The Andrews High School Marching Band performs at halftime of Friday night’s home game against Fannin County, Ga.
Drugs and cash allegedly were seized during an arrest Saturday night at the Quality Inn in Andrews.
Gas pumps in Andrews sit quietly with their now-familiar baggies Tuesday night waiting for replenishment.
Andrews’ Drew Pyle rattles  Fannin County’s Hunter Gray with a hit Friday night.
Taylor Coffey leaps for a kill attempt against Nantahala on Tuesday night. Coffey and the Lady Wildcats compiled back-to-back wins to start the week. Photo by Kevin Hensley
An Elvis Presley impersonator sings to Connie Perkins during the Harvest to Table Dinner at the Valleytown Cultural Arts Center in downtown Andrews on Saturday night. He performed a myriad of old tunes and took time with many lovely ladies along the way. Photo by Samantha Sinclair

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The Andrews High School Marching Band performs at halftime of Friday night’s home game against Fannin County, Ga.

The Andrews High School Marching Band has been racking up awards for years, showing they are one of the best musical ensembles in the region.

Now they want to look the part, too.

Drugs and cash allegedly were seized during an arrest Saturday night at the Quality Inn in Andrews.

Andrews police Officer Jeffrey Brown and Cherokee County sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Phillips seized 74 grams of methamphetamine and 7 grams of marijuana from four suspects at the Quality Inn in Andrews

Gas pumps in Andrews sit quietly with their now-familiar baggies Tuesday night waiting for replenishment.

Every gas station in Andrews had the familiar plastic baggies over their gas pump handles Tuesday afternoon.

Sports

Andrews’ Drew Pyle rattles  Fannin County’s Hunter Gray with a hit Friday night.

This is not how Andrews’ football team wanted to enter the Smoky Mountain Conference season.

Nantahala’s Caitlyne Bateman delivers a serve Tuesday night against Andrews. Bateman compiled one ace, three digs, four kills and two blocks during the Lady Hawks’ 25-14, 25-12, 25-19 loss to the Lady Wildcats.

The Nantahala Lady Hawks might be 0-9 for the year after a loss to Andrews on Tuesday night, but that has not stopped coach Jacqueline Mathis from finding positives from the season.

Andrews’ cross-country program competed in the 2016 Valley River Mudder, which took place Sept. 14 at Konehete Park in Murphy.

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.