Winter Photo Cover Contest

We’re already planning our 2018 Winter Edition, and we’re saving a place for you.

Winter Vitamin Salad

Sunny, sweet and packed with goodness, this simple salad is the perfect tonic for listless winter days.

A Highlands Skate of Mind!

The Ice Rink at Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park is unveiled in all its wintry glory this season.

Nature’s Own Tree Ornament

Its bold scarlet splash of color amidst a gray forest landscape has made the Cardinal a beloved Plateau resident.

A Beautiful Challenge

There’s no respite in the level of care given to the animals of the Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society, despite a winter’s pause in adoptions.


Ask anyone who lives on the Plateau and they’ll eagerly tell you why all four seasons are glorious! Winter views, spring wildflowers, summer hikes and waterfalls, and autumn leaves. There is something here that speaks to the heart of the nature lover all year long. Wiinter activities take on a magical quality. Spring and summer months bring bounteous blooms. Apples, glowing leaves, and craft fairs are here during autumn. Search below for seasonal favorites.

Seasons Results

Cashiers Quilters Guild meeting
meets every Wednesday at 12:30 P.M. at Cashiers United Methodist Church  more
It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
Hudson Library
Panoramic Views
Published on
2017/01 - Winter
The view from the top is complemented by this gorgeous home predicated on comfort.  more
Volunteer Spotlight Linda Parrish
Published on
2016/12 - December
For volunteer Linda Parrish, service at The Gathering Table is a labor of love.  more
"Madge" Dillard Merrel
Published on
2015/03 - March
'Hosta' La Vista
Published on
2015/05 - May
The ubiquitous Hosta beguiles with subtle displays of color throughout the Highlands/Cashiers landscape.  more
100 Circles ‘Round the Sun
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2016/05 - May
There have been many famous Marthas… Martha Washington, White, Stewart. But in Highlands, the real star around which all other Martha’s orbit is Martha Parish.  more
1800s Cabin Still Home
Published on
2016/08 - August
Unbowed by over a century of use, the Bryson Homestead remains a cherished spot for this venerable Bull Pen family.  more
1800s Mountain Life
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2015/04 - April
Many years ago, my cousin Jane Edwards gave me a copy of a 17-page transcript titled “The Morning of My Life,” written in 1964 by Daisy Hill Barker, daughter of Charles Daniel Hill and Mary Jane Crenshaw. Daisy was born in the area of Horse Cove in December 1881. Following is one excerpt from this transcript.  more
2 Cute 2 Spook
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2016/10 - October
The Cashiers Crossroads rises up in its Halloween finery for Goblins in the Green, set for 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, October 28. Everyone (and their spooky, spooky pets) is invited.  more