Mayor on Duty - 2.20.20


The February Highlands Town Board meeting is tonight at 7 p.m. at the Highlands Community Center. 

Let me review some of the agenda items.  

Mayor on Duty - Feb. 13


Last week I had the honor of meeting with students from Anne Porter’s hospitality and tourism  high school class.

Mayor on Duty - Feb. 6


Last Wednesday Gibbins Advisors, the monitor for the HCA/Mission transaction, held a public meeting at our recreation department. This inaugural meeting was one of several held in the region. 

A DC haircut spurs big ideas


Sallie and I visited our “beltway kids” in Washington this past weekend. It is always good to leave Highlands for a while and see what other folks are doing.

NCDOT needs local input


Perhaps it’s a pesky pothole that has caused problems for years.

Maybe, it’s a maddening commute that could be eased by an added lane of travel.

Mayor on Duty - Jan. 23


I’m anxiously waiting for a winter storm to hit, although I hope it doesn’t.  These storms almost invariably cause road problems and power outages.

Mayor on Duty


During the holidays I visited my daughter and grandchildren. Rebecca and her husband live in a large Atlanta metropolitan county.