Highlands traditionally draws big crowds along Main Street for the annual Halloween celebration. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Highlands Chamber of Commerce has decided to cancel the 2020 event.

Halloween festivities cancelled

Wearing a mask may be popular on Oct. 31, but not for the traditional reason. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Highlands Chamber of Commerce has decided to cancel Halloween festivities in Highlands. “A lot of research and creative…

Town board pauses HCH housing plan

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The Highlands Board of Commissioners hit the collective pause button on a potential employee housing development adjacent to Highlands-Cashiers Hospital on Thursday night.

Dahlias dazzle and delight

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A perfect weekend with perfect weather and a perfect crowd provided the ingredients necessary for a successful Dazzling Dahlia Festival under the new normal of COVID-19 social distancing.

Dahlia Festival on display Sept. 19-20

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