New Owners Buy Mountain Fresh Grocery

After almost 11 years, ownership of Mountain Fresh Grocery store on Main Street was passed on once again. On Monday, husband and wife-team Steve and Jennifer Snead-Smith of Richmond, Va., closed the deal on the purchase. The two left the corporate world behind and searched all over the country for the perfect business to buy.

Native Flora Plant Sale

The Mountain Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale will be staged at 9:00 A.M. Saturday, May 26, at the Highlands Ball Field. Expect plenty of hardy, mountain-bred stars of the garden.

All About Trout

Your on-stream experience gets measurably better with the application of a few common sense ideas.

Take Your Life Back

Addiction can be successfully treated under the compassionate care of a physician.

Jelly Bugs

Little Ray’s attempt to take care of his ailing Mama will leave a bad taste in your mouth.

A Woman of Vision

The Highlands Community Child Development Center is a treasure for the entire community, thanks to people like Judy Joyner.

No Boundaries,

The Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society’s reputation for loving care for cats and dogs extends far beyond the borders of the Plateau.

The New Classics

Classic Links and Luggage offers complete lines of clothing and fine luggage, all geared to the active lifestyle. It’s all served up with deeply personalized service.

Search Article Archive

There are so many great articles in the pages of The Laurel Magazine, sometimes you want to read them again. You won’t miss a thing. Use these helpful search parameters and find just what you’re looking for about Highlands, NC and Cashiers, NC.

Articles Results

A Fresh Approach
Published on
2017/09 - September
The glories of the season are on full display at Highlands Marketplace, 8:00 A.M. until 12:30 P.M. each Saturday at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park on Pine Street.  more
A Generous Pour, And More
Published on
2017/10 - October
The Highlands Food and Wine Festival is designed to excite the palate and seduce the senses.  more
A Good Olde Time for All, Highlands Christmas Parade
Published on
2017/12 - December
Highlands’ Olde Mountain Christmas Parade is infused with joy, laughter, music, and more than a few surprises.  more
A Green Christmas
Published on
2016/11 - November
The Village Green’s Christmas on the Green Celebration, set for Friday, November 25, sets the pace for a season of community fun. There’ll be music, drink, treats, a glorious tree-lighting and a visit by Santa and Mrs. Claus.  more
A High Time at Altitudes
Published on
2017/06 - June
Altitudes Restaurant, nestled upon Flat Mountain, enjoys a cherished spot on the Highlands culinary landscape. For reservations, call (828) 526-2121. For full menu, visit  more
A Highlands Skate of Mind!
Published on
2016/11 - November
The Ice Rink at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park is unveiled in all its wintry glory this season.  more
A Hodgepodge of Happy At the Library
Published on
2017/07 - July
There’s nothing sleepy about Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library’s July calendar of events for everyone.  more
A Holiday Step in Time, Cashiers Historical Society
Published on
2017/12 - December
The Zachary-Tolbert House is an oasis of tranquility and transcendent beauty amidst the cares and concerns of this busy season.  more
A Home for all Seasons, Blair Realty
Published on
2018/03 - March
This magnificently appointed home is carefully calibrated for easy living.   more
A Huge Plate of Yum
Published on
2017/05 - May
The Scaly Mountain Women’s Club is in full fundraising mode, to the benefit of everyone in the community, especially local scholars.  more