Opioid addiction affects many individuals and families in Highlands, and a recent panel discussion aimed to raise awareness of the escalating crisis.
A local conservation group is worried that a proposed land management project in the Nantahala National Forest in Macon and Jackson counties would undermine intentions to add acreage to the Ellicot
The Town of Highlands continued to fine-tune an agreement that could lead to better coverage for Verizon Wireless customers, tweaking language and sending revisions back to the negotiating table.
Dollar General plans to open its new location in Scaly Mountain within the next month, a company spokeswoman said.
The Town of Highlands’ finances are in fair shape as it prepares to start work on the 2017 – 2018 budget.