J.J. Wooten was in his office Tuesday working hard as a full-time Andrews police officer.
Kids enjoy the Andrews Pool last summer. The pool is open for business.
Chad Phillips rocks out at Industrial Opportunities Inc.’s awards ceremony Friday as Elvis Presley.
More than 860 people participated in the 2018 Elder Abuse Awareness Walk at Valley River Park in Andrews on Friday.
Andrews is hoping to find a way to resolve its financial crisis.
Andy Ernst of Smoky Mountain Flyers took more than 50 people on flying tours of Cherokee County on Saturday.

News for Subscribers

    Andrews Interim Town Administrator Bill Green began his presentation to Cherokee County commissioners Monday night with a mild understatement.

    The Town of Andrews has one shot to present a structurally sound budget on June 27 or face giving up its control to the state.

J.J. Wooten was in his office Tuesday working hard as a full-time Andrews police officer.

    After only four months on the job, Tony Pritchett stepped down from his role as chief of the Andrews Police Department on June 13.

Sports for Subscribers

    During a time of year where your average teenager is sleeping until lunch, the Andrews Wildcats are rising early.
    All in the name of improving their game.

Lady Wildcat Cheyanne Rattler fires the ball to first base May 1 against Blue Ridge.

    While both Andrews and Nantahala sports had a variable amount of success this season, both schools produced highlights that will last a lifetime.

Angelo Scionti, Jack Newton and Matt Barton (from left) have been named to the All-Smoky Mountain Conference baseball team. Robin Scionti/Contributing Photographer

    Six Andrews High School baseball players made the 2018 All-Smoky Mountain Conference team.

Obituaries

   James “Shorty” Whitaker, 86, of Andrews, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at his residence.

    Mildred “Pedie” Hampton DeJarnette, 98, of Andrews, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018, at her residence following a brief illness.

   Ruth Day Wheeler, 95, of Andrews passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in a Murphy care facility. She was a native of Swain County, but lived in Andrews her entire life.

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