C’mon, Get Hapi!

Thanks to Laura Schroeders’ carefully trained eye, every stone has a story to tell.

Long Time Between Drinks

A good fried chicken dinner and some after dinner refreshments can work wonders in the realms of politics and commerce.

Illustration by Norma Jean Zahner

Quackers Fit the Bill

“What sprouted wasn’t what she planted.” Donna learns not to swallow everything that Granny serves her or tells her.

Peter Ray

Recognizing 7 Years of Dedication

Thanks to his quiet dedication, Peter Ray is keeping his neighbors healthy and fed.

On the Front Lines

Thanks to its compassionate staff and small army of dedicated volunteers, Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society is a nationwide beacon of hope for the most horrifyingly neglected and abused animals.

Design Matters

The Designers Market’s growing success speaks to its expanding lines of quality brands and its in-house custom services.


There are so many great articles in the pages of The Laurel Magazine, sometimes you want to read them again. Here is where you can look for the name of that restaurant or see pictures of an event you attended. You won’t miss a thing. Use these helpful search parameters and find just what you’re looking for.

Brandy McElroy, Executive Assistant and Tonya Hensley, Executive Director, Cashiers Historical Society

Friend of the Farm, 101-year-old Martha Parish, plans to be there shopping. She’s pictured here at her 100th birthday party last year wearing her J. McLaughlin she bought to help CDF last year.

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The Garden Talk Salon
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2015/05 - May
For participants at Mary Palmer Dargan’s workshops, playing in the dirt is serious business. To participate and learn more about her 2015 presentations, visit dargan.com/dovecote-events.  more
The Genius of Stopford
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2016/05 - May
The magnificent sounds of local choristers, under the leadership of Master Conductor Philip W.J. Stopford, will be heard at 7:00 P.M. Saturday, May 7, at First Presbyterian Church in Highlands.  more
The Glenville Initiative
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2016/06 - June
Glenville’s rich history is reflected in the passion that it still generates.  more
The Green Groove
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2016/08 - August
Groovin’ on the Green closes out the 2016 season with a dynamic series of performances that showcase the best of the Southern Appalachians.  more
The Green Scene
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2016/04 - April
The Cullasaja Gorge Cleanup, set for April 23, isn’t a chore – it’s an opportunity to revel in a gorgeous slice of beauty among friends and neighbors.   more
The Height of Happiness
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2016/08 - August
Armed with a new logo and tagline, the Highlands Chamber of Commerce presents our one-of-a-kind community to the world.  more
The IFFY Areas of Liability
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2016/08 - August
Umbrella liability insurance adds a measure of comfort to life in a lawsuit-crazy society.  more
The Importance of Play
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2016/08 - August
Dr. Trish Ring’s Blue Star Ranch utilizes a groundbreaking technique to unleash creativity and discover life solutions.  more
The King's Inn
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2015/03 - March
Highlands' legendary King's Inn set the standard for elegant summering.   more
The Lakeside Legacy
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2016/05 - May
With its 27th season, Lakeside Restaurant continues its mission of serving exquisite meals while enriching its community.  more