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Loafer’s Bench lives on

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The Loafer’s Bench is as enduring a landmark in Highlands as Sunset Rock, and will probably be a fixture along Main Street for as long as the mountain overlooking town.

Board approves fire dept plans

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The Highlands Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the concept design of Highlands Fire and Rescue’s new fire station to be located just north of downtown on US 64.

Honoring America’s veterans

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The first remarks from American Legion Post 370 Commander Ed McCloskey involved the weather, and the perfect day ordered up for this Veterans Day, which marked the 100th anniversary of the American

Food and Wine draws big crowd

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On Saturday, the musical order of the day was rhythm and blues. At Sunday’s Food and Wine Festival finale, a little bluegrass was ordered up to bring this year’s weekend festival home.

Commissioner race too close to call

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    In a race that was too close to officially call as of Wednesday, Highlands appears to have elected Brian Stiehler, John ‘Buz’ Dotson and Marc Hehn to the board of commissioners.