The past honoring the present

The past honoring the present

The soldier depicted on the civil war monument on courthouse square in uptown Hillsboro almost appears to salute the American flag flying over North H...

September 28th, 2017 updated: September 28th, 2017. |  


Cookies with Characters

Cookies with Characters

It is in just its third year, but a Cookies with Characters event that the Highland County Senior Citizen Center will host on Oct. 14 has become so po...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Highland pellet gun shooter in court

Highland pellet gun shooter in court

A man who reportedly shot a young girl with a pellet gun, the injury from which resulted in a severe infection and emergency surgery, was sentenced to...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Highland County Commissioners discuss Smokin’ in the Hills; 2018 planning underway

Highland County Commissioners discuss Smokin’ in the Hills; 2018 planning underway

Highland County Commissioner Shane Wilkin on Wednesday highlighted the success of the recent Smokin’ in the Hills barbecue competition at Rocky ...

September 27th, 2017 |  


City of Hillsboro makes case to deny Jackson’s TRO request

City of Hillsboro makes case to deny Jackson’s TRO request

The City of Hillsboro filed a memorandum in court this week stating that city employee Craig Jackson “suffers from a medical condition that caus...

September 27th, 2017 updated: September 27th, 2017. |  


SR 28 closed Thursday in Ross Co.

An emergency culvert replacement project has been scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28 on SR 28 in Ross County and the route will be closed throughout the...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Board honors outstanding grads

Board honors outstanding grads

Four Hillsboro High School graduates were honored for their contributions to public education and two new programs at Laurel Oaks were discussed durin...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Voter registration ends Oct. 10

The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 7 General Election is Tuesday, Oct. 10, the Highland County Board of Elections said Tuesday.On that last ...

September 26th, 2017 |  


‘Just keeping it between God and me’

‘Just keeping it between God and me’

A Lynchburg man who has been donating blood regularly since he was 17 years old recently gave his 100th donation, saying he feels it’s a good wa...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Smokin’ in the Hills 2017 scenes and full results

Smokin’ in the Hills 2017 scenes and full results

Overall1. Elegantly Violent BBQ2. Smokin’ 4-Play BBQ3. Bankin Baby BBQ 4. High on the Hog Ohio5. Smokin Hoosiers6. Victory Smokers7. Brotha K...

September 25th, 2017 |