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
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.
Last Thursday’s Town Board meeting had two contentious items, the broadband public hearing and Main Street tree planting plan. Let me provide my perspective.
This past weekend we were all victims of that frustrating winter storm. Our town electric crews were the most frustrated.
Unlike many other places in the Southeast, Highlands area residents are fairly adept at preparing for and handling snow. We simply get more of it.