Public agencies report more than 5,000 public records requests to state database in its first year

On, Dec. 30, West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant announced that public agencies have reported more than 5,000 records requests to the Secretary of State’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) database during its first year. The database, which is maintained by the Secretary of State’s Office, has been available for use by the public More...

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By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Clay development office taken over by another agency, director removed

It looks like Pamela Taylor won’t be returning to work after all. Taylor has been permanently removed from her position as director of the Clay County Development Corporation, according to a press release from More...

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By Holly Nine On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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County Commission holds final meeting for 2016

Commissioner Jerry Linkinoggor displays the plaque honoring the Clay County Middle School volleyball team. Holly Nine photo The Clay County Commission met for the last time of 2016 on December 28. The Clay County More...

By Holly Nine On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Man dies after hitting black ice, house

On Wednesday morning, Dec. 28, on Route 16, just across the county line into Nicholas County, a call came into 911 reporting of a vehicle accident into a house. Lizemore Volunteer Fire Department and EMS was dispatched More...

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By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Commissioner Arlene Tucker announces retirement

Arlene Tucker Arlene Tucker recently completed her six year term as county commissioner. When asked what she enjoyed most as a commissioner, she stated, “Working to help the people of Clay County was my goal as More...

By Holly Nine On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Car accident claims 2 lives

  On Tuesday evening around 3:30 in Bickmore, WV, a vehicle accident resulted with a fatality. Nine-year-old Kadie Truman of Indore, WV, passed away from injuries at the scene of the accident. Her grandmother, More...

By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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CCBDA announces Business and Citizen of the Month

The Clay County Business Development Authority has chosen its Business of the Month for December as Rene’s Fabric and Gift Shop. Owned and operated by Rene Moore, the shop is located at 594 Main Street in Clay More...

By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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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 More...

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...

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By Clay County Free Press On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Lady Panthers ready for a rematch

By Allen Hamrick  Sarah Boggs battling for two points. Allen Hamrick photo If you missed the Lady Panther-Lady Grizzly matchup last Tuesday night, you missed one of the great comebacks of CCHS basketball history. Kacey More...