Ruby was rescued from an abusive home environment and has made great strides back to health. Photo by Ben Katz
Andrews graduate Abe Christensen leads the revelry as the Wildcats officially completed their high school career. Photo by Ben Katz
Western Carolina’s Jesse Lloyd (left) instructs Andrews youths on the metal molding process. Watching are (from left) Joey Luna, Rodney Crane, Taylor Lackey and Isaiah Spivey, along with librarian Jane Blue.
Joshua Um (middle) celebrates earning the Friends of the Library Scholarship with his family members James, Sharon, Soo and Steve (from left) at the Andrews Public Library on Tuesday.
Angelo Scionti, Jack Newton and Matt Barton (from left) have been named to the All-Smoky Mountain Conference baseball team. Robin Scionti/Contributing Photographer
Kayla Alayne Sprinkles, 26, of Hayesville

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    Thanks to the collective efforts of county and school officials, Cherokee County has requalified for North Carolina’s Small Schools Funding.

    Over the last few weeks, Andrews Police Chief Tony Pritchett and Officer Mark Chastain have taken drug enforcement to the town’s streets.

Ruby was rescued from an abusive home environment and has made great strides back to health. Photo by Ben Katz

    Rescued from starvation and an abhorrent home environment, Ruby the dog is on the road to recovery.

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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.

Andrews track members Abe Christensen, Neva Jones, Angelo Scionti and Kabe Ellis (from left) all competed at the 1A state track meet Sunday, which took place at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro.

    It might not have went exactly as planned, but the Andrews Wildcats still left their mark on the 1A state track meet.

Wildcats senior Colten Weaver ropes a hit April 27 at Hiwassee Dam. Andrews was eliminated from the postseason in the first round last week.

    After a fourth-place finish in the Smoky Mountain Conference standings, the Andrews Wildcats hit the road last week, looking to make the best of their playoff experience.

Obituaries

   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.

    Billy John Ensley died of complications stemming from cancer at home among  family Monday, May 14, 2018, at age 70.

    John C. Roberts, 46, of Marble, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Murphy Medical Center.

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