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

A Society, Humane
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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
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2016/11 - November
All the modern indulgences and amenities are built into this graceful showhouse.  more
A Spoonful of Wow
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2017/03 - March
There’s a sublime artistry at the heart of Nathan Smith’s burning passion.  more
A Spot of Tea & a Mystery
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2016/06 - June
It’s no mystery – beloved writer Mary Kay Andrews is the guest of honor at the Highlands United Methodist Church’s Third Annual Author’s Tea, set for 2:00 P.M. Saturday, June 18.  more
A Spring Opening
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2016/04 - April
A showing of the enchanting creations of Holly Klaine launches a busy season for the Art League of Highlands-Cashiers.  more
A Stay and Play Chalet
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2015/12 - December
This cozy home is packed with charm and all sorts of elegant touches, adding up to a life of ease and genteel comfort.  more
A Stellar Season
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2016/11 - November
Not resting on its laurels, The Center for Life Enrichment is planning a 2017 curriculum that’s both enlightening and entertaining.  more
A Successful Dinner
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2015/03 - March
Highlands Annual Christmas Dinner remains a labor of love and a bedrock component in the community's life.   more
A Tapestry of Green and Sun
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2016/04 - April
With the return of warmer climes, The Village Green has sprung to life in vivid color.  more
A Taste of the Good Life
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2016/09 - September
Highlands Food and Wine Festival, set for November 10 through November 13, highlights the talents of the chefs of Highlands.  more