On Oct. 7, 2014, the Clay County, Tenn., County Commission passed a Resolution of Recognition introduced by County Mayor Dale Regan, honoring Honest Abe Log Homes, Inc.’s 35 years in continuous operation as a business, employer and corporate neighbor in Clay County. The resolution stated: WHEREAS, Honest Abe Log Homes, Inc., was established in Clay County, Tennessee, by the late Doug Smith and his wife, Janie, in 1979; and WHEREAS, Honest Abe Log Homes, Inc., has continuously operated as a manufacturer of log homes for 35 years, providing employment for citizens of Clay County and homes for approximately 7,000 families worldwide; and WHEREAS, Honest Abe Log Homes, Inc., is nationally recognized for its leadership in the log home industry, as well as the quality of its products and the integrity and professionalism of its employees; and NOW, THEREFORE BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that the Clay County Commission recognizes Honest Abe Log Homes, Inc., and expresses its sincere congratulations for 35 years of success, with best wishes for continued growth, prosperity and longevity; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be recorded in the minutes of the Clay County Commission and a suitable copy presented to Janie Smith, Shane Smith and April Smith Patterson, owners of Honest Abe Log Homes, Inc.