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 appointment at an emergency town council meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16, after former Mayor Beverly Whaling resigned the previous day. Whaling More...

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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...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Online petition demands ‘racist’ Clay County officials fired

By Sarah Mansheim Two Clay County officials have found themselves the subjects of national uproar after a Facebook post, deemed racist, went viral over the weekend. Clay County Development Director Pamela Taylor More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Ceremonies honor veterans

The student body honoring the Veterans in attendance. Holly Nine photo Candle light service – CCHS seniors, honoring those who died in action. Holly Nine photo By Holly Nine Veterans Day is a day that was More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Tiny houses, big hearts

Delegate Roger Hanshaw talking to students about their projects of printing out little models for the tiny house prototype with the 3D printer Holly Nine photo A prototype of the tiny house to be built by CCHS students More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Ridge Top Feed and Farm celebrates grand opening

Ridge Top Feed and Farm owner Carly Triplett  By Holly Nine Are you looking for a place to buy feed for your animals? How about a place to purchase a shovel or a posthole digger? Maybe a new gate for your farm More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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Lady Panthers’ season ends at Sectionals

Setting up a defense at the net. Allen Hamrick photo Lexi Woodyard celebrates after win. Allen Hamrick photo By Allen Hamrick The season has ended  for the Lady Panther volleyball team, and what a glorious ending More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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Panthers outlast Highlanders

They won as a team, after game celebration. Allen Hamrick photo The final defensive play for the Panthers. Allen Hamrick photo By Allen Hamrick As we all know, the football season started off a little rough and More...

By Clay Free Press On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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Dr. Lydia Legg honored by University of Florida

Dr. Lydia Legg Dr. Lydia Legg has been named a UFCID Fellow by the University of Florida. Legg graduated in 2007 from West Virginia University School of Dentistry. She is a West virgina native and practiced general More...