Last year’s New Year’s Eve Possum Drop in downtown Brasstown was thought to be the last, but there is a strong chance the longtime popular event will move to Andrews for its 25th anniversary this year.
Andrews students were rewarded with a cash grab for their high test scores.
Wildcats senior pitcher Matt Barton finished off Hayesville on April 5 before tossing a one-hitter at Robbinsville on Friday.
From left, Nantahala District commissioner Phil Keller, district executive Emily Heffernan and district chairman Eddie Hollifield (far right) present Nenia Thompson of Andrews Pack 401 with the District Award of Merit during the Boy Scouts Nantahala District Awards Banquet on Monday. This award is the highest honor at the ceremony.
The Andrews Middle School Art Club is constructing a mural in the hallways of the school.
A wildfire broke out on Stewart Road in Andrews on Tuesday afternoon, summoning the aid of the U.S. Forest Service.

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   Concerned citizens held the gaze of the mayor and Andrews Board of Aldermen during the town meeting Tuesday.

   Once Andrews Alderman Steve Jordan got back into politics, the question of his taxes was going to come up eventually.

Last year’s New Year’s Eve Possum Drop in downtown Brasstown was thought to be the last, but there is a strong chance the longtime popular event will move to Andrews for its 25th anniversary this year.

   The tradition of the Possum Drop will never be extinguished because it has chosen Andrews as its new home.

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   Wins over Cherokee and Blue Ridge have kept the Andrews Lady Wildcats from dwelling at the bottom of the conference standings.

Wildcats senior pitcher Matt Barton finished off Hayesville on April 5 before tossing a one-hitter at Robbinsville on Friday.

   A home loss to Murphy on April 3 is the only mar on a recent hot streak for Andrews baseball.

Wildcat Colten Weaver (right) prepares to receive the ball on this third-inning pickoff attempt of Murphy’s Luke Garrett on Tuesday. Despite the Bulldogs winning 13-0, Andrews caught two Murphy runners stealing during the game.

   The Andrews Wildcats have had quite the run recently.

Obituaries

   Mary Jane Bridges Winfrey, 74, of Andrews, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Murphy Medical Center in Peachtree.

   Garry Uranus Deyton, 63, of Topton, passed away Monday, April 9, 2018, in Erlanger Medical Center.

   Shylon Sophia White, 56, of Andrews, passed away Sunday, April 1, 2018, at her home.

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