Andrews town officials give a warm welcome to Tony Pritchett (middle), the new chief of the Andrews Police Department. From let are town attorney Leo Phillips, Alderman Richelle Phillips, Pritchett, Mayor James Reid, and Aldermen Scott Stalcup and Mike Sheidy.
Alvin and Virginia Adams, celebrating life and love Saturday during the Konaheeta Women’s Club’s Sweetheart Breakfast, have been married for 51 years.
Andrews' Dave Bristol won 657 games as a big league manager.
The Andrews Wildcats sprint to the bleachers and celebrate with their fans moments after upsetting Hayesville 69-53 in the first round of the Smoky Mountain Conference tournament Friday night at Murphy.
The 2018 Andrews High School Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony took place Monday night between the varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball games against Highlands. From left is the 2018 class: Mickey Maennle, Steve Maennle, Frank Maennle, James Ellis and Rob Cooper, who accepted on behalf of his father, Bob Cooper.

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   On the first day of candidate filing for the 2018 elections, 14 Republicans signed their name on the dotted line, filling up the dance card for the May 8 primary in the first four hours of a two

   Andrews may have bitten off more than it can chew.

Andrews town officials give a warm welcome to Tony Pritchett (middle), the new chief of the Andrews Police Department. From let are town attorney Leo Phillips, Alderman Richelle Phillips, Pritchett, Mayor James Reid, and Aldermen Scott Stalcup and Mike Sheidy.

   There’s a new chief in town.
   After the executive session Tuesday, the Andrews Board of Aldermen voted to hire Tony Pritchett as the Andrews Police Department’s new chief.

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   The high-pitched hum of motors and concentration of drivers took over White’s Plaza in Andrews on Saturday, as Smoky Mountain Hobbies unveiled its new indoor remote control racing facility.

Andrews' Dave Bristol won 657 games as a big league manager.

   Add another milestone to the long resume of Dave Bristol.

Nantahala’s Dylan Stroud (30) attempts to soar past the defense of Andrews’ Landon White for a bucket on Feb. 1.

   Nantahala’s regular-season scheduled came to an unusual end.

Obituaries

Mona Brown

   Mona Brown, 88, of Athens, Ga., departed this life to glory Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018.

Louise Combs

   Louise Combs, 91, of Highlands, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, at Fidelia Eckerd Living Center.

Michael Joel Ladd

   Michael Joel Ladd, 61, passed away Sunday Jan. 28, 2018, at his residence.

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