Local officials are working to inform the public while still recovering from 2020’s record-breaking season—all on tight budgets.
Billions of Brood X cicadas are above ground for the first time in 17 years. After the pandemic, it feels especially symbolic.
New USPS data tells a story about climate change and displacement.
Tap water could be linked to dangerous lead levels in Jackson’s kids. Mississippi isn’t keeping track.
Children with dangerous levels of lead in their bodies live in parts of Jackson with documented lead-in-water spikes, a Southerly analysis shows.
This story was originally published by The Current. Pillows are in short supply at the Lafayette warehouse operated by the Acadiana Regional Coalition on Homelessness and…
For seven months, Southerly has stayed on a story that received far too little media attention. Here’s how we did it.
Before it took over Southern landscapes, the invasive vine was once called the “savior of the South.” Artists, designers, and chefs are trying to render it…