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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A Mountain Faith Christmas
Published on
2017/11 - November
International Bluegrass sensation The Mountain Faith Band will perform at the Highlands Performing Arts Center at 8:00 P.M. Friday, November 24.  more
A Night to Remember
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2015/01 - Winter
Bring on the Bubbly! Old Edwards Inn & Spa’s Laurent-Perrier Champagne Dinner, set for Friday, January 23, is an irresistible celebration of this most joyous beverage.   more
A Novel Approach to Writing
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2017/11 - November
With a healthy dose of determination and an abundance of imagination, Jeannie Chambers has crafted her first novel – “Tunnel of Time.”  more
A Passion for Painting
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2017/05 - May
The Art League of Highlands-Cashiers showcases the art of Pauline Marr.  more
A Peach of a Pie
Published on
2017/09 - September
Betty Holt’s treasured Berry-Peach Cobbler recipe is an exuberant celebration of the flavors of the season.  more
A Quick Trip to the Library
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2017/08 - August
Hudson Library is a haven for knowledge and an escape from the cares of the world.  more
A Recipe That Can’t Be Beet
Published on
2017/11 - November
Donna Alley’s Chocolate Buckwheat Beet Muffins are morning glories that can be savored throughout the day.  more
A Relaxing Meander
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2017/10 - October
Simply paying attention along the way can infuse a hike with an almost mystical dimension.   more
A Run-derful Experience
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2017/07 - July
Highlands’ nightscape is the perfect track for the Twilight 5K, set for August 19. To register or for more information, visit HighlandsTwilight5k.com.  more
A Santa Photo Op in Highlands
Published on
2017/11 - November
Good Ol’ Santa will be right where he’s supposed to be to hear Wish Lists and pose for photos, next to the Town Christmas Tree at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park in Highlands.  more