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

You Make Rescue Possible
Published on
2016/07 - July
With Friends for Life’s expanded duties comes even greater needs.   more
You Never Know
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2015/05 - May
Carpe Diem Farms finds a friend in J. McLaughlin. The store’s Sip and Shop celebration, slated for 1:30 to 4:30 P.M. Friday, June 5, is an opportunity to browse the boutique’s fashions, enjoy a refreshment and support Carpe Diem’s equine charges.  more
Young Artist
Published on
2015/01 - Winter
Young artist Sophie Biaso's remarkable talent shines through at The Bascom.  more
Your Change Changes A Life
Published on
2016/06 - June
The Scaly Mountain Women’s Club is back in the middle of a busy season.  more
Your Favorite Hike?
Published on
2015/03 - March
We invite you to vote in our next poll - “Favorite spot for a moderate hike.” Readers can vote on   more
Your Favorite Sunrise
Published on
2015/11 - November
What a way to start the day – local vistas will take your breath away!  more
Your Gem in the Forest
Published on
2016/03 - March
Perched atop majestic Sheepcliff Mountain, this home exudes comfort and an easy elegance.  more
Your Source for Flavor
Published on
2016/09 - September
Fresh flavors offered in palate-pleasing combinations – there’s nothing sedate about Your Source for Flavor, 45 Chestnut Square in Cashiers.  more
Yours for a Song
Published on
2016/07 - July
International piano sensation Randall Atcheson is returning to Highlands for an encore benefit for the Literacy Council of Highlands – 7:30 P.M. Wednesday, August 3, at the The Pavillion at The Farm at Old Edwards.  more
Zoller Hardware
Published on
2016/06 - June
Even with new owners, Zoller’s Hardware is exactly the same – the small town hardware store that never was, and always will be.  more