TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Saturday, May 1, the 121st day of 2021. There are 244 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 1, 2011, President Bara...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Highland County travel report

The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Highland County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting.S.R. 28/S...

April 30th, 2021 |  


BDP Auto and Diesel opens in Leesburg

BDP Auto and Diesel opens in Leesburg

The village of Leesburg held a ribbon-cutting for DBP Diesel and Auto Repair, owned by Justin and Ashley Bailey, on April 23. The new business is loca...

April 30th, 2021 |  



The longer we wait, the bigger the bill will be

Three times already in his brief tenure, President Biden has rolled out a far-reaching and extraordinarily expensive proposal to address large-scale p...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Med Collect boxes coming to county

Med Collect boxes which will be used for people to dispose of medication are set to be shipped by the end of the week, Bill Showman, manager of preven...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Gunshots, Y2K and a train trip to see the Reds

Gunshots, Y2K and a train trip to see the Reds

Editor’s note — We’re continuing our tradition of taking a look back each Saturday at some of the important, interesting or even odd...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Maplecrest Meats & More celebrates grand opening

Maplecrest Meats & More celebrates grand opening

Maplecrest Meats & More celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting with the Highland County Chamber of Commerce, family, friends and membe...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Lynchburg food pantry ‘serving from the heart’

The Because He Lives Food Pantry in Lynchburg is working to serve God, according to Richard Crabtree, the director of the food pantry, and Kevin Krann...

April 29th, 2021 |  


Dodson Creek hearing

Dodson Creek hearing

Another of the players in the checkerboard of solar energy promoted the benefits of locating another solar panel farm in Highland County, and answered...

April 29th, 2021 |  


Community watch for city parks

Community watch for city parks

Because of continuing acts of vandalism, the the City of Hillsboro Parks Committee is seeking volunteers to participate in a community watch.“We...

April 29th, 2021 |