Shrubbery along Horse Cove Road near Bowery Road was mown down by the Department of Transportation this week.
A contractor employed by D.O.T. left splintered trees and bushes after a roadside maintenance project.
Rhododendrons were shorn off at Horse Cove and Sixth Street as part of a D.O.T. project.

Mowing discord

Unannounced removal of vegetation along roadways in Highlands this week drew the ire of numerous local organizations and landowners who claim their property was damaged by state contractors.


The Highlander

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Address: PO Box 249, Highlands, NC 28741
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