Andrews seniors (from left) Cody Mathis, Zack Sheppard and Hunter Rickett are charged with leading a young, but talented, Wildcats squad into the new season. Photo by Ben Katz
Levi Clark finishes his time swinging at Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters. Photo by Ben Katz
Cherokee County Marine Corps League Commandant Frank Bailey, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7620 Commander Scott Ramler and American Legion Post 96 Commander Larry Thunder Wolf Limon (from left) stand before the newly installed flagpoles at Veterans Park in Andrews. Five U.S. service flags will be unveiled during a memorial ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 11.
Tallapoosa, Ga., has been celebrating their own Possum Drop with a taxidermied possum since the early 1990s.
Andrews’ Landon White carries during Friday’s scrimmage at Robbinsville. Photo by Byron Housely
Spending quality family time together are (first row, from left) Brett Gibson, Lily Gibson, Addie Waldroup, Reba Gibson, Virgil Gibson; (second row, from left) Nicole Gibson, Lincoln Gibson, Mitch Waldroup, Melinda Waldroup, Emily Waldroup, Jackson Waldroup and Trevor Waldroup.

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    Retired firefighters and their widows have free utilities again, thanks to two new amendments in the town’s budget.

    A town resident was arrested just hours after a break-in at Ronnie’s restaurant at 5 a.m. Monday.

Levi Clark finishes his time swinging at Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters. Photo by Ben Katz

    The Andrews Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to select McGill Associates as the engineering firm for Project Wildcat during the town meeting Tuesday.

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Andrews seniors (from left) Cody Mathis, Zack Sheppard and Hunter Rickett are charged with leading a young, but talented, Wildcats squad into the new season. Photo by Ben Katz

    Three Andrews seniors are all that is left of Wildcats football from before head coach James Phillips arrived.

    Things were not supposed to work out this way.
    The Andrews volleyball team loaded the bus and traveled to Highlands on Tuesday for its first match of the season.

The Nantahala Lady Hawks gather around head coach Jennifer Neal on Tuesday night, moments after winning their first volleyball match since 2015.

    It would have been easy to give up.

Obituaries

    James Donald Taylor Sr., 69, of Andrews, known to friends and family as Donny, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018, at his home after an extended illness.

    Ray Robert Griggs, 83, of Marble, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 8, 2018.    

    Virgil G. Gibson, 75, of Andrews, died Saturday, July 7, 2018, at his local residence.

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