Andrews avoids library closure


      Andrews – The Andrews Public Library was in danger of being shut down due to non-payment of funds to the Nantahala Regional Library, but officials reached a deal Monday after

Local man arrested in drug raid


    Hot House – Federal authorities raided a home last week and arrested a local man in a drug conspiracy investigation that dates back to at least 2018.

County halts property tax rate increase


    Murphy – Cherokee County commissioners agreed on a way to avert a property tax rate increase while also approving a cost-of-living adjustment for employees in the 2020-21 fisca