4th Street Bridge in Highlands, taken in 1906

A Bridge with Spirits, Highlands NC History

Improvements to Highlands’ Fourth Street were fueled by generous doses of medicinal tonic.

Top Five Leafy Greens

When it comes to healthy eating, deep green is pure gold.

Burlingame Extension

Burlingame Country Club is boosting membership thanks to an ambitious renovation program.

Baby, Look at You Now

Thrift shops, butchering photos of phantom children, and the nature of Art – Donna tackles the Mysteries of the Universe.

Devotion in Motion

For Obie Oakley, securing Highlands’ past relies on a clear vision of the future.

Highlands Food Pantry

The Highlands Food Pantry relies upon a generous community to fulfill its mission.

Ron Rash | Photo courtesy WCU

Celebration For Education

Bestselling author Ron Rash will headline the Literacy Council of Highlands’ A Celebration for Education fundraiser July 26. For tickets or more information, call (828) 526-0863.

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Left to Right: Cashiers Flags Co-chair, Jennifer Lownes  and chair, Mary Palmer Dargan, both of Dargan Landscape Architects

JoAnn Williams Walker at The Brier Patch in Highlands NC

by Davis Picklesimer Highlands Wine Shoppe

Vic Greene, Highlands Cashiers Hospital

 The quilt to be raffled to raise money for a scholarship.

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Get Your Hands Dirty!
Published on
2015/04 - April
For participants at Mary Palmer Dargan’s workshops, playing in the dirt is serious business. To participate and learn more about her April and May presentations, visit dargan.com/dovecote-events.  more
Getting Carry’d Away
Published on
2016/07 - July
For Holly Roberts of The Kitchen CarryAway and Catering, her work is both a passion and a ministry.  more
Getting Our Bearings
Published on
2016/04 - April
Black Bear Fun Facts help to shed light on our (normally) shy neighbors.  more
Ghosts & Grotesques
Published on
2016/01 - Winter
Be afraid, be very afraid – The PAC Youth Theater’s “Ghosts & Grotesques” promises plenty of shivers, February19-21 at The Highlands Performing Arts Center. For tickets, visit highlandspac.org or call (828) 526-9047.  more
Gifts That Keep Giving
Published on
2015/01 - Winter
Eleanor brings Sweet Pea (left) and Princess (right) in for Gar's Kids Camp.  more
Gifts Unfolding
Published on
2016/06 - June
The courageous horses of Carpe Diem Farms have brightened the lives of horses around the world.  more
Give a Little Whistle
Published on
2016/10 - October
A visit to the Whistle Stop’s new location is just as magical, with even more nostalgic touches.  more
Glad I Didn’t Win
Published on
2016/05 - May
The Irrepressible Donna can’t phase the Unflappable Jimmy Carter.  more
Globalization of Wine
Published on
2016/04 - April
The globalization of wines is leading to a homogenous product and a loss of savor and “place.”  more
Glorious Giving
Published on
2015/12 - December
December’s Rotary Bingo, set for 6:00 P.M. Thursday, December 3, at the Highlands Community Building, will benefit Shop with a Cop. For information, call (828) 349-2104.  more