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The N.C. House and Senate have voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of Senate Bill 656, called the Electoral Freedom Act of 2017.
"Almost every little girl has the dream of a husband and fairy tale princess wedding and life," April Chastain said. "But what happens after you say I do?
The weather looks promising as fun, food and flying pumpkins return for the ninth annual Punkin Chunkin in Brasstown this weekend.

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Progress photo by Travis Dockery
It’s no secret that the Hayesville Yellow Jackets have been dominated by the Murphy Bulldogs over the years and Murphy has a choke hold on the rivalry. 
Players from more than a dozen states traveled to Hiawassee for the Georgia Mountain Pickleball Fall Classic held Friday-Sunday, Oct. 6-8. 
Progress photo by Travis Dockery

Hayesville High's JV volleyball squad had one of the toughest weeks on their schedule last week.


Edward Webb Brown III, 68, of Hayesville, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 at his residence. He was a native of Lexington, Ky.

Marie Padgett Thomas, 99, of Hayesville passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 at her residence.

Wanda Mae Edwards, 87, of Murphy, passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at a Blairsville assisted living facility.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

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