Diamond Hedrick offered paintings and conversation during the weekend’s Earth Day Festivities. Photo by Ben Katz
Andrews High School spruced up its sign Saturday with black mulch and white marble rocks, thanks to the work of about 40 volunteers. Photo by Sarah Woodall
Rhonda Kay Coffey, 40, of Andrews (via Facebook profile)
Smokey Bear visited with Andrews Elementary School students to teach them about fire safety. Photo by Ben Katz
Jacqueline West gets a hug from teammate Morgan Mashburn before Tuesday’s game. Photo by Sarah Woodall
Andrews' Jacob Payne pitches in Tuesday's loss to Hayesville. Photo by Sarah Woodall

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Diamond Hedrick offered paintings and conversation during the weekend’s Earth Day Festivities. Photo by Ben Katz

    When most people approach festival vendors, they expect to see handcrafted goods, not glimpses into a past life.

Andrews High School spruced up its sign Saturday with black mulch and white marble rocks, thanks to the work of about 40 volunteers. Photo by Sarah Woodall

    Andrews High School did its part in the countywide contest to beautify local school campuses, and then some.

Rhonda Kay Coffey, 40, of Andrews (via Facebook profile)

    An Andrews woman died tragically last week when she was hit by a car while walking on U.S. 19/74.

Sports

Jacqueline West gets a hug from teammate Morgan Mashburn before Tuesday’s game. Photo by Sarah Woodall

    Hayesville pitchers Jacqueline Stewart and Lindsay Davis played a big part in ruining the fun for the Andrews Lady Wildcats’ during Tuesday’s Senior Day celebration at Valley River Park.

Members of the Andrews MIddle School shooting team will head to state for the first time in just its second year competing. Members are Dawson Cross, Emma Jones, Ethan Neal front row from left);  Blake Parker, Juliana Aiken, Isiah Matthews and Dalton West (back row from left).

    Not many programs have accomplished what Andrews Middle School’s shooting team managed to do in just two years of existence.

Andrews' Jacob Payne pitches in Tuesday's loss to Hayesville. Photo by Sarah Woodall

   Andrews’ seniors were spoiled on Senior Day with a special ceremony, complete with special introductions and warm greetings from teammates, but both teams would later find trouble with visiting

Obituaries

Edward Carroll, age 68, passed away Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. He was from Andrews. No services are planned at this time. Townson-Rose Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Tom Wallace, age 83, passed away Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015.

Phyllis West Rayburn, 68, of the Robinson Road community of Andrews, passed away Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at her residence. She was a native of Cherokee County and the daughter of the late Clarence