From the people

"Widening the road and cutting the trees will destroy the charm of Highland Lake Road. Parking near the waterfall will bring litter, both on land and King Creek. Providing parking near that corner of park will have folks partying into the night." - comment from our online petition

Our letter to council sent June 17

Dear mayor and council members: As you consider your position on the N. Highland Lake Road project (U-5887) in anticipation of the June 19 special council meeting, we at the Cultural Landscape Group:Flat Rock would like to encourage you to cancel the project. The past several months have shown growing opposition from the citizens of... Continue Reading →

See you Tuesday for the special Flat Rock village council meeting on the N. Highland Lake Road project at 10:00 a.m. at the St. John parish hall!

At this past Thursday's council meeting, Historic Flat Rock mentioned that they believe the N. Highland Lake Road project requires a Section 106 review by the federal government due to the fact that King Creek is a waterway under the direction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The state Department of Transportation is gathering input on its 10-year plan that identifies priority projects and schedules them for funding.

Residents protest the North Highland Lake Road Project; vote to come next week

Behind our latest mailer

If you are a Flat Rock resident, you should have received CLG's latest mailer. And if you're looking for more detail, below is a breakdown of the data and research behind the mailer. Please email us at if you have any questions. Side 1: Whose vision for Flat Rock? NCDOT? Increased traffic speed with... Continue Reading →

There will NO PUBLIC COMMENT at the June 19 Flat Rock village council meeting on the N. Highland Lake Road project (10:00 a.m. in the St. John parish hall). The June 14 regular council meeting (9:30 a.m. at the village hall) will be the last time the public will be able to address the village... Continue Reading →

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