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The Bascom goes virtual

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When governments shut down U.S. businesses and told consumers to stay home due to COVID-19, local businesses got creative and figured out a way to remain in front of their customers. 

Wondering what comes next

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Since the COVID-19 coronavirus shut down schools on March 13, questions to Highlands School and Macon County Schools officials are answered with the same reply – “I don’t know” and it’s not for a l

Police continue State of Emergency enforcement

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Just because motorists no longer see Highlands Police Department officers manning traffic checkpoints coming into town on US 64, NC roads 106 and 28, doesn’t mean they’re not out there making sure

Town ends PAC's free utilities

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The Highlands Performing Arts Center will have to factor some additional operating costs into its budget following the Highlands town board meeting on Thursday night.