The city of Hillsboro is gearing up for the holidays and the city’s annual Uptown Christmas and Tree Lighting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 1 next to the Highland County Courthouse at 6 p.m. with free carriage rides and other attractions at the old firehouse and local businesses throughout the evening from 5-8 p.m.
To aid issues regarding water policy and notifications, the village of Greenfield is planning to implement a one-call notification system.
News on Highland County recycling was discussed at the weekly Wednesday meeting of the Highland County Board of Commissioners.
There’s a lot going on throughout Greenfield’s school district, but it was Rainsboro Elementary that was highlighted at the Monday school board meeting, which was held at the school.
It is time for the 17th annual Christmas Tour of Homes in Greenfield hosted by the Greenfield Historical Society. The $10 tour will be held from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 3, and will feature three homes, a new bakery, and the B&O Depot.
A colossal tank stretching 170 feet in length and 12 feet and 6 inches in diameter was trucked through the highways of Highland County Tuesday, Nov. 21 with an Ohio State Highway Patrol escort. The tanks are traveling from New Prague, Minnesota to Manchester, Ohio. They were floated down the Mississippi River followed by a traverse up the Ohio River, covering 1,300 nautical miles. They landed in Manchester and came to Hillsboro on U.S. Route 50 before turning in the center of town on U.S. Route 62 heading north. No other details were available Tuesday after multiple calls to the Ohio Department of Transportation and the state patrol.
A Hillsboro man sentenced to community control was among two people sentenced recently in Highland County Common Pleas Court.
Hillsboro City Council passed eight pieces of legislation during its meeting Thursday.
Editor’s note — We’re continuing our tradition of taking a look back each Saturday at some of the important, interesting or even odd events as they were reported during the same week throughout the years, along with interesting advertising features from years gone by.
Multiple updates were given for various programs at the monthly meeting of the Highland County Land Reutilization Corporation (land bank).