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Birmingham Magazine features Cashiers Area

The Cashiers Area recently appeared in the November 2018 issue of Birmingham Magazine. The full article (here) highlights the Cashiers Area as a prime destination and features Canyon Kitchen, High Hampton Resort, The Orchard Restaurant and Whiteside Brewing Company, as well as mountain landmarks such as Whiteside Mountain, Whitewater and Silver Run Falls, Rainbow Falls in Gorges State Park and Bridal and Dry Falls in Highlands.

Historic Toxaway Foundation announces Toxaway Business Alliance

Historic Toxaway Foundation with strong support by the Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce and Transylvania Tourism has announced the formation of the all new Toxaway Business Alliance - an opportunity for Toxaway Area business people to connect and collaborate.

Carole Hargis of The Blind Mule Restaurant at Toxaway Station, and Tony Austin of Lake Toxaway Company and Cashiers Area Chamber board member, have facilitated efforts to bring members of the Historic Toxaway Foundation, both area chambers, and invested business people of Toxaway together to continue efforts to develop a thriving year-round economy in the Historic Toxaway Corridor.

The TBA will announce meeting times and places for Towaway area business leaders in the Historic Toxaway area, including the geographic area from Hwy 215 (Headwaters) to the Jackson County line in Sapphire.

For more information on Toxaway Business Alliance efforts contact Carole Hargis at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Annual Meeting and Celebration recognizes Chamber Board Leadership

The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated their Annual Meeting & Celebration on Thursday, November 15 at The Orchard Restaurant Event Barn from 5:30-8:00 p.m. where retiring Chamber board members, new Chamber board appointees, Chamber board elected officers were recognized for their service and commitment to the Cashiers Area including Glenville, Lake Toxaway, Sapphire and surrounding townships. The event is an opportunity to celebrate all yearly developments while enjoying the upcoming holiday season.

A ticket to the event included abundant hors d’oeuvres catered by The Orchard Restaurant, entertainment provided by Steve HOTt of HOTt Acts and Sugar Cloud Baking Company “Berry Bramble Bars” as a take home treat to all attendees. Sponsors for the event included Entegra Bank, Hattler Properties, Landmark Realty Group, and Zoller Hardware Gifts and Gadgets Mercantile.

The Chamber is pleased to share the following 2018-2019 Chamber Board of Directors representation.

Board members nominated to serve as officers are:
Mary Lanning, President - Hampton Inn & Suites Cashiers - Sapphire Valley
Glenn Ubertino, President-Elect - Zoller Hardware
*Ben Harris, Treasurer - Harris Custom Builders
Stephanie Edwards, Secretary – Cashiers Area Chamber
Debby Hattler, Past President - Hattler Properties
*2021 Term

New Board members:
**Ashton Harris - Country Club of Sapphire Valley
**Lec Hobbs - Highlands Hiker/Cashiers
**Wendy Lupas - Gracewear
**Donnie Shuey - Signal Ridge Marina
** 2019 Term

Returning Board members:
**Justin Allman, FireMoss Pottery
**Tony Austin, Lake Toxaway Company
Ken Fernandez - Old Cashiers Realty
*Sarah Jennings - Lonesome Valley
Kathy Korb - Laurelwood Inn
*Brandy Letson - Cashiers Village Pharmacy

Retiring Board members:
Chris Conner - Cullasaja Club
Will Madden - Entegra Bank
Sonia Russell - Chile Loco


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