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 […]

Mayor on Duty

I returned to Highlands Sunday night after visiting with family members. We did three days of fishing on the San Juan River in New Mexico. My travels always make me appreciate living in Highlands. The […]

Mayor on Duty

This is the time of the year where I attend numerous meetings concerning budget initiatives and projects impacting the town. Here are some meeting highlights. Two weeks ago, I traveled to Cherokee to attend a […]

Mayor on Duty

At the time of this posting I will have just returned from Raleigh where I attended the North Carolina League of Municipalities Legislative Dinner. This event is an opportunity for municipal officials to meet with […]

Mayor on Duty

Last week I met at town hall with Brian Burch, the NCDOT Division 14 Engineer. Also, at the meeting was Wesley Grindstaff, the division road maintenance engineer and Steven Buchanan the division traffic engineer. Chief […]