Luther Turner

Volunteer Spotlight Luther Turner

Highlander Luther Turner isn’t just another pretty face. He’s tireless in his devotion to the community.
Back Row from Left to Right: Leslie Green-PT, Dawn Sanborn-PTA, Susan Kaminsky-RN, Angela Tyre-PT, Kim Sanders-Practice Specialist II, Michelle Wilson-PTA, Corinne Ramos-Practice Specialist I, Melissa Jenkins-PTA Front Row Left to Right: Jonathan Brown-PT, Marion Macy-PT-Rehab Manager, Deborah Brock-PT, Brittany Rickert-PT, Marcus Smith-Exercise Physiologist

Women’s Health Month

Women’s Health takes priority at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital.

Carrot Soup

This hearty Carrot Soup is the perfect complement to the sunny days and crisp nights of October.

 Illustration by Norma Jean Zahner

It’s All About the Chase

It turns out Archie Andrews is a font of information for the lovelorn.
JT on The Blue Ridge Parkway

Peter and JT

A deep and abiding friendship lies at the heart of a Big-Little match.
Photo by Max Renfro

Reaching High

At its core, the Highlands Chamber of Commerce is all about spreading the word.


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Almetta Picklesimer Brooks, who told the story of riding sheep for fun with her sister Irene Picklesimer James when they were children in the 1910s. Courtesy of the Highlands Historical Society.

Dr. Sue Aery

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Articles Results

A Theatrical Investment
Published on
2017/10 - October
Thanks to a generous grant from the Highlands Cashiers Players, Kathryn Potts’ formidable natural talents will blossom at Ithaca College.  more
Celebrating the South with Soulful Color
Published on
2017/10 - October
Forget pastels. There’s nothing tame about Nancy Everett’s bold designs.  more
Fall at the Playhouse
Published on
2017/10 - October
Highlands Playhouse will screen “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in preparation for the premiere of its Foodie Film Festival.  more
Fall Colors Art Show
Published on
2017/10 - October
The Art League of Highlands-Cashiers closes out its dynamic 2017 season with its extraordinary Fall Colors Fine Art Show, Saturday and Sunday, October 21 and 22, at the Highlands Civic Center.   more
Guilty Conscience
Published on
2017/10 - October
The Highlands Cashiers Players’ “Guilty Conscience,” set for October 12 through 22, is an uninhibited look at the pitfalls and possibilities of murder most foul.  more
Live Via Satellite Series
Published on
2017/10 - October
Raw passion is served up at the Highlands Performing Arts Center throughout the month of October.  more
Meet the Moulthrops
Published on
2017/10 - October
The Bascom is displaying the storied wooden creations of the Moulthrops.  more
The Vega String Quartet
Published on
2017/10 - October
The Vega String Quartet brings the Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival’s 2017 season to a close with an elegant gift to the twin communities.  more
Watercolor, Ink, & Eli
Published on
2017/10 - October
For watercolorist Eli Ramirez, inspiration is embroidered in the fabric of her everyday world.  more
A Comedy Tonight!
Published on
2017/06 - June
Comedy tonight! Highlands Playhouse’s premiere 2017 offering, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” is a bawdy, irresistible farce – July 13-29. For tickets or more information, call (828) 526-2695.  more