Franklin Ingram

Ingram’s Lifetime of Service

As the culmination of a lifetime of caring and commitment, Franklin Ingram is involved in a host of local charities.
Jeannie Chambers

A Novel Approach to Writing

With a healthy dose of determination and an abundance of imagination, Jeannie Chambers has crafted her first novel – “Tunnel of Time.”

Lucky Laverne

Laverne got a lucky reprieve with her arrival at the Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society’s no-kill shelter. Now she needs a loving home.

Cullasaja Women’s Outreach Invests $200,000

An Inspiring Tale of What Generosity of Spirit and Purposeful Passion Can Do.


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Snakes, Pets, and Oddities
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2016/08 - August
The Highlands Biological Foundation’s August lectures will examine our relationships with venomous snakes, the animals that share our lives, the surprising men and women exploring our natural heritage and the ancient history of this corner of the Appalachian Mountains. For more information, visit  more
Snapping Turtle
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2016/03 - March
The snapping turtle is the largest freshwater turtle in North Carolina. It has a very large head, a long neck, and a long tail, which is saw-toothed along the top. The carapace (top of shell) is large and varies in color from black to light brown. The plastron (bottom of shell) is small and unhinged. Average length varies from 8 to 14 inches (20.3-36 cm) in carapace length, while weight ranges from 10 to slightly more than 50 lbs.  more
Soak Up Some Sounds
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2016/07 - July
Friday and Saturday nights in Highlands are anything but languid this July.  more
Something to Chew On
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2016/01 - Winter
Local Rotary Clubs and dentists have an investment in children’s dental health.  more
Soy What?
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2016/06 - June
Spice It Up, Chili Lovers
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2015/01 - Winter
Fireproof your tongue, slip on your dancing shoes and escape the winter blues with Highlands’ Annual Chili Cook-off, set for 6:30 P.M. March 14 at the Highlands Community Building (next to the Town Ball Field). Tickets are $25 (free for kids 12 and under)and are available at the door.   more
Spinal Stenosis Causes, Symptoms & Solutions
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2016/10 - October
A bundle of treatments can provide relief for the agonizing conundrum of Spinal Stenosis.  more
Spotlight On!
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2015/04 - April
Local students will test their talents in a drama and a comedy at PAC Youth Theater’s “Spotlight On: 2 One Act Plays,” April 23-24 and 26 at the Highlands Performing Arts Center.   more
Spring Peeper
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2016/04 - April
The spring peeper’s most distinctive trait is the dark cross or X-shaped blotch that usually is found on its back.  more
Stand by Your Man
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2015/05 - May
Trust your instincts when judging a wine from seasons past.  more