Easter graduates from basic training

Army National Guard Pfc. Taylor R. Easter has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.During the nine weeks of training, t...

November 9th, 2015 |  


Highland County Sheriff’s Office reports

Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of Nov. 2-8 the Highland County Sheriffs Office received 403 911 calls, answered 155 requests for service,...

November 9th, 2015 |  


SSCC’s McCall next president of Marion Tech

SSCC’s McCall next president of Marion Tech

The Marion Technical College (MTC) Board of Trustees have selected Southern State Community College Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Ryan McCall...

November 6th, 2015 updated: November 6th, 2015. |  



Judge eyes closer youth facility

Judge eyes closer youth facility

A detention center that could house juvenile offenders from Highland three others counties is the goal of an application for state funds submitted by ...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Cops: Man fled, crashed

Cops: Man fled, crashed

A Lynchburg man who allegedly fled police then swung at an officer after crashing his vehilce is facing a total of seven charges following an incident...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Sex crimes land teen in rehab

Sex crimes land teen in rehab

An 18-year-old in Highland County Juvenile Court on Friday admitted to sexual offenses that occurred nearly four years ago against a juvenile six year...

November 6th, 2015 |  


N. East St. open evenings, weekends

The City of Hillsboro’s contractor is continuing to work on North East Street. Therefore, the street will continue to be closed to all traffic e...

November 6th, 2015 updated: November 6th, 2015. |  


Christmas in the Country Nov. 20-22

Christmas in the Country Nov. 20-22

Christmas in the Country began four years ago when four friends and their families talked about hosting a short driving tour in Highland County to sho...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Local bikers, Beechwood Pizza hold fundraiser for mammograms

Local bikers, Beechwood Pizza hold fundraiser for mammograms

A group of local bikers worked in conjunction with Beechwood Pizza and held a fundraiser on Oct. 24 to help those unable to afford a screening mammogr...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Greenfield Elementary announces perfect attendance, honor roll

Greenfield Elementary School has announced the perfect attendance and honor roll for the first nine-week grading period of the 2015-16 school year.Pre...

November 6th, 2015 |