Establishments that thrive on the tourist trade in Highlands are reporting a healthy start to the summer season, thanks to sunny weather and a long Fourth of July weekend.
Highlands will be seeking a new planning director before the year is up, as current planning chief Randy Feierabend prepares to retire this fall.
The Town of Highlands has named its new finance director, and it will be a familiar face to anyone who has visited Town Hall over the past five years.
The Highlands Plateau Greenway is taking steps to improve the system of walking trails connecting residential and commercial areas of Highlands that the group has developed over the past 10 years.
The revision of the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forest Plan is moving forward slowly but surely, as National Forest Service employees, local agencies, organizations and individuals try to hash out a