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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 »

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 »