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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. 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.

2. Springmaid Mountain North Carolina
One of the lesser known treasures of North Carolina, Springmaid Mountain in Spruce Pines is a wilderness setting with homey appeal. Hiking, camping, fishing, or horse-back riding are located on the property, with many others located nearby.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. National Civil War Naval Museum
Usually when you think about the Civil War, you remember the great land battles like Gettysburg or Bull Run. However, much of the war was fought on the sea and major waterways. Discover the National Civil War Naval Museum in Columbus, GA

6. Ice Tea
Sometimes called Southern Table Wine, sweet ice tea is a staple in the southeast US. Although it is available in many other parts of the country, in cooler climes ice tea is reserved for the height of summer while southerners drink it year round. Here's a little history.

7. Fly High with Hot-air Ballooning
Take to the skies in a hot-air balloon, and enjoy an experience like no other!

8. 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.

9. Civil Rights Memorial of Montgomery
The Civil Rights Movement in the United States was a defining era in the history of our nation. Many lives were lost during these times. The achievements and memory of those martyrs are honored at the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery, AL.

10. South Carolina Profile
South Carolina has a long proud history. South Carolinians have never taken well to authority at a distance. They were leaders in the resistance leading up to the Revolutionary war. Discover more about the state and its history.



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