Opinion

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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.

Mayor on Duty

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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.

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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:

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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

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It is customary with most newspapers during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day to take a look back over the past 12 months at the stories that brought us through the year to this point.

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The Highlander

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