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

A Month of Diversity
Published on
2017/06 - June
The Center for Life Enrichment’s June classes unwrap the mysteries of nature and civilization and offer a surefire way to unlock your hidden talents.  more
A Night to Remember
Published on
2015/01 - Winter
Bring on the Bubbly! Old Edwards Inn & Spa’s Laurent-Perrier Champagne Dinner, set for Friday, January 23, is an irresistible celebration of this most joyous beverage.   more
A Passion for Painting
Published on
2017/05 - May
The Art League of Highlands-Cashiers showcases the art of Pauline Marr.  more
A Peach of a Pie
Published on
2017/09 - September
Betty Holt’s treasured Berry-Peach Cobbler recipe is an exuberant celebration of the flavors of the season.  more
A Quick Trip to the Library
Published on
2017/08 - August
Hudson Library is a haven for knowledge and an escape from the cares of the world.  more
A Run-derful Experience
Published on
2017/07 - July
Highlands’ nightscape is the perfect track for the Twilight 5K, set for August 19. To register or for more information, visit  more
A Silver Celebration
Published on
2017/01 - Winter
There’s plenty to celebrate at Carpe Diem Farms this year, thanks to a wise stable of horses and a creative, committed staff.  more
A Silver For the Green
Published on
2017/09 - September
Over the course of 25 years, The Village Green has become the vibrant emerald heart of the entire community. You’re invited to a Silver Jubilee at 4:00 P.M. Friday, September 22.  more
A Society, Humane
Published on
2015/01 - Winter
A moment’s reflection reveals a bit of hope for America’s neglected animals and the people who fight on their behalf. “We will outlast and outlive the unchangeable, and teach, inspire and empower the younger and impressionable.” - David Stroud   more
A Southern Living Show House
Published on
2016/11 - November
All the modern indulgences and amenities are built into this graceful showhouse.  more