Life in Clay County

Integrity Cabinets, LLC acquired by private owners

Integrity Cabinets, a cabinet manufacturer with plants located in Lineville, AL and Ashland, AL, announced the sale of the business to private owners. The former family-owned business has been a driving force in the Lineville and Ashland communities for the past 19 years. Under the leadership of David Williams, Larry Williams, the late- Ricky Williams and the late Jamie Williamson, […]

Hot days call for cool treats!

A hot summer day and ice cream go hand in hand, but you better be quick! These cool treats came straight from the Ice Cream Truck, that stopped at the Lineville Library, while the children were there doing activities as part of the summer reading proIntegrity, gram. Tammy Andrews / The Clay Times-Journal

No decision on commercial water rates

The Clay County Water Board met on Monday, August 1, with Chairman Jason Watkins, members John Garrett, Waylon Wheeles, Eanix Poole, and Administrator Sissie Davis present. The Board approved current expenditures and minutes of the last meeting. The Board had originally planned to pass a commercial rates structure for those who use extremely large quantities of water; however, the Board […]

Watermelon Festival Pageant winners

The Clay County Yellow Meated Watermelon Festival Pageant was held at the Wynn Building in Ashland on Saturday, July 30th. The pageant is hosted by Clay County Cares and is forages 0-18 years old. This year’s winners were: Ms. Melon (0-12 months) Rayleigh Bryant, Ms. Tiny Melon (1-2 Years) Reagan Varner, Ms. Mini Melon (3-4 Years) Harper Graben, Ms. Petite […]

Donations being accepted after house fire

Donations for the residents of the home on Hwy 48 that was lost in a fire last week may be brought to Virginia Dunn at 87 Hann Street Lineville. (256-276- 2658). There is also a box set up for donations at Mawmaw’s Attic between Lineville and Ashland. The residents of the home are seeking household goods, furniture and clothes. Clothes […]


This huge timber rattler was killed at the John T. Hudson house in Lineville. It measured over 8 feet long and had ten rattlers. Some said this snake was the longest in length they had ever seen locally.

Summer Sizzle over for 2022

There was a large crowd at the last night of the 20th Annual Summer Sizzle on Thursday, July 28th. The musical entertainment for the night was a showcase of gospel artists including The Rollins Family Band, Brian and Sharon Ward, Boys of Triumph, and The Carter Family Band. Barbara Pollard, who was very instrumental in the success and longevity of […]

Grand opening held for ‘The Coffee Bean’

The Coffee Bean mobile trailer has been set up in Ashland for almost a year, but they now have a newly renovated building at 40718 Hwy 77 in Ashland next to Jordan’s Gas Station, which is near their old parked location. A grand opening was held for The Coffee Bean on Monday, August 1st. Pictured L to R are: Sonya […]

Last week of Summer Sizzle

The final Summer Sizzle will be this Thursday evening at 7 p.m. featuring gospel music by “The Boys of Triumph”, “Carter Family Band”, “Brian and Sharon Ward” and “The Rollins Family”. In the event of rain/ stormy weather, the event will be moved to Olive Branch Baptist Church. The church is on Olive Branch Road north of Tyson Road (coming […]

Community blood drive at Chamber of Commerce

There will be a community blood drive at Clay County Chamber of Commerce across from First Assembly Christian School in Ashland this Saturday, July 30th, from 8 a.m. – 12 Noon, in cooperation with Lifesouth Community Blood Centers. All blood donors will receive a visor and $20 E-gift card, plus there will be lots of other prizes and giveaways. Donors […]

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