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Three Additional Little Free Libraries: Hudson Library

The Trustees of the Hudson Library of Highlands, NC proudly announce the recent installation and dedication of three Little Free Libraries located in and around Highlands.

Winter Fishing at Harris Lake

Trout are very sensitive to water temperature and don’t survive very long in water over 70F.  But during the winter, Harris Lake and other NC ponds are cold enough to support trout.

AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in North Carolina

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to North Carolina! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in March 2021.

New Faces at Silver Creek Realty Group

Recognizing that a deep local knowledge is critical to maintaining its status as a leader in the exploding real estate market, Silver Creek Real Estate Group has added a pair of brokers embedded in the life of the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.

Nantahala Health Foundation: CHIP grant recipients

Nantahala Health Foundation has awarded nearly $420,000 to local organizations and agencies improving health and alleviating poverty.

Surge of Membership: Highlands Mountaintop Rotary

Mountaintop Rotary’s surge in membership mirrors a burgeoning passion for service to the community and to the world.

Welcome 2021: Carpe Diem Farms

Carpe Diem Farms takes a moment (just a moment!) to reflect upon 29 years of brightening the lives of horses and the people who love them.

Best Decision: Highlands Rotary Club

For Highlands Rotarian Sherry Holt, serving her community has always been part of her DNA.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

A mentoring relationship has turned into a deep and abiding friendship, thanks to the programs offered by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cashiers and Highlands. To participate or for more information, contact program coordinator Danielle Hernandez-Juarez, at [email protected] or call (828) 399-9133.

Lucky Dog: Cashiers Highlands Humane Society

The sweet story of Bill Wolff and his faithful Lucky is played out in endless variations among the residents of Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society and their adopters. To write your own tale, visit chhumanesociety.org or call (828) 743-5752.

Glorious Vision: The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation

The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation embraces an ambitious expansion, while preserving the welcoming spirit that’s maintained it for over a century.

Stay Awake and Adapt: Yoga Highlands

Understanding the complex relationship between Mind, Body, and Spirit can boost our mental health and our physical well-being.