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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 »

Clay Sheriff’s Applying For Grant Through Department Of Health

Clay County Sheriff’s Office has applied for almost $300,000 in grant funding for the jail. Sheriff Brandon Boone said that the grant money through the Department of Health will be used to purchase 4 transport vehicles, a transport van, and new HVAC systems. “For the last couple of years we’ve been housing inmates all across the Upper Cumberland,” Boone said. ... Read More »

This Week Clay Considers EMS Raise, Monterey Discusses Bank Options

This week in the Upper Cumberland the Clay County Commission will consider a raise for EMS workers Monday. The one dollar increase made possible through a $18,000 payment from the county. Celina approved a match in December to assist in the cost. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at the county service building. The Monterey Board of Aldermen will consider ... Read More »

Cora Key Returns To Clay Co As New Ag Ex Agent

Clay County has a new Ag Extension Agent in charge of the county’s 4-H programs. Agent Cora Key said accepting the position means she gets to return home after furthering her education in Knoxville. “That means I work directly hands-on with the youth of our community,” Key said. “I go to schools where I provide assistance and aid to our ... Read More »

Clay Hosting Special Called Meeting To Fill Property Assessor Position

The Clay County Mayor’s office accepting letters of intent from candidates interested in filling the vacant property assessor position. Mayor Dale Reagan said the county commission will hold a special-called meeting Monday to appoint a new assessor. “They play a very important role in county government especially when it comes to your property,” Reagan said. “If you build a new ... Read More »

Celina EMS Interim Director Named Full-Time Director Of Department

Celina EMS Interim Director Andy Hall has dropped the interim title becoming director of the department. Hall was named interim after Jason Emerton stepped down. A staff shortage came with the leadership change at the time, but Hall said the department now has nine full-time employees. “Thank the good Lord I have been able to pull through that first month,” ... Read More »