Creative Learning in a Tranquil Environment

Creative Learning in a Tranquil Environment

Developing the headline for the Highland Arts Academy was an easy task. Visitors to our county remark first on the scenic beauty and then the peaceful, slower pace of life you experience in this rural environment. The Highland County Arts Council recognized these...
Simplifying the Not-So-Simple Life

Simplifying the Not-So-Simple Life

Post Sponsored by: Editor’s Note: All photos are by local photographer Annette Naber, owner of Emerald Mountain Sanctuary and fellow Highland County blogger. To read more of Annette’s work, visit her blog, “Beauty Along the Road.”   When...
Monterey Livestock: A Highland Icon Reawakened

Monterey Livestock: A Highland Icon Reawakened

What do you think of when you think of Highland County?  Some of you may say an enthusiastic, “Maple!” And, while sugar-making is important to our little, mountain community, I always think of our wide-open spaces and mild climate – perfect for raising...
Top 10 FREE Things To Enjoy in Highland County

Top 10 FREE Things To Enjoy in Highland County

With a population of only 2,200 people and only one stoplight (well, actually, it’s a blinking traffic light) one might think there’s nothing to do in this little town. In actuality, there is so much to do in Highland County, Virginia! In fact, here are some...
It’s Amazing What a Trip to the Dumpster Will Do

It’s Amazing What a Trip to the Dumpster Will Do

Ever have one of those days where you just feel “blah…?” You know the feeling? Not sick. Not tired, necessarily. Just… blah… It’s winter… We’ve all been stuck in our houses because of COVID. Normal interactions, like church, school,...