Madison Coffey, Isabelle Handy, Daniella Giese, Ashley Ruston, Catherine Cloutier, Matthew Griffin, Craig Bucci and Slesha Tuladhar (clockwise from bottom left) work on Valentine’s Day cards for troops stationed overseas Friday at the Snowbird  Community Library. Photo by Art Miller/amiller@grahamstar.com

Love from afar

Snowbird – The Snowbird Community Library hosted the second annual Valentine’s Cards for our Troops event Friday, which saw nearly a dozen visitors from all over the world crafting Valentines for soldiers deployed overseas.  Inspired by her own…

Pinto beans, the winter staple

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“No matter the day, no matter the weather, no matter what else was happening in the world, I was sure of this: cracklin’ cornbread and pinto beans with fat back would always be found in her house.”

Pinto beans, the winter staple

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“No matter the day, no matter the weather, no matter what else was happening in the world, I was sure of this: cracklin’ cornbread and pinto beans with fat back would always be found in her house.”

Knights run over Cullowhee Valley

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Robbinsville – As Robbinsville Middle School’s basketball program enter the final week of the regular season, both teams are in a prime position for a top seed in the championship

Randall H. Atwell, 70, of the Stecoah Community of Robbinsville, N.C. passed away, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C.

Daniel L. Howe, 88, of Robbinsville, N.C., passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at his home.

Annette Millican Orr, 87, of Robbinsville, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, N.C.