Highlands police chief search continues


The search for Highlands’ new police chief continues during a summer that includes the COVID-19 pandemic, social demonstrations calling for equal justice and an economy struggling to recover.

Ruiz gets prison time for role in fatal wreck


A man who was driving drunk and crashed his pickup truck into a Sylva woman’s car, killing her a short time after she completed her work shift at the Dollar General in Scaly Mountain, is headed to

Highlands Fire Dept improves ISO rating


Highlands Fire and Rescue has been providing quality fire and emergency services for Highlands residents for years and their efforts are now paying some dividends with lower ISO ratings.