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

1003 iOS For Intermediate Users: Learning more about the iPad and iPhone
Center For Life Enrichment
Building on the Beginner’s class, this class will cover Reminders, Calendar, Photos, Music, Updates, Notes, Security and more about Siri.   more
1004 iOS Delving Deeper: More about the iPad and iPhone
Center For Life Enrichment
Go deeper into the capabilities of your iPad or iPhone. Learn   more
1800s Cabin Still Home
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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
2 Outstanding League Artists
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2016/05 - May
A pair of outstanding local artists have received national recognition.  more
30 Years in the Fur Trade
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2016/05 - May
The luxurious creations at Highlands Furs are the fruits of owner/designer Alex Neymark’s imagination and carefully honed skills.   more
300 Cyclists, 10,000 Feet
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2016/04 - April
Serious and not-so-serious bikers can test their endurance and enjoy the wild local scenery at the 24th Annual Tour de Cashiers, May 14.  more
35 Years of Masterful Music
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2016/05 - May
Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music Festival’s 2016 season blends exciting new talents with internationally recognized favorites. For tickets or more information, call (828) 526-9060.  more
4 Seasons’ Heart Songs
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2016/06 - June
Grief is like the ocean, it comes in waves, ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim. – Vicki Harrison  more