The Andrews High School gymnasium has been shut down since the day after graduation in the spring. Photo by KEVIN HENSLEY
Valleytown Cemetery is overgrown, and the Town of Andrews is looking for funds to help landscape it properly.
Andrews’ Gavin Wilson (15) sprints downfield during Friday game against the North Georgia Falcons, as Connor Silvers (5) keeps North Georgia’s JaRon Davie (1) at bay. Photo by BEN KATZ
Veterans Dennis Salvatore, Harvey Schwartz, Larry Thunder Wolf Limon, Randy Davidson and Terry Parks (from left) represent the U.S. armed forces by raising their respective flag during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony at Veterans Park on Tuesday.
The annual Harvest to Table dinner is Sept. 22. Tickets are $50.
Western Carolina Regional Airport is being managed by Gayland Trull, who is hoping to lease the facility but for now is a county employee.

News for Subscribers

    Two suspects have been detained for questioning in the death of Andrews native Eric Shane Williams in Nantahala.

    The driver of a car in a fatal crash earlier this summer has been booked on charges of felony death by vehicle and reckless driving to endanger.

    Golf carts in town are no longer restricted to 12 specified roads thanks to changes made by the Andrews Board of Aldermen.

Sports for Subscribers

Andrews’ Gavin Wilson (15) sprints downfield during Friday game against the North Georgia Falcons, as Connor Silvers (5) keeps North Georgia’s JaRon Davie (1) at bay. Photo by BEN KATZ

    Andrews knew it had a good thing going with its offensive line, so the Wildcats just got behind them and plowed their way to victory Friday night.

Lady Wildcats senior libero Savannah Horton dives for a dig Tuesday night against Murphy.

    Riding on a high after compiling its first winning streak of the season, a trio of tough opposition quickly brought the Andrews Lady Wildcats back down to earth.

Lady Wildcats senior Shahannah Rattler is focused on this serve attempt against Hiwassee Dam on Sept. 4.

    Life has not been easy for the Andrews Lady Wildcats this season.

Obituaries

    Geneva Nations Garrett, 96, of Greer, S.C., departed this life for her heavenly home on Aug. 19, 2018, at White Oak Manor at North Grove in Spartanburg, S.C.

    John Jackson “Jack” Davis Jr., 62, of Sevierville, Tenn., formerly of Hayesville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at his residence.

    David Lee Ellison, 55, of Murphy passed away Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in a Murphy hospital. He was a native of the Nantahala Community, where he had lived most of his life.

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