Jul 12, 2024 | Andrews

A property within city limits that has been a nuisance for “about ten years” was signed over to the Cherokee County Board of Education after officials prepared a nuisance abatement lawsuit that likely would have allowed the government to take possession of the land. “We want that to be an example...Read More 

Apr 19, 2024 | Andrews

Ferebee Park as seen in April 2024 Ferebee Park is getting a major makeover!  Thanks to the diligent efforts of the town’s talented grant writer and the generous support of the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, Andrews has secured a $100,000 grant destined to rejuvenate a favorite local...Read More 

Nov 6, 2023 | Andrews

Volunteers collected more than 2,000 lbs of trash during a Valley River cleanup event on Nov. 4, 2023. With several options at hand for the removal of accumulated waste along Valley River, volunteers faced a time-sensitive challenge. The threat of prolonged labor under a sky hazed by nearby forest fires...Read More 

homeless camp
Oct 31, 2023 | Andrews

Mayor James Reid speaks to a homeless camper during a riverbank tour on Oct. 28, 2023. Hidden from the view of average, everyday travelers lies a threat to the state’s economy. “The beauty of our town and the health of our river are at stake,” Mayor James Reid said during a riverbank tour on October...Read More 

May 16, 2023 | Andrews

Mayor James Reid points out the newly minted, state-of-the-art fishing pier at Dave Bristol Park – a beacon of community resilience and unity. Our community, known for its love of the angler’s sport, has reached another milestone with the unveiling of a state-of-the-art fishing pier — a...Read More 