A Jewel in the Making

For Lavada Rowe, the future is as bright as an exquisite custom-created piece of jewelry.

The Love of Learning | Highlands, NC

The Center for Life Enrichment’s 2017 slate of classes brings the entire world to the twin communities of Highlands and Cashiers. For more information or to register, call (828) 526-8811.

Offering You The World | Cashiers, NC

Free telescope check-outs open incredible new vistas to Cashiers Community Library patrons.

Joy on the Green

The Joy Garden Tour, a celebration of Cashiers’ extraordinary cultivated landscapes, is set for July 12-16. Proceeds will benefit the Village Green at the heart of Cashiers.

Mink in the Mountains

The furtive mink is a linchpin predator in the Highlands-Cashiers Plateau food chain.

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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.

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All About Pours
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2016/11 - November
Blessed be the pour. A carefully calibrated pour lies at the heart of a memorable wine tasting.  more
All the Best. All Year Long!
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2017/01 - Winter
Forget the winter doldrums, the Highlands PAC promises magnificent performances from New York, London, and Moscow.  more
Amens and Hallelujahs
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2016/11 - November
Who’s in charge of local churches? The answer is a bit more complicated than you’d expect.  more
An Angel Among Us
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2016/11 - November
Linda Arnold’s cheerful service to the residents of the Eckerd Living Center is a reflection of the staff’s tireless commitment.  more
Another Top 100
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2017/01 - Winter
In finding a favorite wine, timing and trust make all the difference.  more
Anything with Pomegranate
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2016/11 - November
This colorful dish is healthy, easy, and bursting with flavor.   more
Appalachian Ginseng
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2017/01 - Winter
Local ginseng is vanishing from the landscape because of its almost mythic qualities.  more
Are You Malnourished?
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2016/11 - November
The paradox of the American diet makes us both fat and malnourished.  more
At the Crossroads, 1987
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2016/11 - November
A 30-year-old photo highlights the seismic shifts that have roiled the Cashiers Crossroads.  more
Audubon’s Winter Bird Count
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2017/01 - Winter
The Christmas Bird Count, a hemisphere-spanning tradition, provides a snapshot of the perils and promise facing our local avian flocks.  more

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