Donna Woods and Marty Rosenfield
Us and the Snow

It took a snowstorm to reveal what had been obvious from the start – Donna Woods and Marty Rosenfield were meant to find one another.

Mathew Basford
Fisher Vineyards Wine Dinner
The Farm at Old Edwards

With its unique blend of exquisite vintages and irresistibly off-center dishes, The Farm at Old Edwards’ Top Chef Dinner, set for May 21, promises

Magical Morning Light
Cover Artist Carole Shepardson

Carole Shepardson’s clever shutter captures the magic and the mystery embedded within life on the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau.

Art and The Automobile

The Bascom revs up its Main Gallery with FreeWheeling, a dynamic show celebrating all things Automotive, May 11 through August 21.

Twilight Runs
Highlands Rotary Club

The exclusive Twilight 5K and 10K Race will wind through Highlands on Saturday, May 15. For more information or to register, visit

The Power of Music
Bear Shadow Music Festival

The music and the food and the fun times of Bear Shadow will extend across the Plateau, April 23-25. For more details (and up-to-the-minute information),

Bear Shadow Music Festival Local Love
Feel the Music and the Love at Bear Shadow Music Festival

Bear Shadow, slated for April 23-25, is showing the love for its Macon, Jackson, Transylvania, and Rabun residents with a ticket discount.


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Familiar Faces at CBC Sky Valley – Scaly Mountain Church

Pastor Steve Kerhoulas and His Wife Candi return to the Community Bible Church Family as he assumes leadership of the CBC Sky Valley-Scaly Mountain Church.

Ron Rash at Highlander Mountain House

Best-Selling Novelist-Poet-Appalachian Storyteller Ron Rash will take center stage at Highlander Mountain House’s first Salon Event, 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 24. Highlander Mountain House is located at 270 Main Street.

Paving to begin in Highlands March 15

An ambitious paving project will resurface state roads within Highlands, beginning March 15, with completion date set for Memorial Day Weekend.

Lonesome Valley Chooses Executive Chef Ed Selle

Executive Chef Ed Selle takes the reins of Canyon Kitchen at Lonesome Valley’s culinary program.

Solid Distinction | Highlands Rock Yard

Highlands Rock Yard offers a vast collection of options for those all-important cornerstones of landscaping projects and outdoor designs. It’s located at 1560 Flat Mountain Road, For more information, call (828) 200-0302.

Leadership Cashiers

A new graduating class of Leadership Cashiers brings a dynamic energy to the community.

Rotarian David Jellison

For Highlands Rotarian David Jellison, the notion of Service Above Self resonates here on the Plateau and far beyond.

Volunteers for Vaccine Registration

A determined cadre of volunteers helps to prevent Covid-19 from establishing a beachhead on the Plateau. For more information, to register, or volunteer, please call (828) 526-1310.

And Then There were 23

The siren call of the Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society’s cats and dogs extends far beyond the Plateau. And people respond.

28 Acres of Generosity

The Plateau’s premier conservation group has extended its domain by 28 acres, thanks to the generosity of Little Bear Pen LLC.

Your Event on the Green

The unparalleled vistas and venues offered by the Village Green make it an unforgettable choice when considering events large and small.

Becoming a Horse Dog at Carpe Diem Farms

The arrival of Jethro is an emphatic declaration that Carpe Diem Farms is happily going to the dogs.