Mayor on Duty

A recent letter-to-the editor raised questions about our water and sewer department policies and pending rate increase.  The writer implied that I didn’t create an accurate picture of the rate incr

Our View

On Monday night, Highlands Town Manager Josh Ward and Fire Chief Ryan Gearhart stood before the Macon County Board of Commissioners to make their case for a two-cent fire tax increase for the Highl

Our View

Graduating from high school is a rite of passage for American teens who have spent 13 years learning the ins and outs of reading, writing and arithmetic.


The Highlander

Phone: 1-828-526-4114 
Main Fax: 1-828-526-3658 

Address: PO Box 249, Highlands, NC 28741
Located: 134 N. Fifth Street, Highlands, NC 28741 
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5pm