U.S. House of Representatives District 11 Republican candidate Madison Cawthorn and Meredith Maxwell discuss an important topic at Friday’s meet-and-greet  outside the Graham County Sheriff’s Office. Photos by Art Miller/amiller@grahamstar.com

‘My talking points are not just talking points’

Robbinsville – Madison Cawthorn’s mission statement is simple. “I will not forget my constituents,” Cawthorn said to a crowd of about 40 voters gathered outside the Graham County Sheriff’s Office on Friday.  Early voting begins today for the U.S.…

Spring sports season cancelled


Following the statewide closure of K-12 public schools for the remainder of the 2019-20 year Friday, the N.C. High School Athletic Association quickly made a difficult decision.

Lavinia M. DeHart, 88 of Almond, N.C., passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020. 

A native of Graham County, she was the daughter of the late McKinley and Icie Greene.

Fannie Hyde, age 86 of Robbinsville, N.C., passed away Thursday, May 7, 2020 at her residence.

Jeannette Sue Rattler Teesateskie, 89, of the Snowbird Community went home to be with the Lord on Saturday May 23, 2020.