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Celina/Clay Building Codes Office Moves To W. Lake Avenue

Building permit services for Celina and Clay County are now under one roof. Codes and Building Inspector Anthony Blakely said he moved the office from Guffey Street to 112 West Lake Avenue. “I’ve got the lounge and everything set up for that,” Blakely said. “As far as the books, the books are maintained differently. I’ve got the county on one ... Read More »

New Gas Provider For Clay County Sending Mailed Notification On Changes

Middle Tennessee Natural Gas Utility District anticipates a seamless transition in service for Clay County residents. The provider will merge with the Clay Gas Utility District starting Thursday. Communications Director Clifford Swoape said operations moving forward would be under the new company’s name including bills. “The gas system as far as the operation of it is going to remain pretty ... Read More »

Clay County History Museum Welcomes Back Fundraising Festival

One of the biggest fundraiser events for the Clay County History Museum returns to Celina this weekend. The Clay County Museum of History Festival happening this Saturday in downtown Celina. President Beverley Hollifield said it will be a family fun day that includes live entertainment, vendors and food. “This is the one event that the Clay County Museum has as ... Read More »

Celina/Clay Departments Complete Active Shooter Training

Active shooter emergencies. You often think of the response by police officers, but what role does EMS play? The Celina EMS Department participated in an active shooter training with the Clay County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday. EMS Director Andy Hall said they focused on the tactical side of saving lives. “It keeps us informed on how to work with the police ... Read More »

Clay Ambulance Purchase Receives Minimal Interest Again

For the second time, Clay County received just one bid to purchase a new ambulance. The county submitted its first sole bid for state approval in May, but the state asked for the specs to be broadened. After doing so, Mayor Dale Reagan said interest remained low. “We’re hoping this time the state will approve that, and we can go ... Read More »

Clay Working To Highlight Culture And Heritage Of County

Clay County is working to revamp its Clay County Cultural and Performing Arts Center movement after COVID. Courthouse Curator Thomas Watson said that what started as an Arts Commission grant for a marble museum has turned into a greater project to highlight the culture and heritage of Clay County. “We have thousands and thousands of vehicles that come through Celina ... Read More »

Clay Commission Reviews Departmental Budgets, Include Two Percent Raise

No major budget changes projected for Clay County’s new fiscal year budget. During Monday night’s second budget work session, Finance Clerk Donna Hamilton reviewed the expenditures of the solid waste department and the sheriff’s department. She said that across all departments, most numbers stayed the same with regular increases. “The only in most of these department budgets are maintenance agreements ... Read More »

Fair Season Begins with Clay County Fair Next Weekend

The month of June means fair season kicks off in the Upper Cumberland. The Clay County fair will begin this Saturday highlighting pageantry before carnival festivities begin Tuesday. Clay County Fair President Carla Rich said the goal is to provide wholesome entertainment for the local area. “It’s a great opportunity for local folks to get together and see each other ... Read More »

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 »