Winter houses helped Cherokee survive cold


As winter began to show its teeth over the last few weeks, mountain-dwellers may have felt tempted to crawl in a hole in the ground and not come out until spring. 

Arson detection team visits Graham library


Robbinsville – A very special guest visited the Graham County Public Library on Monday, to help educate members of the 4-H Club during their first meeting of the year. 

Pinto beans, the winter staple


“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.”