A Holiday Step in Time

The Zachary-Tolbert House is an oasis of tranquility and transcendent beauty amidst the cares and concerns of this busy season.
Illustration by Norma Jean Zahner

Saved by a Donut Dude

A random donut shop encounter reveals the state of the Universe. We’re all in trouble.

Stepping Outdoors With Ann

Ann Campbell’s passion for the natural world helps to fuel the Highlands Plateau Audubon Society’s vital mission.
Sue Blair with Xantos and Ellie Mae

A Most Wonderful Time

The Christmas Season is a a time of reflection and gratitude at Carpe Diem Farms.

From Islands to Mountains

Twenty-four dogs and puppies from hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico have been given a new leash(!) on life at Cashiers Highlands Humane Society.
Marty Rosenfield

Highlands Food Pantry

Even as its needs increase, The Highlands Food Pantry is seeing a dramatic cut to its steady supply of food.


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“Littles” at International Friendship Center’s family art weekend at The Bascom.

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New Faces Familiar Places
Published on
2016/01 - Winter
Two bright new faces add to the warmth of the Hudson Library.  more
No Greater Love
Published on
2016/01 - Winter
The sudden loss of Promise leaves a tremendous hole in the hearts of those who loved him and the life of Carpe Diem Farms.  more
No More Bare Cupboards
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2016/10 - October
The Food Pantry of Highlands faces daunting challenges throughout the year.  more
No Place Like Holmes
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2016/04 - April
Elementary? Hardly – Highlands Cashiers Players’ production of “The Game’s Afoot” promises to mix murder and comedy into a sparkling entertainment. It’ll be performed at the Highlands Performing Arts Center, May 19-29.  more
No Reservations?
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2016/05 - May
Planning ahead is worth it for that memorable meal at that exquisite restaurant.  more
No Sticky Wickets Here
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2016/08 - August
Generous croquet enthusiasts raised over $10,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cashiers.  more
Noshing with St. Nick
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2015/12 - December
Santa Claus will visit Highlands United Methodist Church at 8:30 A.M. Saturday, December 12, to share breakfast with his friends, hear their whispered wishes, and pose for photos. Call the church office at (828) 526-3376 for reservations.  more
Nothing but Love for You
Published on
2015/01 - Winter
The world-famous Old Edwards Inn & Spa turns its attention inward during the sleepy winter months and offers its deeply indulgent guest experience to local residents.   more
Now That’s Chemintz’n It
Published on
2016/08 - August
A long path, punctuated with almost novelistic twists and turns, led Chef Wolfgang Green to Highlands and Wolfgang’s Restaurant and Wine Bistro.  more
Now That’s Entertainment
Published on
2016/06 - June