Andrews Aldermen Lurch Leftward...


Andrews Aldermen Lurch Leftward...

Yesterday at a work session, the Board of Aldermen in Andrews, NC put in motion their scheme to restrict lawful carry of firearms on town properties. This could create, for the first time in town history an ordinance that bans lawful carry of firearms including, potentially, a blanket ban on open carry in the town. Why, one might ask? Is it because of threats or violence on Town property? No record of such criminal activities can be found. Is it because Cherokee county, home to the Town of Andrews bans such lawful activity? (They do not.) No, more likely, it’s just because they can!

Apparently, the Mayor and Aldermen in Andrews want to destroy the mountain heritage of gun ownership in order to create a new leftist “Chapel Hill of western North Carolina.” We’ve already lost Asheville to the leftists. Will you let them have Andrews too?

Grass Roots North Carolina has put the Board of Aldermen on notice that we will fight their effort. We’ve also put them on notice that we will encourage you to attend their meetings to advocate against disarming lawful citizens.



  • Attend the meeting where  the proposed "Firearms Ban" will be discussed on Tuesday August 11 at 5:30 PM. The address of the town hall is 1101 Main St, Andrews, NC, 28901.
  • Call, write and email the mayor, the aldermen and the city manager and let them know exactly how you feel about this proposed ordinance.
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Contact Info

Mayor Nancy Curtis: Office: (828) 629-2400, Cell: (828) 557-4192
Alderman Phil Horton: Cell: (828) 557-7672
Alderman Gary James: Cell: (828)-557-7885
Alderman Jerry Pullium: Cell: (828)-557-7595
Alderman Ray Frazier: Cell: (828)-557-3108
City Manager Ed Burchins: Office (828) 629-2502, Cell: (828) 557-8398


Use the following cut-and-paste email list to contact the mayor, the aldermen and the city manager:;;;;;


Suggested Subject: "No Gun Ban for Andrews!"

Dear Mayor Curtis, Aldermen and City Manager:

I am aware that you propose banning the lawful carry of firearms on town properties. I understand no such ordinance existed in the past, and in fact Cherokee County itself repealed such restrictions on county properties two years ago. Since that time, no incidents involving the misuse of firearms possessed by lawful citizens have occurred.

Following the prudent example of Cherokee County Commissioners will keep Andrews safer, reduce confusion, and demonstrate the Town Council’s respect for law-abiding voters. The criminal element and the mentally ill do not honor gun control ordinances, and so it is only the peaceful, law-abiding citizens who suffer, often greatly, when gun control is forced upon them.

I ask that you resist the temptation to exert control over law-abiding gun owners just because it’s possible to do so. Vote against this proposed ordinance to ban the lawful carry of firearms on Town properties.

I will be following the actions of the Andrews, NC Town Council closely through alerts issued by Grass Roots North Carolina.



Lies Told by Moms Demanding Action


Click here to learn the full details of the deceptions spread by the so-called Moms Demanding Action (or rather Moms Demanding Gun Bans).

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