Rep. Mark Meadows with his Meadow Branch Fire Dept. T-shirt
Happy volunteers Alisa Eller, Theresa Lewis and Brenda Postell clean up after an extremely successful ramp festival.
Stephanie Landon and Bob Boxberger are excited about plans to make Stoney Hollow Farm an interactive experience.

News Stories

Graham County put the "special" in Friday's North Carolina Northwest Special Olympics Regional Meet.

The theme of the event was “Step Right Up,” and the county certainly did.

Rep. Mark Meadows with his Meadow Branch Fire Dept. T-shirt

If District 11 House Representative Mark Meadows (R-Cashiers) has his way, every volunteer firefighter in the United States will receive a tax credit.

Graham County youth sports programs didn’t miss a beat when long-time recreation director Jason Sawyer resigned.


Two members of the Robbinsville Shooting Sports team recently earned first place honors at the annual 2016 Western Carolina Competition, an event Robbinsville shooters failed to place at in 2015.

Standout distance runner Shawnda Martin led a contingent of five Robbinsville stars at the NCHSAA 1A/2A Indoor Track & Field State Championships in Winston-Salem on Saturday.

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Robbinsville’s Seth Lawson clears the high jump bar with plenty of room to spare.

So much for practice makes perfect. 

The age-old adage doesn’t seem to apply to Robbinsville Middle School track star Seth Lawson.


Mary Elizabeth Orr, 95, of the Cross Creek Community went home to be with the Lord on April 27, 2016 at her residence. 

Robert Edward Outen, Sr.

 Robert Edward Outen, Sr.  died, Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Mission Hospital surrounded by family.

Robert was born February 8, 1951 to the late Jessie and Johnnie Outen.

Jack B. Davis, 83, of Andrews passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at his residence. 

Funeral services were held at 3p.m. Sunday, April 24, in the Andrews Second Baptist Church. 

The Graham Star

Mailing address: P.O. Box 69, Robbinsville, NC 28771

Street address: 720 Tallulah Rd., Robbinsville, NC 28771

Phone number: 828-479-3383

Fax number: 828-479-1044