State wildlife officer Brian Cookston patrols Fontana Lake as planes scoop water to douse fires.

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Outgoing Graham County commissioner Lynn Cody used his final meeting to ask board members to remember volunteer firefighters.

State wildlife officer Brian Cookston patrols Fontana Lake as planes scoop water to douse fires.

 Monday evening’s rainfall came in the nick of time.

Loud booms heard throughout Graham County over the weekend weren’t thunder.

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

Addie Adams Capriotti, age 89 passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at Murphy Medical Center. 

LeRoy Birchfield, 90, of Robbinsville, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at Murphy Medical Center.

Kenneth R. Conner, 60, of Bonaire, GA, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, in Robbinsville, NC.

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