World War II veteran Ash Rothlein receives his second Moderna vaccination at the Clay County Health Department on Thursday. Rothlein, 96, is a recipient of the French Legion of Honor. He has dedicated much of his life to honoring those who died on the beaches of Normandy

Clinic nixed for now

A local vaccination clinic canceled due to supply chain disruption won't be rescheduled, but those extra shots will be administered in a different format. The day-long clinic had been scheduled for last Saturday, Feb. 20, at Tri County Community…

Emogene Smart Barrett


Emogene Smart Barrett, 81 of Hayesville, passed away on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. She was born in Clay County to the late John and Ida Belle Barnard Smart.

Louis Daniel Cook


Louis Daniel Cook, 88, of Hayesville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 at his residence.

Rebecca ‘Becky’ Grizzle Eggert


Rebecca “Becky” Grizzle Eggert, 66, of Hayesville, formerly of Dahlonega, Ga., went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 following an extended illness.