Andy began working at the Times Free Press in July 2008 as a general assignment reporter before focusing on Northwest Georgia and Georgia politics in May of 2009.
Before coming to the Times Free Press, Andy worked for the Anniston Star, the Rome News Tribune and the Campus Carrier at Berry College, where he graduated with a communications degree in 2006. He is pursuing a master’s degree in business administration at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga and expects to graduate in 2011.
Andy was born in LaGrange, Ga., but grew up mostly in Roswell, Ga. He married his wife Jessica in 2007 and the couple has two dogs and a fish. All five of them are huge Atlanta Braves fans. Andy’s hobbies include camping, juggling, woodworking, judging barbecue, balloon sculpting and sports.
Contact Andy at 423-757-6324 or email@example.com
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The differences in temperature comfort levels when we sleep go all the way to the chemical level.
The chili is always hot. The water is always cold. The paddlers are sometimes hungover, depending on how hard they partied on New Year’s Eve.
Area shop one of the few ‘trike’ aircraft builders in U.S.
It’s taken nearly 20 years, but campers in North Georgia can finally enjoy new campsites and cabins on the shores of Lake Lanier.
The best fall color scenes usually include a peaceful lake in the foreground.
Picking the right campsite isn’t easy.
Eastern fires are dangerous, but area forest firefighters say they simply don’t compare to the wildfires in the West
Ok, so going out to Savage Gulf with your buddies or taking your family to Chilhowee is nothing like a group of 70,000 men crisscrossing Virginia and Tennessee trying to shoot at another group of 70,000 men.
The right vehicle can make every mile an experience
It’s a kayaker, no it’s a paddleboarder, no wait…it’s a crazy dude on a boogie-board wearing a catcher’s mask!