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Progress photo by Lorraine Bennett

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The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is holding a public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 28 to take comments on a no-wake zone rule in Clay County.
It’s been smooth sailing for the ABC store, according to store manager Denny Patterson who read a report to the ABC board during their Feb. 14 meeting.
The National Danish Performance Team will present their 2016-2017 World Tour show, IMANI in Murphy on Tuesday, Feb. 28.


Courtesy Chris Lang

Appalachian State University baseball came away with its second victory of the season as it downed Gardner-Webb, 5-4, in the first of a three-game series on Friday evening at Bill Masters Field.

Courtesy Troy Athletics

Appalachian State will begin a three-game homestand to end the regular season when it hosts ULM on Saturday, Feb. 25. Tipoff between the Mountaineers and Warhawks is slated for 3:30 p.m.

The Western Carolina men's and women's track and field teams head to the Southern Conference Indoor Championships in search of their first titles under first year head coach Cale McDaniel.


James Melvin Deaton, 89, of Hayesville, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 at the Murphy Medical Center Nursing Home.

Our loving mom, Martha Iona Moss Frye, left us to be with the Lord and her loved ones on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.  She had celebrated her 85th birthday this past November.

Opal Marie Mashburn, 78, of Hayesville, passed away Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. She was a native and life-long resident of Clay County.

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