Jake Orr (artist of the outer pieces) wanted to make art with "a new medium, to do something unprecedented that hasn't been done" before. Photos by Ben Katz
Ferebee Park, just off downtown Andrews, could be seeing upgrades in the near future if some officials get their way.
Five-time women’s world disc golf champion Elaine King gives Lance (left) and Will Luke pointers on their driving game, following Saturday’s Elaine King Disc Golf Challenge in Andrews.
Andrews’ Tiffany Holloway officially signed a dual basketball and track scholarship with Mars Hill University on Monday. Seated with Tiffany are her parents, Crystal (left) and Jerry Holloway. Standing in back (from left) are Andrews High School athletic director Lance Bristol, Andrews High Principal Lisa Fletcher, Andrews High girls’ track coach Shanna Mustin and Andrews High basketball coach Kenneth Solesbee.
Andrews’ Colten Weaver tags out Copper Basin’s Eli Hicks in the bottom of the first inning of game one against the Cougars on April 13.

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Jake Orr (artist of the outer pieces) wanted to make art with "a new medium, to do something unprecedented that hasn't been done" before. Photos by Ben Katz

   Whether the art recaptured a sentimental memory or sparked a feeling of joy, people reveled in the diverse pieces displayed during the 50/50 Art Show at the Valleytown Cultural Arts Center downt

Judy Hitchinson lets her bell ring in the air during Good Friday's Tenebre Service in Andrews. Photo by Ben Katz

   Eight churches of different denominations joined in worship on Good Friday at Andrews United Methodist Church to commemorate Jesus’ crucifixion.

Evidence seized in a recent arrest in Andrews is shown.

   The Andrews Police Department and Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office sniffed out 902 grams of marijuana, more than $14,500 in cash, a tiny amount of cocaine and two concealed firearm Saturday.

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Five-time women’s world disc golf champion Elaine King gives Lance (left) and Will Luke pointers on their driving game, following Saturday’s Elaine King Disc Golf Challenge in Andrews.

   Andrews Brewing Co. hosted a disc golf tournament Saturday at Heritage Park in town.

Andrews’ Tiffany Holloway officially signed a dual basketball and track scholarship with Mars Hill University on Monday. Seated with Tiffany are her parents, Crystal (left) and Jerry Holloway. Standing in back (from left) are Andrews High School athletic director Lance Bristol, Andrews High Principal Lisa Fletcher, Andrews High girls’ track coach Shanna Mustin and Andrews High basketball coach Kenneth Solesbee.

    It might have been the worst-kept secret at Andrews High School: Tiffany Holloway is going to Mars Hill University.

    As the old adage goes, “Records are made to be broken.”

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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