Draft of resolution slams Hastings; council members disagree; accuracy of meeting notice questioned

Draft of resolution slams Hastings; council members disagree; accuracy of meeting notice questioned

A “resolution of disapproval” of Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings that slams the mayor for being insensitive on social media to a litany of p...

September 29th, 2017 updated: September 29th, 2017. |  


Manning new chief of Paint Creek fire/EMS department

Manning new chief of Paint Creek fire/EMS department

Dave Manning has been named the new chief of the Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District effective Oct. 12, replacing Bradley George.George recently retir...

September 29th, 2017 |  


Human trafficking topic at Highland County Drug Abuse Prevention Coalition

Human trafficking topic at Highland County Drug Abuse Prevention Coalition

Bhumika Patel said human trafficking is more of a problem in the U.S., and likely in local communities, than many people realize.Patel, a regional coa...

September 28th, 2017 |  


No injuries in Wednesday wreck on Concord Road

No injuries in Wednesday wreck on Concord Road

A car accident that occurred on Concord Road in the early hours of Wednesday morning resulted in no injuries to an 18-year-old Hillsboro High School s...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Mission accomplished

Mission accomplished

A multiyear project to improve athletic facilities was capped Thursday when Hillsboro City Schools officially dedicated their new tennis courts.The fo...

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


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 |  


‘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 |