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.

Seasons

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

June Is Bird Month
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2016/06 - June
With the winter population firmly in place and the summer guests finally arrived, the eternal pageant is in full swing.  more
Keeping It Gorge-ous
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2016/03 - March
The Cullasaja Gorge, one of the most scenic drives in the Southeast, needs a little sprucing up for the season. If you’d like to help, join the Gorge Road Cleanup on Saturday, April 23.  more
Louisiana Waterthrush
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2016/06 - June
This surprising warbler frequents forest streams during the spring and summer in Appalachia.  more
March Medley
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Rehearsal for Highlands-Cashiers Players’ one-act in the upcoming play March Medley: “At the Christmas Party or What’s In A Name.” L-R: Mystery “Big Guy”, Director Donna Cochran, Laura Jennings, Stan Cochran, Lynleigh McLain, Craig Eister, and Ken Knight.  more
Narcissist, and Proud of It
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2016/04 - April
Harbingers of Spring, there’s nothing humble about the Narcissus family.  more
Pipevine Swallowtail
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2017/03 - March
These common black butterflies are easily identified by the single C-shaped row of reddish-orange spots on the underside of the hindwing.  more
Plateau Pick-Up
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2017/03 - March
The Plateau Pickup Day, a community-wide effort to clean up Highlands and her gorgeous Gorge Road, is set for Saturday, April 22. Everyone is invited to participate – call (828) 526-2112 to register.  more
Rotary Golf Tourney
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2016/03 - March
 Highlands Rotary’s Golf Tournament will be staged May 2 at Highlands Country Club. To register, call (828) 526-3008 or email highlandsrotarygolf@yahoo.com.    more
Spring Peeper
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2016/04 - April
The spring peeper’s most distinctive trait is the dark cross or X-shaped blotch that usually is found on its back.  more
The Love of Learning | Highlands, NC
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2017/03 - March
The Center for Life Enrichment’s 2017 slate of classes brings the entire world to the twin communities of Highlands and Cashiers. For more information or to register, call (828) 526-8811.  more

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