Piloting the Sapphire Knights of Columbus Confession Concession entry, Glenville’s Jose 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.)
 Southern Jackson County residents walk their dogs at the Village Green just before a pet-blessing ceremony there in October 2018. Although the Cashiers park is popular with dog walkers, it lacks an official dog park area -- there currently isn’t one anywhere in southern Jackson County. (Photo by Don Richeson.)
Blue Ridge School Education Foundation President Carl Hyde of Sapphire and about 20 southern Jackson County parents and teachers listen as MountainWise Regional Tobacco Prevention Manager Tobin Lee gives a two-hour Feb. 13 evening presentation on “vaping” in Blue Ridge School and Early College’s cafeteria. He also spoke to BREC students earlier in the day. (Photo by Dan Brown.)
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.)

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