Skyline Lodge at Christmas
Skyline Lodge Celebrates the Holidays

Skyline Lodge in Highlands NC celebrates Christmas.

The Scaly Screamer
Highlands NC

Letters to Santa at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founder's Park

Neither a global pandemic nor their occasional random acts of naughtiness will prevent Santa from hearing the wishes of his dedicated followers.

Ice, Ice, Baby
Highlands NC

Highlands Ice Rink is open at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park. (Note to Olympic Hopefuls: The Beijing Winter Olympics debut in two months, so

Jubilant Illumination
Highlands NC

Decked out in jubilant illumination, Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park sets the stage for a joyous Holiday Season.

Trim our Town
Highlands NC

Trim Our Town is an ardent way to bring the Jolly to downtown Highlands.


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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, presenting as a tingling or throbbing pain in the hand, can occur at any time.

Sears Charm School

A dose of Charm School can carry you through the decades. Especially when backed by a Sears Lifetime Guarantee.

Greystone Inn: A Most Beautiful Resort

Just in time for a busy holiday season, Greystone Inn has achieved national recognition. For reservations, call (828) 966-4700 or visit

Welcome to Bungalow

Bungalow, a lifestyle boutique that offers renewal and revitalization for the home, the body and the spirit, has opened at 21A Lance Road in downtown Cashiers. For information, you can visit, but you really should stop in for a visit.

Baked in Romance

By finding moments of love and gentle surprises over the course of a string of peripatetic years, Patricia McCall and Jon Caddell have crafted a marriage that works, thrives, in the busiest of times.

This is My Home: Log Cabin Looker

A reverence for the heritage embedded in the walls of a log cabin, combined with concessions to 21st century comforts and conveniences have given Craig Duncan his cozy mountain getaway.

Waterfall Wanderers

Jim Bob Tinsley’s wise Land of Waterfalls: Transylvania County, North Carolina offers a stunning portrait of the wild, wild days of Toxaway’s “long hunters.”

A City Child’s Visit to Cashiers: History

To a young Jane Nardy, Cashiers was a magical realm where every moment was to be savored.

Old-fashioned Cheer: Cashiers Historical Society

It’s a joyful Christmas at Col. John’s Cabin, courtesy of the Cashiers Historical Society, November 26-28. Call (828) 743-7710 for more information.

Magic’s Afoot in These Mountains: Highlands History

Childhood in Highlands 100 years ago was a rough and tumble affair, offering an entire suite of sensations and thrills (and just a touch of danger).

The Importance of the Kitchen

If anything, this special season in this covid-cramped year has reminded us all of the importance of the kitchen. These local emporiums ensure that this space remains the warm heart of your home.

Williams Selyem Wine Dinner at On the Verandah

On the Verandah will stage an exclusive Williams Selyem Wine Dinner during Highlands Food & Wine at 6:00 P.M. Friday, November 12. For reservations, visit or call (828) 526-2338.