Progress photo by Travis Dockery
Courtesy of Appalachian State Sports Information/Tim Cowie
Progress photo by Travis Dockery
Progress photo by Lorraine Bennett

News Stories

Clay Logan was elected chairman of the Clay County Board of Commissioners and Robert Penland was chosen vice chairman at the board’s Thursday evening meeting.
The town square will be filled with the sights and sounds of the season Saturday as the 29th annual Hayesville Christmas Parade ushers in the holiday.
Courtesy of Appalachian State Sports Information/Tim Cowie

Appalachian State University men’s basketball’s late second half push and Isaac Johnson’s first career double-double were not enough in Appalachian’s 80-72 loss at Charlotte on Monday night.

Sports

Progress photo by Travis Dockery
After lengthy pre-season, the Hayesville Lady Yellow Jackets finally got their season underway. Hayesville opened the season at home on Tuesday, Nov. 29 with a 54-25 win over Highlands.
Western Carolina women’s basketball ended its three-game road swing with a 67-39 loss to Radford Thursday in the Dedmon Center.
Progress photo by Travis Dockery
Once again the excitement of high school basketball has filled the North Carolina air.

Obituaries

Robert William von der Osten, 96, of Hayesville, and formerly of Ormond Beach, Fla.; Staten Island, N.Y. and Boaz, Ala. passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at his home.

Wilbur Leroy “Bud” Roberts, 93, of Marble, passed away Saturday, Dec. 3 in an Asheville hospital.  

Edna Mae Burrell, 98, of Murphy, passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at Murphy Medical Center.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5 at Sunny Point Baptist Church.

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 828, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997

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