Highlands’ Hayley Borino (12) comes over a Kedra McCall (40) screen and  makes an entry pass to the post while Bessemer City’s Kiayzia Degree (10) defends during their NCHSAA 1-A State Playoff game on Tuesday night.

Highlands cruises past Bessemer City to open state playoffs

It’s hard to imagine any team got off to a hotter start in the NC High School Athletic Association 1-A state playoffs than Highlands varsity girls. Three minutes into the Tuesday night’s game against Bessemer City the Highlanders held a 10-0 lead…

OEI setting new recycling standard


The management, staff and even the guests of Old Edwards Inn each want to do their part in the war against plastic, with the hotel opting to buckle down on its recycling efforts.

Hurricanes shine at Clemson meet


Area swimmers on the Highlands Hurricanes swim team competed in the Clemson Aquatics Team Invitational for the second straight year and did quite well, according to their coach.