Adult basic education coordinator Angie Jaco presents Doug Earley with a certificate for taking one year's worth of TCCC courses. 
Richard Parker (left) and Major Gen. Rick Deveroux (USAF retired) share a moment Saturday at Western Carolina Regional Airport. Parker had the terminal building named for him in recognition of 70 years in area aviation.
Jacki, Ethan, Austin Rose, Kiley and Kiera Stockton all volunteer at the Valley River Humane Society and make sure to give good care to the dogs, such as Daisy.
Andrews' Kylan Thompson takes the ball to the rack against Hayesville last season.
Andrews High School’s Class of 2017 celebrates being declared graduates at Hugh Hamilton Stadium on June 8.
Marble Elementary School was closed on June 8 by a 5-2 vote of the Cherokee County Board of Education. Photo by Ben Katz

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Adult basic education coordinator Angie Jaco presents Doug Earley with a certificate for taking one year's worth of TCCC courses. 

   Through the cheers of dozens of supporters, adult basic education students strode down the aisle, receiving well-earned recognition at Industrial Opportunities Inc.

Richard Parker (left) and Major Gen. Rick Deveroux (USAF retired) share a moment Saturday at Western Carolina Regional Airport. Parker had the terminal building named for him in recognition of 70 years in area aviation.

   The band played, speakers spoke and it was formally recognized Saturday that the Western Carolina Regional Airport terminal building in Marble has been named in honor of Richard Parker in recogn

Jacki, Ethan, Austin Rose, Kiley and Kiera Stockton all volunteer at the Valley River Humane Society and make sure to give good care to the dogs, such as Daisy.

   Many smiling faces buzzed about in the sunshine on Saturday, and not all of them were human.

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Andrews' Kylan Thompson takes the ball to the rack against Hayesville last season.

   The 2016-17 sports slate on the eastern side of Cherokee County and northwestern section of Macon County was one to remember.

From left, Rylan Snowden, Jackson Burch and Lochlan Snowden start and finish strong during the Andrews Middle Color Run on Saturday.

   Relishing the blasts from paint spray guns, over 48 members of the community showed their support for the Andrews Middle Athletics Department by taking part in the school’s first Color Run on Sa

Andrew Horton gets ready to take the handoff during spring practice at Andrews High School. Photo by Ben Katz

   Memories of a hectic spring and summer flooded the minds of Andrews football players and coaches as they took the field for their first day of practice since last fall.

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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