Lady Bulldog Selected As All-State Player

June 15, 2021

By Matthew Stafford On June 7 the TSCA (Tennessee Softball Coaches Association) released their Miss Softball awards and All-State teams selections with one Lady Bulldog being listed. Two Upper-Cumberland players were selected to the All-State teams in Class A: Aliyah Kingery, a player from Clay County High School, and in Class AA Jordan Key, from…

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Board Of Mayor And Alderman Approve First Budget Reading

June 15, 2021

The City of Celina Board of Mayor and Alderman approved the first reading of the 2021-2022 fiscal year budget at last week’s meeting. The budget is currently a $2.7 million spending plan with no tax or utility raises. “We had to cut back in all areas, because not knowing what all of our numbers were…

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Officials Hear Request For VSO Salary Increase

June 15, 2021

Members of the Clay County American Legion are making requests to local government officials for an increase in pay for the Veterans Service Officer (VSO), which has recently become open. The VSO currently serves veterans in both Clay and Jackson County areas. Both Clay and Jackson Counties along with the cities of both Celina and…

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Board Of Mayor And Alderman Sees New Faces

June 8, 2021

After last Tuesday’s election for the City of Celina Board of Mayor and Alderman, the elected body sees all new and fresh faces. Luke Collins, gaining the most votes, is to take the mayoral seat. Mayor Tonya Spears lost, having only 61 votes. Collins rallied 239 votes, while the second place contender Michael Boles only…

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Obituaries

Obituaries 6/1/21

June 1, 2021

Harold Franklin Layne Harold Franklin Layne, age 72, of Tracy City, passed away in the comfort of his lifelong home place and surrounded by his loved ones on Saturday May 15 2021. Born August 14, 1948 to the late Edd and Mary Beulah Layne, Harold had devoted his life to being a loving husband, father,…

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Obituaries 5/25/21

May 25, 2021

Georgia Irene (Black) Cherry Georgia Irene (Black) Cherry, 89, of Indianapolis, Indiana and formally of Red Boiling Springs, passed away May 14 at her residence in Indiana. Funeral services were held May 20 from the chapel of the Hall Funeral Home. The family has chosen cremation. She was born Nov. 7, 1931 in Science Hill,…

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Obituaries 5/18/21

May 18, 2021

Amon Kendall Amon Hoover Kendall, 91, of Moss, passed away May 7 at his residence. Funeral services were held May 9 in the chapel of The Upton-Hay Funeral Home with Dennis Miller officiating. Interment followed in the Moss Cemetery. Pallbearers were Jon Kendall, Nerbert Ray Trobaugh, Josh Smith, Mason Sharp, Carson Sharp and Kolby Boles.…

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Lady Bulldog Selected As All-State Player

June 15, 2021

By Matthew Stafford On June 7 the TSCA (Tennessee Softball Coaches Association) released their Miss Softball awards and All-State teams selections with one Lady Bulldog being listed. Two Upper-Cumberland players were selected to the All-State teams in Class A: Aliyah Kingery, a player from Clay County High School, and in Class AA Jordan Key, from…

Read More

Board Of Mayor And Alderman Approve First Budget Reading

June 15, 2021

The City of Celina Board of Mayor and Alderman approved the first reading of the 2021-2022 fiscal year budget at last week’s meeting. The budget is currently a $2.7 million spending plan with no tax or utility raises. “We had to cut back in all areas, because not knowing what all of our numbers were…

Read More

Officials Hear Request For VSO Salary Increase

June 15, 2021

Members of the Clay County American Legion are making requests to local government officials for an increase in pay for the Veterans Service Officer (VSO), which has recently become open. The VSO currently serves veterans in both Clay and Jackson County areas. Both Clay and Jackson Counties along with the cities of both Celina and…

Read More

Board Of Mayor And Alderman Sees New Faces

June 8, 2021

After last Tuesday’s election for the City of Celina Board of Mayor and Alderman, the elected body sees all new and fresh faces. Luke Collins, gaining the most votes, is to take the mayoral seat. Mayor Tonya Spears lost, having only 61 votes. Collins rallied 239 votes, while the second place contender Michael Boles only…

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Boating Accident Results In Serious Injuries For One Over Holiday Weekend

June 8, 2021

A single boating accident occurred over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, resulting in serious injuries for one. At approximately 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 30, East Clay Volunteer Fire Department was notified of a possible boating accident near Willow Grove Campground swimming area. Once on scene firefighters found a 49-year-old male who had suffered serious…

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Unemployment Drops Across State

June 1, 2021

Tennesseans continued returning to the workforce in counties across the state in April. According to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, nearly all counties experienced a decrease in unemployment during the month. In year-to-year comparisons, each county showed a remarkable recovery from pandemic-era unemployment rates one year ago. The…

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