Gabriel Mason, 15 months, of Andrews, and his family are asking for any help they can to combat a “one-in-a-million” disease.
Andrews Elementary's first graders showed parade goers that it's going to be a super Christmas. Photo by BEN KATZ
Andrews Middle School’s robotics team at Saturday’s competition in Cherokee included X Rattler, Sam Christensen, Landon Hedden, Angelo Scionti, Sam Wood, Gavin Wilson and A.J. Weaver (from left).
Nantahala’s Colen Solesbee knocks the ball away from Highlands’ Jake Billingsley (13) during a game Friday night. Photo by Carolyn Morrisroe/The Highlander
All Hayesville’s Dwain Cook can do is watch as Andrews’ Drew Pyle soars for a layup Tuesday night.
Margaret Edwards’ home holds delicate beauty in balance with living life with kids. Photo by Ben Katz

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Gabriel Mason, 15 months, of Andrews, and his family are asking for any help they can to combat a “one-in-a-million” disease.

   When Andrews resident Shekinyah Mason gave birth to her beautiful baby boy, Gabriel, she immediately noticed there was something unique about him compared to other babies.

Andrews Elementary's first graders showed parade goers that it's going to be a super Christmas. Photo by BEN KATZ

    A little rain didn’t stop numerous floats, cars and people from prancing through downtown Andrews during the town’s annual Christmas parade.

    Over the last week, prayers have been answered as rainstorms quenched the drought-ridden town of Andrews.

Sports

Nantahala’s Colen Solesbee knocks the ball away from Highlands’ Jake Billingsley (13) during a game Friday night. Photo by Carolyn Morrisroe/The Highlander

    Seven hundred and nineteen days.

Andrews Middle School Wildcats Gage Gillespie (center) and Angelo Scionti (1) keep Hiwassee Dam/Ranger's Radford Cheek (24) from scoring, during a game Thursday.

    There is no stopping the Andrews Middle School Wildcats.

All Hayesville’s Dwain Cook can do is watch as Andrews’ Drew Pyle soars for a layup Tuesday night.

   Behind a 19-point performance from senior Tiffany Holloway, the Andrews High School Lady Wildcats etched out a 46-43 victory over Hayesville on Tuesday night.

Obituaries

    Jennie Smedlund, 74, of Marble, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2016, in a Murphy hospital.

    Mr. Roy Arlen McClure, 73, of Andrews, died Friday, July 29, 2016, at his residence.

   Betty Ann Grant, 81, of Chattanooga, Tenn., died Thursday, July 28, 2016, at her residence.