There’s a real economic divide in the US, and it’s not the gap between the South and the rest of the country

The Wall Street Journal published a piece arguing that the South is falling behind the rest of the US. But the data doesn't support the idea.
Guests enjoy the 142nd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 7, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Why no one can agree where the South really is

The South is the fastest growing region in the United States, but not everyone agrees on where the South actually is. Experts are often at odds with public perception when it comes to states like Texas, Missouri, Maryland, and Delaware.
Southerners say things differently from everyone else, especially in what words they use.

8 things Southerners say that the rest of the US just doesn’t understand

There are a few things Southerners say differently than the rest of the US, in one of the most famous dialects.

9 things only Southerners say

From its country twang to its unique vocabulary, there is a lot that sets Southern English apart from other US dialects.

There’s an economic explanation for why so many more Southerners die of heart disease

It's not just the Southern diet that is raising the rates of heart disease.