2020-11-05 E-Edition

Zeta Cripples County

The remnants of Hurricane Zeta blew through Clay County in a matter of hours, leaving behind widespread damage that stemmed from downed trees, building damage, and downed power lines, leaving thousands of residents without power. Several motor vehicle accidents also occurred as a result of the storm and fallen trees. Clay County EMA Director Theresa Daugherty tells us that the […]

Absentee votes swamp Circuit Clerk Office

Circuit Clerk Julie Poe works on absentee votes. Poe reported there were a record number of absentee votes this year within Clay County. As of Monday, November 2, that number had climbed to 586.

Huge turnout for Heritage Day, Car Show

The brilliant blue skies and crisp fall weather provided the perfect backdrop for Lineville’s biggest weekend of the year. A record number of citizens came for both Heritage Day and the Clay County Swap Meet and Car Show. A variety of vendors lined the streets of of downtown Lineville for Heritage Day for those in attendance. As always, the Car […]


Troy University has named a residence hall for President Pro-Tempore Emeritus Dr. Gerald O. Dial of Delta, AL, in recognition of the tremendous impact he has had during his many years of service to the University and the State of Alabama. Trojan Village 400 Building will bear the name Gerald O. Dial Hall, in honor of his service to the […]

Ashland, Lineville Councils, Mayors Sworn In

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Lineville Council holds Organizational meeting

Monday November 2nd, 2020 Lineville held their swearing in ceremony. The ceremony began with Mayor Roy Adamson being sworn in. The new and returning council members were sworn in. The council members are as followed. District 1 Carolyn Smith, District 2 David Proctor, District 3 Joseph Appleby, District 4 Robert Milstead, District 5 Larry Bishop. After they were sworn in, […]

Ashland Council holds organizational, first meeting

A swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected Council and Mayor was held at the Ashland City Park at 9:00 am Monday, November 2, 2020. The invocation was given by Rev. John Sandlin. District 1-Dianne Ballard, District 2-Bobbie Steed, District 3 Kim Cain, District 4-Anne Gaither, and District 5-Tommy Cantrell, along with Mayor Larry Fetner were all sworn in by current […]

Clay County Covid Update

Clay County has dropped from high risk to moderate risk for covid cases. As of November 3, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting a total of 785 positive covid cases to date in Clay County. This figure includes 683 confirmed cases and 102 probable. The majority of these cases are believed to be recovered. There have been 68 […]


Sunday on the Square: Nov. 8th from 12pm-4pm on the Courthouse Square in Ashland. Open House, Art Show, music, games, crafts, shopping, pictures with Santa and Ms Claus. Several food vendors will on site as well. Call 256- 276-0015 or 256-786- 2745 for more info. Shinbone Valley Volunteer Fire Dept Turkey Shoot: Nov. 14th at 9:00 am at 70819 Hwy […]