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Clay Working To Complete THDA Grant Homes

Clay County working to complete construction on homes through its $500,000 Tennessee Housing Development Agency grant. Mayor Dale Reagan said that they are wrapping up on a home in Moss, with hopes of soon completing homes in the Knob Creek and Willow Grove areas. “We’re very fortunate that we were granted that and were able to help those families out,” ... Read More »

Farley: Admires Clay County’s Scrappy, Active Approach To Defining Itself

UCHRA’s Executive Director said Clay County’s scrappy, active approach gives it the opportunity to not just survive, but thrive. Mark Farley served as guest speaker at the county’s Chamber Of Commerce Annual Dinner Thursday night. The dinner included a meeting of the joint economic and community development board. Farley said the key to success includes being proactive. For example, Farley ... Read More »

Clay County Repaving At County Service Building And Restoring Courthouse

Clay County Commissioners have approved two projects funded by its Governor’s COVID Relief funding. County Mayor Dale Reagan said the county will repave the surrounding roads and parking at the county services building. “We were hoping it would begin this week or next week one,” Reagan said. “I know that they’ve been having to wait for the asphalt plants to ... Read More »

UC Right-Of-Way Acquisitions Part Of State’s Transportation Improvement Plan

Two Upper Cumberland right-of-way acquisitions are part of the state’s Transportation Improvement Plan released Thursday. The two projects are the only major T-DOT projects planned across the region between 2023 and 2025, according to the plan. One of the projects will be in Clay County, where right-of-way acquisition is on the agenda in 2023 from Kyle Street to existing State ... Read More »

Clay Starts Work To Rank Projects Expanding Public Water

Three Clay County Utility Districts are working on project scorecards to gain some of the county’s ARP TDEC money. They include the Celina Utility District, North Overton Utility District and Northwest Clay Utility District. County Executive Dale Reagan said the county has about $3 million to allocate. “My first and main priority is that if we have citizens out there that ... Read More »

Clay To Begin Work On New EMS Contract With Celina

The negotiation process to renew the EMS contract between Clay County and Celina is set to begin in committee later this month. County Mayor Dale Reagan said employee retention will be an emphasis when the county’s ambulance committee starts budgeting. “That always come back to your salaries, and so that will be one of the things discussed,” Reagan said. “And ... Read More »

Celina Attorney Recommends More Work On New EMS Contract

The Celina Board of Aldermen introduced a five-year proposal Tuesday night, a framework for a new contract with Clay County for EMS services. Mayor Luke Collins said the contract basics would closely follow current stipulations and include the recently approved EMS raises. City Attorney Jimmy White recommended further negotiations with the county to account for the future economy. “Would it ... Read More »

Clay Mayor Calls Three Audit Findings A Good Report From State

Clay County Mayor Dale Reagan said he sees the county’s three audit findings as a good financial report. A State Comptroller’s report found three findings. The Clay County Mayor and Road Superintendent Offices did not practice formal purchase order systems. Reagan said the county does not have the resources to answer this finding. “What they are recommending for us is ... Read More »

Clay Business Recognized For Volunteer Work With Local Students

Clay County’s Abney CPA firm has been named Middle Tennessee Volunteer Business of the Year for providing free FAFSA services to local students. Owner Carol Abney said she gives her time and resources to the Clay County High School college boot camp. The group helps students complete financial aid and search for jobs. “I’ll be honest I was shocked when ... Read More »