Andrews band members (front row, from left) Emily Roper, Juliana Aiken, Mariela Jimenez, Jamie Morales, (back row, from left) Jason Matoy, Austin Malin, Branson Bias and Cameron Ogilvie accept awards for Andrews High School’s Pride of the Valley Marching Band during the Cedar Cliffs Classic tournament in Asheville.
Ken Buck polishes off the engine of his 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle Super Sport during the Andrews Cruise Night for the Kids on Saturday.
Andrews’ Aidan O’Dell (left) is in the process of wrapping up Swain’s Bryce Swain on Friday night.
From Left: Norma Ludixen, Bonnie Krause, Walker Ludixen, and Bronson Ludixen listen carefully as Katrina Burgess tells them about her artwork. Photo by Ben Katz
The news on the sign was confirmed by a Facebook post Tuesday night. Longtime Andrews business icon Gibson Show Store will close soon after 34 years in town.
David Martin and Erica Curtis found Chance at Saturday’s Paws-a-Palooza in Hall Park and adopted him that day. Curtis acknowledged later that day that “Chance has fit right in” at their home. “We are very happy with our decision, and we consider ourselves to be the lucky ones” to have Chance in their lives, she said. Photo by Ben Katz

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    An Andrews woman was shot at least three times in the face with a pellet gun Tuesday morning, but investigators from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office are still trying to determine why.

    After an Andrews citizen voiced her concerns about the area’s drug and loitering problem during Tuesday’s Town Hall meeting, Cherokee County Sheriff Derrick Palmer stepped up to convey his sugg

Andrews band members (front row, from left) Emily Roper, Juliana Aiken, Mariela Jimenez, Jamie Morales, (back row, from left) Jason Matoy, Austin Malin, Branson Bias and Cameron Ogilvie accept awards for Andrews High School’s Pride of the Valley Marching Band during the Cedar Cliffs Classic tournament in Asheville.

    Andrews High School’s Pride of the Valley Marching Band received first place in every category for 1A schools during the Cedar Cliffs Classic tournament Saturday in Asheville.

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Lady Wildcats senior Shahannah Rattler sets the ball Monday against Nantahala.

    The long-storied rivalry between Andrews and Nantahala got a plot twist added to the narrative.

Andrews’ Aidan O’Dell (left) is in the process of wrapping up Swain’s Bryce Swain on Friday night.

    Entering halftime of Friday night’s game at Hugh Hamilton Stadium, the Andrews varsity football team only trailed Swain by two touchdowns.

Lady Wildcats Paige Lindley (11) and Journey Clark (9) look to thwart Hiwassee Dam’s Izzy Malinowski on this return Tuesday night. Photo by Kevin Hensley

    Now that’s how you avenge a loss.

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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