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 Father’s Day: a special recognition for fathers was first brought about by Sonora Smart Dodd, born in 1882 in Washington State, after hearing a mother’s days sermon at church.

Don't miss the inspiring rendition of the “Star Spangled Banner” performed a cappella by Rebel Union as they open the Friday Night Concert Series in Hayesville on June 14.

Clay County’s Old Jail is being restored for 2019 and last year saw Clay County’s Historic Courthouse brought back to life. 

Sports for Subscribers

Western Carolina landed two players on the 2019 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) / Rawlings NCAA Division I Atlantic All-Region teams released on Wednesday.

Over the last couple of years the national anthem has become a source of controversy in the world of sports.

Heavy rains hit the Detroit, Mich. area Sunday and washed away the day’s activities at the Michigan International Speedway.


Charlotte Jean Patterson, 82, of Nashville, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2019 in Nashville.

Dr. Lok King Kong, 81, of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019.

Virginia Dair Curtis, 81, of Hayesville, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019 in Hamilton County, Tenn.

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997