Seventh-graders Anakaren Medina (left) and Paula Castillo enjoy a laugh over lunch at Andrews Middle School on Oct. 11.
Officer Andrew Bennett filled the final position at the Andrews Police Department last month.
Blake Williams (center) stars as Edgar Allen Poe in the Community Youth Players/ACT 2 production of  Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe.
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.

News for Subscribers

    Erlanger Health System has spread its roots into Andrews.

    The state of Andrews’ finances may finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Seventh-graders Anakaren Medina (left) and Paula Castillo enjoy a laugh over lunch at Andrews Middle School on Oct. 11.

    When free lunches were taken away from around 70 students at Andrews Middle, Principal Lance Bristol knew he had to take action.

Sports for Subscribers

The Andrews volleyball team held its senior night Oct. 9, prior to action against Cherokee. Front row (from left) are Kelsey Fulgham, Savannah Horton and Elizabeth Arreaga. Back row (from left) are Shahannah Rattler, Journey Clark, Paige Lindley and Piper Alexander.

    The final two season matches for both Andrews and Nantahala volleyball did not go as planned.

Andrews' Sam Christensen (right) and Cody Mathis pursue Cherokee's Blake Smith on Oct. 12. Photo by Scott McKie

    Andrews cannot afford to look back now. The Wildcats’ best chance to make the playoffs is right in front of them.

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.


    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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