Mayor on Duty

Some of the changes that are happening now are rather unnerving, even depressing to this aging Baby Boomer. Social media, the political climate, actual climate change, and population pressures are changing the way we live.  […]

Mayor on Duty

The second budget planning workshop for the town is scheduled for Thursday, May 6 at 3 p.m. at the Highlands Conference Center.  At this meeting the town manager will present a draft of his proposed […]

Mayor on Duty

I’m always on alert while the North Carolina legislature is in session, especially in April when new bills are being proposed. There is one proposed bill, SB 349/HB401-Increase Housing Opportunities, that really causes me concern. […]

Mayor on Duty

Anyone driving in Highlands is encountering the extensive road paving. In addition, we should all be concerned about traffic safety as we cruise down newly paved roads while Highlands opens for the impending post pandemic […]

Mayor on Duty

At last month’s town board meeting I thanked all who have made the Highlands Cashiers Vaccination Clinic possible. I want to take the time to again recognize this outstanding service to the community again. The […]