Highlands Mayor Patrick Taylor hosted a trash summit last week where business owners, citizens and representatives from the town government were able to discuss the recent halt to Sunday trash pick
This weekend was very eventful for our public works department. It wasn’t about trash, but rather power and water.
I was at my house building cabinets for our new kitchen on Monday. I heard trucks and heavy equipment operating in a nearby area.
Thomas Merton said, “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.”
In Macon County, 21.3 percent of the population lives in poverty, and 14.4 percent experiences food insecurity. For some in Highlands, poverty is a distant concept.