Andrews' Matt Barton picks up big yards against Fannin County last week. Photo by Ben Katz
Andrews’ Savannah Horton spoke at a conference in Asheville on Tuesday before taking the court with her volleyball teammates. Photo by Kevin Hensley
Supporters of the Valleytown Cultural Arts Center gathered Saturday night at the 7th annual Harvest to Table dinner. Photo by Kevin Hensley
Wildcats Cody Smith (24) and Brawley Stillwell (78) close the gap to keep Fannin’s Trenten Pickering out of the end zone Friday night in Blue Ridge. Photo By Ben Katz
Jermiah and Damian Raymond of Andrews celebrate basic training graduation after undergoing three months of intense military exercises.
Andrews VFW Post 7620 member Kenneth Moore, Shaw Floor’s Mark Moore and VFW commander JD Baker (from left) install donated carpet for the post Friday.

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Andrews’ Savannah Horton spoke at a conference in Asheville on Tuesday before taking the court with her volleyball teammates. Photo by Kevin Hensley

    There was a surprise for most people at the Andrews High School volleyball game Tuesday night. CNN was there recording the game, and one player in particular.

Supporters of the Valleytown Cultural Arts Center gathered Saturday night at the 7th annual Harvest to Table dinner. Photo by Kevin Hensley

   Two ladies, both major supporters of the arts, were recognized Saturday night at the opening of the seventh annual Harvest to Table Dinner.

   With only months before the new elections, Andrews is switching out one interim town administrator for two more.

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Andrews’ Shahannah Rattler served up 12 aces in the Lady Cats four-set win over Nantahala on Sept. 14. Photo by Kevin Hensley

   Another chapter to the storied competition between Andrews and Nantahala was written on Sept. 14.

Wildcats Cody Smith (24) and Brawley Stillwell (78) close the gap to keep Fannin’s Trenten Pickering out of the end zone Friday night in Blue Ridge. Photo By Ben Katz

   Andrews went into Fannin County, Ga., on Friday night expecting to compete and win, but the bright spots they have shown through patches of their first four games did not emerge.

Andrews senior captain Neva Jones leaps for a kill attempt Tuesday night against Hiwassee Dam. Jones and the Lady Cats battled valiantly, but dropped the match to the Lady Eagles in four sets.

   Every time the Andrews Lady Cats mustered a response Tuesday night, Hiwassee Dam had an answer.

Obituaries

   Blanche “Granny” Hughes, 95, of Topton passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 at her residence.

Jennifer Postell Raper

    Mrs. Jennifer Postell Raper, age 51 of Morganton, passed away Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at Fannin Regional Hospital.

   Betty Catherine Decker Ingram, of Murphy, died on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 with her family by her side.

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