Architect Paul Boney helps facilitate the community meeting Tuesday night at Marble Springs Baptist Church.
Tommy Rodeck – co-owner of Hoppy Trout Brewing Co., shown with his beer-making tools – is the Andrews Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Businessman of the Year.
Erica Haney, owner of Erica’s Bakery: Cupcakes and More enjoys experimenting with all kinds of sweets. Photo by Ben Katz
Juliana Aiken (right), a freshman at Andrews High School, placed third in the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for North Carolina’s 11th District. Here she works with classmates Ali Hulls and Landon White.
Andrews’ Matt Barton scrambles out of the pocket against Swain County last season.
Andrews’ Colten Weaver hits a grounder at Copper Basin on April 13. Weaver had two RBI in the Wildcats’ 10-3 loss to Blue Ridge on May 4.

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Architect Paul Boney helps facilitate the community meeting Tuesday night at Marble Springs Baptist Church.

   The heart and soul of Marble was on everyone’s sleeves Tuesday night, as the community came together to save its school.

Tommy Rodeck – co-owner of Hoppy Trout Brewing Co., shown with his beer-making tools – is the Andrews Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Businessman of the Year.

   Tommy Rodeck, co-owner of Hoppy Trout Brewing Co., had no idea his love for beer would earn him the Andrews Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Business Man of the Year award.

    Tensions were high during Tuesday’s board meeting, as the Andrews Board of Aldermen raised discussion about invoices sent to the town by resident James Reid.

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Andrews’ Sarah Debty (right) hands off to Adelia Pyle in relay action at the 1A Western Regional Track Meet on Saturday in Bunker Hill. Photo by Scott Lindsay

Coming out of Saturday’s 1A Western Regional Track Meet at Bunker Hill is a variety of Andrews state qualifiers.

Andrews’ Matt Barton scrambles out of the pocket against Swain County last season.

    Loss and comeback are familiar terms in Andrews’ history. It’s a cycle that everyone has experienced, including the Wildcats football team.

Eight Wildcats were selected to attend the 2017 N.C. Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony as part of a new initiative called Hall Pass, which can help student-athletes compete for scholarships. From left are Taylor Parker, Landon White, Cody Mathis, Elizabeth Arreaga, former Appalachian State football coach Jerry Moore, Tiffany Holloway, Abby Hedden, Savannah Horton and Andrew Horton.

    Eight Andrews High School students were given the opportunity of a lifetime Friday and Saturday to attend N.C. Sports Hall of Fame inductions.

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.

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