Highlands Rec Center served as the host site for the first round of public COVID-19 vaccinations in Highlands on Wednesday. Highlands-Cashiers Hospital CEO Tom Neal and vaccination clinic volunteer Robin Neal greeted the clinic’s first patients.

Vaccine program revamped

After experiencing technical issues surrounding the phone system at the Macon County Public Health Department, county leaders pivoted and quickly revamped the COVID-19 vaccination registration process this week. The new system features an online…

Bear Shadow changes venues


With social distancing still at the forefront of people’s daily lives, the organizers of the first ever Bear Shadow spring music festival are making changes to ensure the event can happen safely in

Land Trust conserves 28 acres


Twenty-eight acres of greenspace that boarders the entrance to Highlands from Cashiers have been permanently conserved by Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust. 

Highlanders fall to Blue Ridge


The Highlands Lady Highlander volleyball team fell out of first place in the Little Smoky Mountain Conference for the first time this season, losing 3-0 to rival Blue Ridge Friday night.