Highlands received its first snowfall of the season this week, picking up 7 inches last Friday evening into Saturday.
Kelsey-Hutchinson Founders Park could soon enter the final phases of construction, thanks to a number of significant financial contributions made to the Friends of Founders Park organization.
By Carter Giegerich
With just their second full year of year-round competition partially completed, the Highlands Hurricanes are already making waves at competitive swimming events.
By Carter Giegerich
In addition to personal resolutions for the new year, we can all take action to make Highlands a better place in 2017. The Highlander offers the following ideas:
It’s that time of year — heavy snow resulting in opportunities to think and plan. Let me share some thoughts.
In a society where so much attention gets paid to tragedies, crises and political hype, The Highlander endeavors to also spotlight those in our community working to make a positive difference.
The Highlands middle school boys’ basketball team claimed victory over rival Blue Ridge last Thursday in a game that was a close battle to the end.
The Highlands School varsity boys’ basketball team is coming together, as it beat Hiwassee Dam at home on Tuesday, 68-58. Jose Jimenez was the leading scorer, with 16 points.
The varsity boys basketball team lost 62-44 to Hayesville High School at home on Dec. 19, as their attempts to score were foiled by a tight defense.
Mary Cumming Fitzhugh passed away peacefully in her Griffin, Georgia, home December 9, 2016.
Jessie Caroline Picklesimer Owens, 95, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14 at Macedonia Baptist Church.
Robert Brand Womsley, 83, a resident of Highlands, passed away Tuesday, December 13, 2016.
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