Citizens of the month announced for September to November

Clay County is overflowing with kind-hearted, dedicated, giving people who deserve recognition for their goodness. The Clay County Business Development Authority wants to make sure these folks know just how important they are to our county. September: B.J. Smith Smith is the administrator at the Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home in Clay. He works tirelessly, More...

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By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Business authority announces businesses of the month

Each month, the Clay County Business Development Authority board  chooses a business of the month. In order to gain this recognition, a business must meet certain criteria. Examples of this include how much financial More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Nominate A Business or Citizen of the Month

Do you know of a person or business that has gone above and beyond what is normally expected of them? Do they give to their county? Are they always sacrificing their time or money to make our county great? Nominate More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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CCHS volleyball in the headlines again

Lexi Woodyard was great at the back court. Sarah Boggs – Special Honorable Mention All State, First Team LKC. Story and photos by Allen Hamrick The Lady Panther volleyball season came to a close at the Sectional More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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Booked–Braxton County

      Thomas Leroy LoweryBooked: 11/15/16Body attachment Cody Allen CopenBooked: 11/15/16Obtaining money, property or services by false pretenses, forgery, uttering, fraudulent use of an access device, More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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Booked–Nicholas County

  Leonard BronkhurstBooked: 11/14/16Possession of meth, battery on officer, obstructing Lawrence Junior Stewart IIBooked: 11/15/16Sexual assault in the 2nd degree, false information to law enforcement Michael More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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Booked–Clay County

Zachary Collin BoggsBooked: 11/16/16Bond violation Adrian Randall ThompsonBooked: 11/16/16Bond violation Harold Guy ShanafelterBooked: 11/17/16Warrant John Jacob-Sterling FosterBooked: 11/19/16Possession with intent Tara More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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Clay mayor resigns after racist Facebook post goes viral

Former Clay Mayor Beverly Whaling’s resignation letter Interim Mayor Jason Hubbard. Holly Nine photo   by Sarah Mansheim Clay has a new interim mayor. Clay Town Council member Jason Hubbard accepted the More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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Clay County Board of Education holds meeting

  Students from Clay Elementary performing a few songs for the board members. Holly Nine photo The Clay County Board of Education met on Monday, November 14, at Clay Elementary School. Dillon McCumbers was More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 24th, 2016
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Gift card winner announced

AARP fundraiser winnerMarvin Hickson The Braxton County Chapter of AARP, a non-profit entity, recently completed their fall fundraiser. They raffled chances to win a $100 gift card from the local Kroger store. The More...