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Spotlight Clayton
Santa's Workshop & Clayton Christmas Parade -THIS Saturday
Two wonderful holiday events in one day! You're invited to the Clayton Community Center from 10 to noon for a special "Santa's Workshop"! Your children can visit with Santa and, just like his elves, can work on some great arts and crafts projects to give as gifts! All we ask is that you bring two canned goods per child, which will be donated to Clayton Area Ministries. Then at 3 p.m. head to Downtown Clayton for the annual Clayton Christmas Parade, proudly sponsored &organized by the Clayton Rotary Club! Find a great spot anywhere from Smith to Robertson Street.
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Community Renews Effort to Build Clayton's First Universal Playground
There's new energy and some amazing people behind the renewed efforts to build Clayton's first Universal Playground at East Clayton Community Park. Clayton Community Recreational Foundation, Inc partnered with the Town of Clayton to make this inclusive playground a reality. The non-profit has joined forces with T&T Creative Group to raise $700,000 in the next year. You've got to hear the Clayton mom in this video talk about how MUCH this playground is needed - ALL children of ALL abilities should be able to play together!
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Loose Leaf Collection Runs Weekly through January!
It’s that time of year – leaves changing color and falling all over your yard. The Town of Clayton's got you covered! Just rake your leaves to curb from now through January, and our leaf truck will come by EVERY WEEK to suck them up. The truck comes the day after your garbage day. Keep the leaves out of the street and away from fire hydrants. No bags needed! Click for full details.
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Grifols Expansion, Hunt Annexation Approved at Nov. 7 Meeting
The Clayton Town Council approved a big expansion at Grifols, expanded the Town by 45 acres, saluted Town employees for their military service and more at the Nov. 7 meeting. The Council also requested Hurricane Matthew disaster relief funds, approved a road closure for a pre-Thanksgiving charity event and heard from a Mitchiner Hills resident.
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NO PLASTIC BAGS IN RECYCLING
Please DO NOT PUT PLASTIC BAGS in your recycling cart! Throw everything in loose - bottles, cans, paper - it can all be sorted at the recycling plant. But DO NOT PUT your recycling in plastic grocery bags or garbage bags! They can clog the sorting machines and SHUT DOWN the ENTIRE recycling plant! If drivers see plastic bags in your cart, they'll leave a notice that they could not pick up your cart.
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2015 Clayton Water Quality Reports Available!
Our Annual Water Quality Reports for 2015 are now available! Click here for the 2015 Town of Clayton Water Quality Report, which covers the majority of Town. We've also got a separate 2015 Town of Clayton North Water Quality Report, which covers customers who live in Riverwood Athletic Club. These reports cover all the testing that we have done from January 1 through December 31, 2015.
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Novo Nordisk Breaks Ground on $1.8 Billion Clayton Plant
It's a great day for Clayton! Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk broke ground March 28 on a $1.8 BILLION insulin plant at its Clayton campus. The construction alone will create 2,500 jobs, and the plant will employ almost 700 workers at an average salary of $68,000 when it opens in 2020. In his remarks, Mayor Jody McLeod reflected on the outstanding partnership Novo Nordisk and the Town of Clayton have forged over the past 20 years.
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Here's What to Look For at Monday's Town Council Meeting
Public hearings for a new charter school and land annexation, recognition of an Eagle Scout's work at Legend Park and a chance to meet the new Clayton Chamber of Commerce executive director – You don't want to miss Monday's Clayton Town Council meeting!
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