Mayor Joe Slaton
Joe Slaton is a retired architect who has volunteered on local projects such as the Town’s public restrooms and the restoration of the 1888 Courthouse into an event center.
Harry Baughn- retired after 30 years as VP of Marketing/Manufacturing for Industrial Opportunities Inc. He served two terms as Mayor. Married with one daughter in PA.
Town Clerk and Finance Officer
Suzanne Hedden joined the Town team recently. Stop in to Town Hall and say "hi"!
Council member, Austin Hedden, has roots in Clay County which extend back several generations. He teaches science and math and is a soccer coach with Clay County Schools.
Lauren Tiger is a Physical Therapist at Chatuge Regional Hospital. She also represents the 5th generation of Tigers working in Tiger’s Store and Chinquapins.
Ron Wallace has served as Zoning Administrator since January 2022.