‘Celebration of life’ event raises $20K

‘Celebration of life’ event raises $20K

An event held last weekend brought the local community together for a little bit of golf, some good food and a “celebration of life.”The e...

July 29th, 2015 |  


McClain centennial coming up

McClain centennial coming up

As McClain High School nears the milestone of standing as an educational institution for 100 years, the community and alumni are gearing up to celebra...

July 29th, 2015 |  


Local Religion Briefs

Back to School Free SaleGood News Gathering will be sponsoring a Back to School Free Sale on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Highland County ...

July 29th, 2015 |  



Sibrels to celebrate 50th anniversary

Sibrels to celebrate 50th anniversary

Bill and Sharon Sibrel will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on August 9, 2015.They were married Aug. 9, 1965 in Sparta, N.C. Sharon is t...

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  


5K to benefit flood victims

5K to benefit flood victims

One local business is spearheading a 5K run to raise money for a Ripley family to help pay for funeral expenses after three of its members died in rec...

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  


Judge mulls custody case

Judge mulls custody case

Highland County’s juvenile court judge has yet to decide a matter of permanent custody in regard to a toddler, who the biological parents haven&...

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  


Amazing Race just around corner on August 8th

Amazing Race just around corner on August 8th

The third annual Amazing Race of Highland County is just around the corner, set for Aug. 8 at Liberty Park.The event the past two years has raised $26...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Special picnic is ‘a fun time’

Special picnic is ‘a fun time’

A country picnic open to individuals with any type of disability is set to be held on Saturday at Rocky Fork Lake.“It’s a fun time,”...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Helicopter called for crash

Helicopter called for crash

A MedFlight helicopter was called to the scene of a late morning crash Tuesday on SR 124, just east of Marshall. According to Paint Creek Public Infor...

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  


NCB donates to St. Mary Catholic School

NCB donates to St. Mary Catholic School

NCB donated $2,500 to St. Mary Catholic School. The money will be used toward St. Mary’s scholarship program to help students with financial ass...

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |