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A message from our sponsor: The Height of Happiness Ferns unfurl and small animals scurry in the spring when everything comes to life in Highlands, North Carolina. Learn more

Madison County Championship Rodeo

A message from our sponsor: The Height of Happiness Ferns unfurl and small animals scurry in the spring when everything comes to life in Highlands, North Carolina. Learn more

Rosemary and Goat Cheese Strata

A message from our sponsor: The Height of Happiness Ferns unfurl and small animals scurry in the spring when everything comes to life in Highlands, North Carolina. Learn more

The Seasons in Highlands: Spring

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This story was published on May 26, 2021

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