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Florida investigation leads to Cashiers

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Highlands and Cashiers are making the newspapers all over Florida these days as state legislators pursue a woman they have accused of receiving more than $7.7-million in state and federal funds bud

Tree farm business booms

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The 2019 Christmas tree shopping season was a resounding success according to local tree farmers in the area. 

Campgrounds, parks close due to virus

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The U.S. Forest Service has closed all campgrounds on National Forest land in North Carolina effective immediately. The closure, announced on Monday, will remain in place until further notice.

HMS downs Summit 7-1 on soccer field

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About a minute before Highlands girls middle school soccer coach Caleb Brown sent his team onto the field to face the visiting Summit Charter School Lady Bears, he went over specific team assignmen

Coronavirus hits home

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Macon County Public Health confirmed the first presumptive positive case of coronavirus in Macon County on Monday.

EDC preps for economic impact of COVID-19

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Following reports of empty store shelves for items like hand sanitizer, toilet paper and antibacterial soap, the attention of the Macon County Economic Development Commission turned to a popular to