The recent winter storm was probably the most severe since the famous1993 blizzard. It pounded the plateau with a combination of freezing rain, ice and snow.
One of the first things people learn when coming to Highlands is that it rains here. A lot.
After all, Highlands and the surrounding mountains are classified as a temperate rain forest.
The first of the year is a time for reflection of looking back and looking ahead. As I reflect, I am reminded of two pieces of music that my wife shared with me this past year.
In addition to personal resolutions for the new year, we can all take action to make Highlands a better place in 2019. The Highlander offers the following ideas:
At the December Highlands Town Board Meeting a public hearing requesting the NC Local Government Commission to approve a loan for the town to build the aerial portion of the fiber optic broadband n