(Becky Long • Clay County Progress Clay County Schools)  Superintendent Dale Cole thanks everyone involved in the new primary school from start to finish including former and current county commissioners and school board members.

Primary school opening soon

Clay County students in Pre-K through second grade can view their new primary school first-hand within weeks, according to Superintendent of Schools Dale Cole. An “optimistic” time line puts students in their new classrooms by the third week in…

ABC sales on the rise locally


We’re having the best months we’ve ever had,” Clay County’s ABC store manager, Denny Patterson said during the Tuesday, Oct. 13 board meeting.

Voters flock to vote


The line began to form as early as 7:15 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 as voters waited for one-stop to get underway at the Clay County Board of Elections office in Hayesville.

New court ready for play


I would like to take this time to thank everyone who had a role in making the outdoor access sand volleyball court at the Clay County Recreation Department become reality.

‘Tarheel’ on tap


Nationals Series schedule heats up this week with a visit to Tri County Racetrack in Brasstown. The third leg of the mini-series will take place this Friday night, Oct.

Yellow Jackets prepared


The Hayesville High School 2019-20 athletic season ended abruptly in the spring when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down all athletic activities.

Carol Bushey Kappert


Carol Bushey Kappert, 79, of Titusville, Fla., formerly of Glastonbury, Conn., beloved wife of Charles “Chuck” Kappert, passed away peacefully on Oct. 11, 2020. Carol was born in Hartford, Conn.

Kenneth Guffey


Kenneth Guffey, 73, of Hayesville, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. He was born in Clay County to the late Jess and Evie Ramey Guffey.