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Land Trust conserves 28 acres

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

Cooper tightens COVID-19 restrictions

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper rolled out new regulations as part of a modified Stay at Home order on Tuesday as COVID-19 cases statewide continue to surge following the Thanksgiving holiday.

Local sites accepting Toys for Tots

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The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 has resulted in the shuttering of many charitable functions due to social distancing restrictions. This year’s Toys for Tots donation program is not one of them. 

Sharing Bartram's Art

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The Macon County Public Library is taking patrons on a walk through the woods with a display on local artists’ interpretations of the works of William Bartram.

Brinsons add to legacy of learning

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Calling Western Carolina University a “beacon of light and hope for the region and the state of North Carolina,” Jack Brinson thanked university officials and administrators for adding the name Bri

Monarch migration underway at HBS

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The staff at the Highlands Biological Station has made it their mission to help save the monarch butterfly by providing pollinator gardens and tagging programs during the butterflies’ annual migrat