Michele Filip is ready to delve deep into the Robbinsville band program. Photos by Art Miller/amiller@grahamstar.com

Forever country

Robbinsville – “One thing that I am is full of energy. I’m one of those people that believes the kids get their energy and excitement from you, so when they walk in the door and I’m exuding that, they will.” Spend five minutes with Michele Filip –…

Christmas comes early

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Tallulah – On Saturday, the Red Hat Ladies could be found once again at Moonshiners Steakhouse, this time for the annual, member-exclusive event: Christmas in July. 

New sheriff in town

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Robbinsville – Jerry Crisp was sworn in as Graham County’s new sheriff Tuesday afternoon, ending an almost month-long saga between Crisp and the county’s Board of Commissioners.

New sheriff in town

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Robbinsville – Jerry Crisp was sworn in as Graham County’s new sheriff Tuesday afternoon, ending an almost month-long saga between Crisp and the county’s Board of Commissioners.

The show must go on

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Stecoah – A cloud of mystery still lingers over the annual “An Appalachian Evening” concert series, but one thing is certain: the 2020 installment will take place.

Spring sports season cancelled

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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.

Emma (Oma) Moore Wilson, 92 of Robbinsville, N.C., went to her heavenly home on Thursday, July 30, 2020.  

Pamela Ann Pavelka, 58 of Robbinsville, N.C., passed away Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020.  

Bridget Rene Gibson Eller, 63 of Robbinsville, N.C., died July 29, 2020.