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Here are the top ten articles for the Southeast USA Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Traditional New Years Day Meal
Traditional New Years day meals served in the South considered to bring good fortune for the coming year
2. One Fine Day in Blackville, SC
Blackville, a small town in rural Barnwell County was something of a tourist destination even before there were white settlers in the area. Though it has suffered through bad economy and declining population, it is still a great place for a day trip.
3. Ringing in 2014 in South Carolina
A variety of celebration options for ringing in 2014 in South Carolina
4. Jobs Across the Southeast
Like most of the country, the Southeast US has been hit hard by problems with the economy. Unemployment in the country is 8.2%. In the Southeast, Alabama is doing the better than the national average at 7.4% while both Georgia and South Carolina are above the median with 8.9% and 9.1% respectively.
5. Heyward-Washington House
"George Washington slept here." These words, at one time, were posted in so many locations that they came to be fodder for comedians. "That George Washington fellow must have slept around a lot." Yet, one home in Charleston can truthfully make this claim.
6. Boiled Peanuts
Boiled peanuts are widely consumed and commercially available in the southeast US. The peanuts are sold in the hull and either boiled with only salt or with various flavors ranging from bacon to "Cajun." While not suited to all palates, they are quite popular. Try some and decide for yourself.
7. Labor Day Across the Southeast
Celebrated the first Monday in September, Labor Day has evolved from a purely labor union celebration into a general last fling of summer festival. Here are some of the top events celebrating Labor Day or simply scheduled for the weekend.
8. Martin's Restaurant - Montgomery
Martin's Restaurant is a family owned restaurant in Montgomery, AL that has been in business since the 1930s. Their location may have changed over the years, but apparently not the quality of food nor the loyalty of their customers.
"What is a grit?" The perennial question asked by so-called comedians looking for a laugh at the expense of a large portion of the population of the United States. If you are interested in Southern culture and cuisine, a better question to ask would be: "What are grits?" Here's the answer.
10. Edisto Island South Carolina
Thinking about visiting the coast of South Carolina, consider making Edisto Island your destination spot.
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