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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 and ending at 4:00 pm both days. You must attend both days to complete certification. This class is open to the public.  We encourage you More...

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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...

car wreck
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...

Waterline
By Erica Kearns On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Busted Waterline on Bank Street

Bank Street briefly appeared to become a raging river Tuesday after a main water line busted and poured thousands of gallons of water down the road way.  Mountaineer Gas was doing routine repairs on Church Street More...

By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Clay County Girls Take Potato Festival Titles

On Saturday, July 12, Holly Cogar and Rielly Taylor were crowned the 2014 Nicholas County Potato Festival Queen and Teen Queen at the Nicholas County Convention and Visitors Center in Summersville! Holly and Rielly More...

Glenville State College Community Service Award recipient Mack Samples steps forward as fellow musician Buddy Griffin (left) and GSC Alumni Association President John Hoover (right) congratulate him
By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Mack Samples Receives GSC’s Community Service Award

Glenville State College Community Service Award recipient Mack Samples steps forward as fellow musician Buddy Griffin (left) and GSC Alumni Association President John Hoover (right) congratulate him The Glenville More...

By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Local Agricultural Forum Scheduled

The local USDA Food and Agriculture Council will be hosting a public meeting at the Summersville Arena and Conference Center on July 23, 2014. The local agricultural forum is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. with More...

The Chief holds counsel during  Robert “Chief” Siwo Basketball Camp held CCHS. Photo Allen Hamrick
By Clay Free Press On Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Clay County Youth Learn Valuable Basketball Skills

The annual Robert “Cheif” Siwo basketball camp got underway this past week. Youth from the ages of 7 to 14 had the opportunity for a unique basketball learning experience. Participants were able to gain knowledge More...