Taste of Scotland Festival this Father’s Day Weekend in Highlands and Cashiers NC area

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This Father’s Day weekend is the perfect time to visit the Highlands and Cashiers NC area and experience Franklin’s 13th annual Taste of Scotland Festival. Beginning at 6 pm on June 19th, live Celtic music will fill the air with dancing and entertainment all part of the weekend festivities.  On Saturday, visitors will enjoy the Celtic dances and music as …

Jackson County NC officials planning new zoning ordinance

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Late last month, Jackson County officials announced the U.S. 441 Development Ordinance, which is in its first draft.  The ordinance is intended to ‘clean up’ the look of the U.S. 441 corridor in Whittier from a clash of billboards and ‘unregulated growth’ for a better mountain-themed look with careful landscaping and distinctive architecture.  For over a year now, the county-appointed …