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Women in Business

Our executive director of operations, Emily Sweeney, asked these female entrepreneurs six questions to learn more about how their professional acumen, experience and talents inspire the plateau.

The Spirit of Summit

Celebrating 25 years on the plateau

Depicting Appalachia

In the Cullowhee Valley with Ron Rash

Bridging Communities

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cashiers and Highlands

PAC Pivots

Mary Adair Trumbly leads the Highlands Performing Arts Center and sets the stage for expansion

Seeds of Generosity

Plant for the Plateau gives local businesses a chance to dig in and help feed the community


When the human spirit yearns for brighter days, artists answer the challenge

What’s in a Destination?

John Woods has distinguished The Park on Main—now he’s part of distinguishing all of Highlands for a whole new demographic


A nonprofit set on expanding possibilities

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Helping Hands

2021's nonprofit fundraising roundup

Unwrapping Experience

Mentoring is the gift that keeps on giving

Dedicated to the Plateau’s Future Leaders

How Bonnie Potts leads the Macon County Literacy Council to build better readers—and better citizens

Unlocking the Heart

For Matt Tommey, every creation begins with a walk in the woods

Right Tool for the Job

Financial advisors are ready to help you complete more than just the task at hand.

Growing Up

The Boys & Girls Club of the Plateau expands youth development

Remember Me

Cashiers Crossroads in 1932

Handbuilding Highlands’ Future

Kaye McHan is piecing together a plan for uncertain times


The Bascom showcases work from local artists in member exhibition

Immortalizing Ideas

When Wesley Wofford empties his mind, he leaves a lasting statement

Dahlia Daze

The bright blessings of Miss Betty McCall

A Community of Residents and Visitors

How Old Edwards Inn’s General Manager Inspires a Sense of Togetherness

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