Voices

Methodist Church keeps a beautiful tradition alive

The Lineville First United Methodist Church has beautiful chimes that play traditional hymns that you don’t hear a lot of these days, and they also chime the time during the day. They do cut off in the evening so as not to disturb citizens’ sleep. The first chime is at 8 a.m. and the final chime is 6 p.m. The […]

Senate Race Down to the Wire



The GOP Primary is less than two weeks away on May 24. It has been an interesting and expensive race to fill the seat of our venerable and powerful senior Senator Richard Shelby. There are three major primary contestants. Katie Britt, Mike Durant, and Mo Brooks are the horses or as some might say combatants given the nature of the […]

ROGERS, HOUSE REPUBLICANS INTRODUCE BILL TO IMMEDIATELY DEFUND BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S ‘MINISTRY OF TRUTH’

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Mike Rogers (R-AL-03) joined Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA-04) in introducing legislation to immediately defund the Biden Administration’s “Ministry of Truth.” The bill follows Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ announcement that DHS will convene a “Disinformation Governance Board.” “The creation of a Disinformation Governance Board is violation of our First Amendment rights,” Rogers said. […]

Appreciation for our mothers grows with the years

Proverbs 31:31:”Honor her for all thather hands have done,and let her works bringher praise at the citygate.” This Bible verse reminds us, “Where would we all be without the influence of our mothers?” Many people, myself included, did not fully appreciate everything our mothers did while we were growing up, but as we started to get older, we began to […]

Richard Shelby – Alabama’s Greatest Senator



Our iconic senior United States Senator, Richard Shelby, turns 88 this week. Shelby is in the waning months of his monumental career in the Senate. He will end his tenure at the end of this year after 36 years in the U.S. Senate. Shelby is one of the most influential senators in Washington. His prowess at bringing federal dollars to […]

Sean of the South

It's Going to Be Alright.

Remember when you were little? Remember how whenever you were sick your mother made chicken soup? Remember what culinary pageantry this was? Your mother would go to great lengths to boil poultry in a giant stockpot, filling the kitchen with steam so that the wallpaper started to peel. And she did this for you. And even though you were as […]

Congratulations on a fantastic county fair!

Congratulations go to Clay County Chamber Director Tiffany Young, her staff, and everyone who assisted with the Clay County Fair last week. As hoped, the weather was perfect and helped in bringing the largest attendance ever for this annual event. As might be expected, Friday and Saturday were the biggest nights. Over 600 cars were parked at the fair on […]

“A Step Back in Time”

A Clay County Boy's Writing

Let’s Step Back In Time To the mid 1950s, a little boy went to church. It was just a little country Church in Alabama. There was a bell tower with a bell. A short rope was connected to the bell and came out a small opening in the ceiling. An ole man walking with a cane who lived just a […]

Thanks for a great fair!



This year’s 5th annual Clay County Fair was a huge success and I would love to thank each and every citizen who attended this event. We appreciate your support of the Chamber and hope that you had a good time. We are always excited when we can bring various forms of entertainment to the people of Clay County and are […]

Fair looks to be best yet

Last year’s Clay County Fair, sponsored by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce, was the best one since it was started after many years where there was no such event in the county. Now, the stage is set for this year’s to be the biggest and best one yet. Beautiful weather is forecast throughout the entire week with no chances […]


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