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Local Florist Completes Prestigious FTD Boot Camp To Learn The Latest Floral Trends

FTD Bootcamp

Clay, WV, –Denver Brown from Bits and Pieces Flower Shop recently attended the exclusive FTD® Boot Camp, a three-day intensive workshop focused on high-level design, business and quality training to floral shop owners, managers and designers. Only FTD Florists can take advantage of this unique continuing education opportunity, offered at FTD Headquarters More...

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By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Hazel’s Flowers

By Erica Kearns A small act of kindness can go a long way. This beautiful Queen Anne’s Lace can be seen from the bedroom window of Mrs. Hazel Stover. When neighbors were clearing the bank of weeds, this small More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Clay County Natives Honored in Survey of Wild Foods

    Mary Ellen Friend and Alice Faye Bragg, Clay County natives, are being honored in a state-wide survey of the favorite wild foods or wild food memories of each of the state’s fifty-five counties. More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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EnAct, Inc. Wants To Hear From YOU!

  EnAct, Inc. is conducting a community needs assessment in order to determine causes of poverty in Boone, Clay, Fayette, Kanawha and Putnam Counties. We want to understand the needs of citizens in each county More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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County Commissioners Send Resolution to EPA

  By Erica Kearns During Wednesday’s County Commission meeting, the Commissioners approved a motion to send the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a resolution regarding the proposed Clean Power Plan. More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Festival Forecast

  By Terri Allen   Yes! The festival is coming to Clay, West Virginia the third weekend of September. Call your family and friends, spruce up the guest room and maybe plan a vacation day to get ready for More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Historical Society Meeting

  August 6, 2014 was the date for our annual picnic which was held in the lower level of the Clay County Library. After enjoying luscious victuals furnished by members and a local food store, and after visitors More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Agricultural Producers in West Virginia Still Have Time to Apply for Direct Farm Ownership Loan Program

  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) West Virginia Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Richard V. Snuffer II, today announced that farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low interest More...

By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Board of Education

  By Shanna Paige Monday, August 4 the Clay County Board of Education held its regularly scheduled meeting. With only a few weeks left until school resumes, lots of changes are being made within the school More...

From L-R, Mason Hamrick, Katie Stover, Grayson Hamrick and Lucas Hamrick
By Clay Free Press On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Robert Arnold Tanner Scholarships Handed Out

    From L-R, Mason Hamrick, Katie Stover, Grayson Hamrick and Lucas Hamrick The third annual Robert Arnold Tanner Scholarship day was held at the Unity Gospel Tabernacle, a church just across the border More...