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If you already registered with FEMA and your housing situation has changed, please get in touch with FEMA and update your application. Call 800-621-3362. You may have told FEMA you were moving in with family...

Seventy-two million dollars in federal disaster assistance have been approved to date for survivors of the June 22-29 severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides. The aid comes to West Virginia as a result of...
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A new season a new pride

Appalachian Power will maintain the rights of way for some power lines in Clay County by applying herbicides by helicopter. Lines scheduled for maintenance in Clay County include: Belva-Clendenin 46 kV - A transmission line...

If you were affected during the June storms and have questions about legal issues such as repair contracts, working with contractors, replacing wills and other legal documents, you might be eligible to get free...

 By Deanna Frazier Clay County was approved this week for FEMA’s Direct Housing Mission. For Clay county residents whose primary homes were damaged in the June 23 floods, this means those who were found eligible...

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced that approval has been granted to amend the initial Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorization for Direct Temporary Housing to include Clay and Nicholas counties. “As we strengthen the long-term...

 By Holly Nine The Clay County Commission meeting was held on July 27. Before the meeting proceeded with the action items, Jana Lowery and Lisa Sharp were in attendance representing the USDA rural development to...

The Haverty family getting a view from the pen. By Allen Hamrick It was time once...

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