Local resident Aiden Bryant gets some air while enjoying the Andrews Pool’s cooling waters, but he “loves the fireworks” even more.
Jenni Moore and Tony Ward (left), restoration coordinator for the Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition, chat about trees, shrubs, roots and streams during the Nature Walk on July 3.
Mark Malecky of Chattanooga, Tenn. (center in red), came in first place during the fourth annual The Compound Fourth of July 5K race in downtown Andrews.
Shirley Rackley adds a touch of magic to the back of the Andrews Public Library with her vibrant mural “Fairy Fence.” Photo by Ben Katz
Air Force 1st Lt. Glenn Hardin of Andrews (third from left, over Kennedy’s shoulder) was honored in 1963 at Castle Air Force Base in Sacramento, Calif., along with other veterans, by President John F. Kennedy (middle) for his service during the Korean War.
Local musician Heidi Holton’s new album is Why Mama Cries, which was produced by blues legend Rory Block. Photo by Nathan Barreis

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    Alderman Steve Jordan was the first to chime in Tuesday night about removing the last remnants of NFocus, recommending that the board suspend the Andrews Development Ordinance.

Local resident Aiden Bryant gets some air while enjoying the Andrews Pool’s cooling waters, but he “loves the fireworks” even more.

    Red, white and blue covered Andrews as the town celebrated the Fourth of July from morning until the night’s blazing fireworks display.

Jenni Moore and Tony Ward (left), restoration coordinator for the Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition, chat about trees, shrubs, roots and streams during the Nature Walk on July 3.

    The sound of stream water and bird calls reached people’s ears as they took a summer nature walk with the Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition on July 3.

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Andrews’ Joy Postell-Gee was placed on administrative leave by the University of Tennessee last week.

    Tennessee spirit coordinator Joy Postell-Gee is on paid administrative leave as the school reviews complaints she engaged in “inappropriate conduct and unsatisfactory work-related behavior.”

Mark Malecky of Chattanooga, Tenn. (center in red), came in first place during the fourth annual The Compound Fourth of July 5K race in downtown Andrews.

    Independence Day in Andrews kicked off with the rhythm of sneakers hitting pavement, as 75 people moved throughout town during the fourth annual The Compound Fourth of July 5K.

    A July 5 post on the Andrews Youth Football and Cheer Facebook page indicated that after the latest registration session, the PeeWee Wildcats are still short of the required number of players n

Obituaries

   James “Shorty” Whitaker, 86, of Andrews, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at his residence.

    Mildred “Pedie” Hampton DeJarnette, 98, of Andrews, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018, at her residence following a brief illness.

   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.

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