South

Is unemployment really worse in the South?

Nov 3, 2014
Jobless rates are up in some Southern states. But the numbers may be misleading.
Posted In: Unemployment, South, job market
Walmart

At some Wal-Marts, health care in your shopping cart

Sep 23, 2014
Wal-Mart is opening its own health clinics at some stores in the rural South.
Posted In: Wal-Mart, nurses, South

High cotton and southern language

Jul 23, 2014
Finding economic history in Southern expressions.
Posted In: South, language

Turning a new leaf can prove elusive in tobacco-built South

Jul 22, 2014
Mullins, South Carolina is a small town with a big past and a long memory.
Posted In: tobacco, South Carolina, smoking, South

The South is more likely to hand out corporate subsidies

Jun 2, 2014
The Atlanta Braves' new stadium will be funded in large part by taxpayer dollars.
Posted In: Atlanta Braves, South, subsidies, tax subsidy, Georgia

How one Tennessee county kept unemployment so low

Apr 22, 2014
Why one resident of Lincoln County, Tenn. says: "We're lucky, I guess."
Posted In: tennessee, South, factories

R.O.T.C. refocuses recruiting on urban areas

Oct 24, 2013
The Army will close R.O.T.C. programs at 13 universities, more than half of which are in the South.
Posted In: Army, higher education, South

Reality TV heads to the South

Feb 17, 2012
Reality TV is cheap to make and there's a whole lot of it out there. These days, producers are finding characters in the backwoods of Louisiana.
Posted In: Entertainment, reality tv, South, CMT