Santa brings Christmas joy to Clay

Clay Volunteer Fire Department escorts Santa to Clay Lions Club. ‘Tis the Season! It’s that time of year again when everyone is putting up a Christmas tree and decorating, buying presents and planning their menus for upcoming get-togethers. Santa came to Clay on Saturday to visit local children. Crafts were made and fun was had by all who attended. More...

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By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Emergency exercises scheduled for December 8

Hospitals, county health departments and county emergency management officials from across two WV Healthcare Coalition Regions will be participating in a functional exercise on Dec. 8, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The event More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Clay receives federal streetscape funding

On Nov. 29, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced grant awards to fund 54 community and infrastructure projects across the state. The Transportation Alternatives and Recreational Trails Grant programs will provide more More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Charleston woman pleads guilty to obtaining pain pills by fraud

Charleston woman pleaded guilty on Dec. 1 to obtaining oxycodone and Xanax by fraud, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Greer Elizabeth Ramsey, 32, entered her guilty plea to obtaining controlled substances More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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Toy drive helps kids in need

Love, Faith & Hope is hosting a Toy Drive for Clay County children affected by the June flood. Let’s all make it a wonderful Christmas for the children this year! Now through December 16, new toys can be dropped More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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School levy vote to be held in January

By Holly Nine The Clay County Commission met on Wednesday, November 23. The minutes from the previous meeting were approved, as well as the bills and purchase orders. A request of waiver of final settlement for More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, December 1st, 2016
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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 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 Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Flood relief program to focus on children

More than four months since deadly floods hit West Virginia in June, children are still coping with the emotional aftermath of the devastation, which included 23 deaths and an estimated 4,000 homes damaged or destroyed. More...