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Severe Thunderstorm Hits Clay

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After days of perfectly sunny summer weather, the rain came pouring down.  A line of severe thunderstorms passed quickly through the area Tuesday evening but left quite an impact.  Extreme wind and heavy rain caused branches and trees to fall into roadways, making travel difficult at times.  Crews worked diligently to clear the debris from the road More...

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By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Workshops Continue for Small Business Owners

The Clay County Business Development Authority will sponsor a workshop entitled “Strategies for Minimizing Tax Liabilities for Small Business Owners” on Tuesday evening, July 29, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. at More...

Howard Lilly
By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Reporter Attacked by Clay County Man

Howard Lilly A Clay County man has been arrested after attacking a television reporter with his own camera tripod. On Monday afternoon WCHS reporter Bob Aaron traveled to the Bomont area to investigate a tip concerning More...

By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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State to Honor Adopt-A-Highway Volunteers on Aug. 2

The West Virginia departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation will host the 18th annual Adopt-A-Highway Volunteer Appreciation Day Picnic beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 2 at Snowshoe Resort in Pocahontas More...

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By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Woman stabs fiancee

Sarah Elizabeth Cottrell A Clay County woman is under arrest after stabbing her fiancee twice in Calhoun County.  Sarah Elizabeth Cottrell, 25 of Maysel, allegedly stabbed her fiancee, Brandon Royce McCoy on Sunday. More...

By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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AARP Driver’s Safety Class Planned for August

The recently updated AARP Drivers Safety Class will be held on the 7th and 8th of August 2014.  This class will be held at the Braxton County Senior Center in the Veterans Conference room, beginning at 12:00 noon More...

Clay Furniture
By Erica Kearns On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Clay Furniture has Reopened

With so few family businesses remaining  in Clay, the “Open” sign on the door of Clay Furniture and Appliances is a welcoming sight.  The store has been a staple of business for decades and was recently sold More...

By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Now is the Time to Check Children’s Immunization Requirements

Shots Required for Kindergarten, 7th and 12th Grade Students in West Virginia The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Division of Immunization Services urges parents to take action to ensure children More...

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By Erica Kearns On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Wreck Claims Life Of One

A series of accidents in the Kanawha Valley ended with a rollover accident that claimed the life of a Clay County man.  Police say Michael Lee McKinney, 46, caused three accidents in the Charleston area before More...

By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Braxton County Fairs & Festivals Celebration Marks 25th Anniversary

The 2014 Braxton County Fairs & Festivals Celebration marks the 25th Anniversary of this event. This year’s Fair will be held July 29 to August 2 at Holly Gray Park on the Airport Road in Sutton. Many of the More...