Dane and Charlene Rickett’s family spent more than a year rebuilding the Tatham Cabin, which was originally erected in 1833. Photo by Kelsey Richardson
Johnny Fierro honors fallen soldiers by placing roses in an empty seat during the Veterans Day ceremony at Andrews High School on Friday.
Wildcats senior Zack Sheppard (3) outruns a Kamron McGuire-led Robbinsville defense for a touchdown Friday night against the Black Knights. Photo by BEN KATZ
Andrews Mayor James Reid gives his best President Donald Trump impression, with daughter Remi (right) and grandson Gunner.
Andrews High School junior Juliana Aiken started a fundraiser for the Cherokee County Food Bank through the Sadie Hawkins Dance.
The Andrews Wildcat Marching Band, shown performing their dream-themed set at the homecoming game on Oct. 19, won another grand champion’s title last weekend.

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    For decades the Andrews Rescue Squad volunteer firefighters have devoted hours in both certification training and protecting the town’s citizens.

    Two Georgia fugitives, including an Andrews man, were arrested by Cherokee County sheriff’s deputies after a call about possible drug sales at a Marble convenience store.

Dane and Charlene Rickett’s family spent more than a year rebuilding the Tatham Cabin, which was originally erected in 1833. Photo by Kelsey Richardson

    Withstanding multiple raids by Union troops and nearly 200 years of exposure to the elements, the Tatham Cabin in Andrews has been revived thanks to the efforts of the Rickett family.

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Wildcats senior Zack Sheppard (3) outruns a Kamron McGuire-led Robbinsville defense for a touchdown Friday night against the Black Knights. Photo by BEN KATZ

    Hold on a second, there goes another touchdown.

Coated with virtually every color of the rainbow, participants and organizers of the 2018 Color Run 5K are all smiles at the conclusion of Saturday’s event. Photo by Kevin Hensley

    Even chilly, rainy conditions could not prevent members of the community turning out to aid an incredible cause.

Andrews' Brawley Stillwell is a key contributor on the line for the Wildcats. Photo by Kevin Hensley

    The high school world is full of two-sport athletes, even some who play three and four sports.
    But there are not many who take the defensive tackle/race car driver path.

Obituaries

    Austin “Dump” White, age 87 of Andrews, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 at Erlanger Murphy Medical Center.

    Shirley Martin Simonds, 80, of Andrews passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 at her residence.

    Nancy Ann Solesbee, age 73 of Nantahala went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday Sept. 25, 2018.

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