Emergency responders gather at the entrance of Blue Ridge School and Blue Ridge Early College last Thursday morning for an emergency  drill. The drill, meant to simulate a bomb threat, involved emergency crews evacuating the school and transporting students, faculty and staff to a nearby safe zone, feeding them, and returning them to the school once it was declared safe.

News Stories

Local, state and federal organizations are claiming a farming operation near Lake Glenville has been causing major environmental damage over the last year to a waterway bordering the farm.

Cashiers is set to see some additional roadwork this spring, as the North Carolina Department of Transportation tackles resurfacing and drainage issues throughout the area ahead of summer’s crowds.

The Village Green will soon have an established administrative presence in the heart of Cashiers after nearly 25 years of service to the community.


The Highlands Hurricanes Swim Team held an intrasquad meet on Saturday, April 16.

The RBI Rawhide Baseball 9U team recently won their division in the Parker Meadows Showdown tournament in Franklin. It was the team’s second tournament win so far this season.

The Blue Ridge Early College baseball team suffered its first loss in more than a month on April 19, but rebounded last weekend with a pair of victories.

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