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

Here is yet another photo that illustrates trash disposal problems that a small number of residents continue to generate.  Yes, I and the board might be viewed as garbage nazis by some with the passage […]

Mayor on Duty

A picture is worth a thousand words, or at least 500. The photo of an overstuffed  bear resistant garbage toter that was placed on the road Sunday afternoon illustrates  a growing problem in Highlands.  I […]

Mayor on Duty

Let me talk trash. Beginning this past Thursday our trash problems began. Town Hall staff received a high volume of calls from folks saying their thrash had not been picked up. Some callers said the […]