Luther Turner

Volunteer Spotlight Luther Turner

Highlander Luther Turner isn’t just another pretty face. He’s tireless in his devotion to the community.
Back Row from Left to Right: Leslie Green-PT, Dawn Sanborn-PTA, Susan Kaminsky-RN, Angela Tyre-PT, Kim Sanders-Practice Specialist II, Michelle Wilson-PTA, Corinne Ramos-Practice Specialist I, Melissa Jenkins-PTA Front Row Left to Right: Jonathan Brown-PT, Marion Macy-PT-Rehab Manager, Deborah Brock-PT, Brittany Rickert-PT, Marcus Smith-Exercise Physiologist

Women’s Health Month

Women’s Health takes priority at Highlands-Cashiers Hospital.

Carrot Soup

This hearty Carrot Soup is the perfect complement to the sunny days and crisp nights of October.

 Illustration by Norma Jean Zahner

It’s All About the Chase

It turns out Archie Andrews is a font of information for the lovelorn.
JT on The Blue Ridge Parkway

Peter and JT

A deep and abiding friendship lies at the heart of a Big-Little match.
Photo by Max Renfro

Reaching High

At its core, the Highlands Chamber of Commerce is all about spreading the word.


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Almetta Picklesimer Brooks, who told the story of riding sheep for fun with her sister Irene Picklesimer James when they were children in the 1910s. Courtesy of the Highlands Historical Society.

Dr. Sue Aery

Carlyn Morenus

Articles Results

The Birthday Brigade
Published on
2016/10 - October
Four Seasons Compassion for Life’s Birthday Brigade spreads joy by the simple act of celebrating patients’ most precious moments.  more
The Bitters and the Sweet
Published on
2016/08 - August
Dovecote’s August calendar is built upon nature’s bounty.   more
The Blessing of Joyce Foster
Published on
2016/07 - July
The life and loves of Joyce Foster is embedded in the existence of Carpe Diem Farms.  more
The Blueberry Wars
Published on
2016/08 - August
For Donna, detours, mystery, and wide, unexpected circles are just part of the journey.  more
The Bookworm
Published on
2015/01 - Winter
The Bookworm's collection of books, movies, and CDs keeps Hudson Library going throughout the year.   more
The Bump Chair
Published on
2016/05 - May
A thousand family stories speak through the Bump Chair.  more
The Chamber’s Permanent Home
Published on
2016/01 - Winter
The storied home of the Highlands Chamber of Commerce reflects the tide of local history.  more
The Church of the Incarnation
Published on
2015/04 - April
Since its founding, the Church of the Incarnation has been at the center of Highlands’ religious and civic life.  more
The Consignment Market
Published on
2016/10 - October
The Consignment Market’s Carol Hartley understands the needs of her clients and customers.  more
The Emily Dickinson of the Blue Ridge
Published on
2016/08 - August
With a modicum of words and an expanse of subtle passion, Bess Hines Harkins captured the transcendent magic of Highlands.   more