Use caution when accepting technology assistance

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warns consumers to exercise caution when accepting someone’s offer to resolve personal technology issues. Such advice is especially important with many consumers getting used to devices they received as holiday gifts. It is crucial to realize those offering a service may actually be out to steal personal More...

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By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Justice announces administration members

Governor-elect Jim Justice recently announced several positions to his administration, including press secretary, secretary of commerce, communications director and Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety More...

By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Pipeline Path Called ‘Landslide Prone;’ Feds ‘Ignore Risks’

Dan Heyman Federal regulators are taking a favorable view of the huge Atlantic Coast Pipeline. But research by a citizen group has found that they are largely ignoring the risk of landslides. Three quarters of the More...

By Clay County Free Press On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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UPDATE ON CLAY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Charleston, W.Va. (December 27, 2016) – The following statement was released today by Jessica Tice, communications director for Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin:   “The West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services More...

By Clay County Free Press On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Be wary of post-holiday employment scams

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warned consumers to exercise caution when looking for employment opportunities to pay off those holiday purchases. Gifts and travel expenses are just some of the things that put More...

By Clay County Free Press On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Tomblin presents tiny homes to flood survivors

Last week, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin presented survivors of the June 2016 floods with keys to new tiny homes in a ceremony at the 130th Airlift Wing of the West Virginia National Guard. Through the “Big Hearts More...

By Clay County Free Press On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Twenty elk released at Wildlife Management Area

On Dec. 19, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin joined representatives from the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and The Conservation Fund to welcome elk from Kentucky to West More...

By Clay County Free Press On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Charleston man sentenced to federal prison for role in drug conspiracy

A Charleston man who participated in a multistate drug ring was sentenced last week to a year and a half in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Matthew Michael Meadows, 31, previously More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Clay Elementary sweeps spelling bee

Dylan McCumbers (First Place), Laila Varney (Second Place), Madison Paxton (Third Place), Gracie Johnson (Fourth Place), Brianna Adkins (Fifth Place). Holly Nine photo Dylan McCumbers, Spelling Bee 1st Place winner More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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Big Otter students decorate courthouse for Christmas

The fifth grade students at Big Otter Elementary School worked very hard to make homemade Christmas ornaments to decorate the Clay County Courthouse. Their hard work paid off when they were awarded first place! More...