News Stories

There may be a budding terrorist among us.
The Graham County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) is investigating a crude homemade bomb a citizen noticed at the Snowbird dumpster site.

The investigation into the possibility that former members of the Graham County Sheriff’s Office violated inmate Jackie Slaughter’s civil rights by repeatedly using a Taser on him is over.

    Legendary Robbinsville football coach Bob Colvin made a rare appearance at the WNC Sports Hall of Fame Awards Banquet held Sunday, May 7 at the Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville.

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

Marvin B. Nix, 71, of the Long Branch Community in Robbinsville, NC, passed away Monday, May 8, 2017 at his residence.

    Faye B. Stewart, 87, of Carrollton, GA, formerly of Robbinsville, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, GA.

    Ruth Lloyd Jordan, 92, of Robbinsville, NC, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Graham Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

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