The Highlands School class of 2020 tossed their caps along the track, instead of inside the gymnasium, during Saturday’s graduation ceremony.

Class of 2020 celebrates the end of unique senior year

It may have come two months later than expected, but the Highlands School class of 2020 finally got their chance to walk across the stage and receive their diplomas on Saturday morning. The outdoor graduation ceremony featured all of the…

Schools to reopen on Aug. 17


The plan to reopen schools in Macon County, including Highlands School, came into focus on July 30 when the Macon County Board of Education solidified its plan to start the school year on Aug.

Town replaces totaled police cruiser


The Highlands board of commissioners held a specially called meeting on Wednesday to make a pair of budget amendments related to a police department vehicle that was totaled in an accident in July.

Dahlia Festival plans taking shape


While other festivals and celebrations in and around the plateau have fallen victim to the COVID-19 coronavirus, the 10th anniversary of the Highlands Historical Society’s Dazzling Dahlia Festival

Plein air on display at Cashiers festival


The sweeping mountain vistas surrounding Cashiers have long served as inspiration for all manner of artistic pursuits, providing a muse for painters, potters, pickers and poets for generations now.