A home in Red Marble was severely damaged by a large fire Monday morning. Photo by Kelsey Richardson
Steph Carver of Marble twines her way to a custom rug. Photo by Ben Katz
The CDC identified Cherokee County as one of the 220 US counties where unemployment rates, overdose deaths and sales of prescription painkillers contribute to a high susceptibility of HIV and Hepatitis C outbreaks. Photo by Ben Katz
Aaron Warren and Rebecca Stiles (from left) flocked to a Pokémon Go lure in downtown Andrews to collect rare and exotic digital creatures. Photo by Ben Katz
Andrews assistant coach John Holland and lineman Willie Parker high five when Parker was coming off the field during the game against Hayesville on Sept. 18, 2015.
Andrews Police Chief Richard Taylor leads a force of six officers.

News Stories

A home in Red Marble was severely damaged by a large fire Monday morning. Photo by Kelsey Richardson

    A house fire in Red Marble early Monday consumed a family home, but a woman and two children inside got out unharmed before the fire escalated.

Steph Carver of Marble twines her way to a custom rug. Photo by Ben Katz

    Stephanie Carver transforms old fabric and sheets into practical works of art through creating colorful upcycled rugs.

The CDC identified Cherokee County as one of the 220 US counties where unemployment rates, overdose deaths and sales of prescription painkillers contribute to a high susceptibility of HIV and Hepatitis C outbreaks. Photo by Ben Katz

    Talk of finding drug paraphernalia in public areas and hearing about local substance abusers isn’t far from the norm nowadays in Andrews.

Sports

Andrews assistant coach John Holland and lineman Willie Parker high five when Parker was coming off the field during the game against Hayesville on Sept. 18, 2015.

   Willie Parker and Ozzy Corrales have been on opposite sides of each other on the football field since they can remember.

    Andrews swimmers navigated the water in Sylva to record impressive finishes at a meet held at Jackson County last Thursday.

    Recently graduated Andrews High School track star Cameron Debty has been named to the Asheville Citizen-Times’ All-Western North Carolina Team.

Obituaries

    Roy W. Langner Jr., 63, of Andrews, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Buncombe County.
    A memorial service will be held at a later date.

    Thomas G. Dyer, 71, of Hayesville, died Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Murphy Medical Center.

    Ray “Hop” Barclay, 94, of Spring Hill, Fla., passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016.
    Graveside Services were  Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in the Aquone Baptist Church Cemetery.