Brittany Sullivan • Clay County Progress Hayesville Elementary fourth grade teacher Keisha McClure helps organize the classroom and sanitize desks in anticipation of the new school year which officially starts Aug. 17. The ruler on the floor illustrates the 6-feet marker required between each student’s desk. This year Hayesville schools will be operating on a two-day face-to-face instruction procedure with the other three days set aside for remote learning.

School operation spelled out during board meeting

How schools will reopen in Clay County was the main topic on the minds of school board members when the Clay County Board of Education met Thursday, July 30. Many staff and students’ families watched the meeting online. Students will attend in-…

New outdoor concert venue


Johnny Scroggs had plans to purchase an old church building and open a music hall. Then the coronavirus began to affect the community, and he decided it was a bad time to invest in the project.

WWII Veteran turns 95


A lot happened in 1925. The first working television system was tested, the Grand Ole Opry began broadcasting as the WSM Barn Dance and Adolf Hitler published "Mein Kampf," to name a few things.

'20 election draws near


Clay County Elections Board is in the midst of preparations for the November general election cycle which includes other voting methods such as one-stop and absentee.

Cruisers to open August with a show


The Blairsville Cruisers will host a cruise-in at the Union County Farmers Market from 3-7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 3-7 p.m. Approximately 100 vehicles are expected to register for the event.

Kelsey Elizabeth Bowles


Kelsey Elizabeth Bowles, 28, of Nashville, Tenn., passed away suddenly of a pulmonary emboli on Monday, July 27, 2020.

John A. Moss


John A. Moss, 77, of Hayesville, passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Chattanooga, Tenn. He had lived most of his life in Hayesville.