Piloting the Sapphire Knights of Columbus Confession Concession entry, Glenville’s Luis Feria Aparicio, right, skis past the Poop Coop entry piloted by Lance Black of Alabama en route to victory Saturday afternoon in the 13th annual Sapphire Valley Resort Outhouse Race. (Photo by Don Richeson.)
The centerpiece of the 18,556 Summit Center is its new basketball court, a larger court than its area high school counterparts Blue Ridge Early College and Highlands School. Lined in evergreen and midnight blue, the court features the Bear logo in the center circle. Construction on the gym and the adjoining performance area should be finished by spring break. (Photo by Dan Brown.)
Jackson County commissioners, seated, Boyce Deitz and Gayle Woody, listen as Jackson Cooperative Extension Service Director Rob Hawk warns them last week of a looming Christmas tree shortage and price spike, after many Glenville-Cashiers growers put off planting during the 2008 economic downturn. (Photo by Dan Brown.)
Summit Charter School girls basketball coach Kaylee O’Dwyer clowns with her undefeated team as they celebrate moments after winning the Tri-State Conference championship on Feb. 2 at Highlands School. (Photo by Don Richeson.)
Mature, red-flowering dogwood trees planted last month at the designer cottage sales village at 373 U.S. Highway 64 West are predicted to dazzle those entering Cashiers from Highlands come springtime. Designer Cottages Cashiers Owner Jeff Sikes said he also paid $18,000 to install a concrete sidewalk, far left, in front of the village in December 2018. (Photo by Don Richeson.)
Steven and Justina Sunderland wait under blankets on their deck at 279 Black Oak Drive in Sapphire as firefighters battle a Dec. 17 blaze there that did extensive damage and claimed the life of one of their two cats. (Photo by Don Richeson.)

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