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Force of Nature

Sue Fazio is as powerful as the nature that inspires her

A Conversation With Diane McPhail

An abolitionist’s great-great-granddaughter and her mission to do more good in the world

Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler

Musing a good time with Ann Strub

Leaving No Stone Unturned

The gift of a father-son artistic partnership

A Healthy Sense of Community

Saving lives is a good life for Tom Neal

Happiest of Holidays

Stress less and get the best out of the holiday season with Davis & Co. Concierge

Literacy Grows Communities

Acclaimed author Patti Callahan Henry to discuss “Once Upon a Wardrobe”

VIP Pets

Rolling out the welcome mat for our four-legged friends

Answering the Mountains’ Call

Highlands Biological Foundation’s executive director, Charlotte Muir

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Community fund grants are vital for local nonprofits

Music is Art and Art is Music

Brevard artist Shannon Whitworth

Where Conservation and Community Meet

PLATT’s Parker Platt on the principal values governing his approach

The Write Stuff

Imagining the future with Highlands Schools

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

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