Swain Community Hospital CEO Steve Heatherly says reduced staffing will not affect quality of care.
Pop & Nana's Kitchen owner Loretta Marino watches Sydney Cable fill a breakfast order.
Commissioner Raymond Williams defends the board's decision to allow Robbinsville youth to use property near Bear Creek as a shooting range.

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One only need drive through Robbinsville to see that the local economy has improved.

Forget Gateway to the Dragon … With A Proud History As Deep As The Roots of Her Trees … You’ll Love Where We Take You … Roads to Adventure … and every other slogan anyone ever applied to Graham Cou

Swain Community Hospital CEO Steve Heatherly says reduced staffing will not affect quality of care.

After a year of evaluation, Swain Community Hospital no longer staffs its Emergency Department with a physician 24/7.

Sports

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.

Obituaries

Ruth Carver Hollifield, 87, of Bryson City, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 at Blue Ridge on the Mountain in Sylva, NC.

Harriet G. “Dolly” Winder, 89, of McAdoo, PA and formerly of Robinsville, NC, passed away Saturday, Jan.

Mr. William Thomas Birchfield, 71, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, at Piedmont Medical Center.  

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