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Clayton Makes U.S. Top 10 for Affordability, Schools
BusinessWeek magazine ranks Clayton in the top 10 of the country's most affordable places for families to live and assure a top education for their children

Clayton Offficer Garners Countywide Recognition

Town Council Endorses Universal Playground - a Special Place Where Everyone Can Play!

Taxes Going Up on Electricity!

Attention! Scammers are Calling AND NOW EMAILING Electric Customers Demanding Payments!

Loose Leaf Collection Has Ended! Find Out How You Can Still Get Rid of Leaves!

Electrical Upgrades Underway in Walden Neighborhood!

Photography, Oils, Great Art - Clayton Visual Arts Monthly Free Exhibit

Register NOW for Spring Sports!

Congatulations to Our Newly-Promoted Firefighters

Clayton Neighborhood Earns National Recognition for Taking on Fire 

Clayton Police Name Officer of the Year -Detective Brian Temple

Enjoy this Wonderful Story Time at the Clayton Library in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Check out the Amazing Winners from The Woman's Club Student Arts Competition

Downtown Development Association Awards Go To.....

Voters Re-Elect Three Council Incumbents

Incredible Photographer & Farbric Art @ The ClaytonCenter

Major League Pitcher Chris Archer Dedicates Clayton's Newest Park!

Clayton Shindig & Squealin on Square

Meet the Son of Clayton's Moonshine King -Lost Flowers Book Signing SATURDAY 

FREE Shred Event Oct. 12th with Local Government Federal Credit Union

Final FREE Zaxby's Movie Night Oct. 12th - Join us for RIO!

FREE Annual Open House at the Clayton Fire Department
Sunday, October 13th, 2-4 PM!
 

Awesome Photographs in August's Clayton Visual Art Exhibit
Two local photographers share great digital photos

2013 Clayton Harvest & Music Festival - Sept. 18-22
Record crowds expected for huge annual downtown event

Follow in Scotty McCreery's Footsteps-Register to be the Next Clayton Idol 
Clayton Idol competition draws awesome local talent

Downtown Clayton Sculpture Trail Arrives!
Reception & People's Choice Award to Come!

Your Drinking Water - Read the Annual Quality Report HERE
Reports on Town & Riverwood Available on Home Page Anytime

Town Council Race Heats Up!
Six candidates vying for Three Seats

Craig Woolard Band Plays to Crowd of 1,100 at Town Square Concert
2013 Season is Hot!  Next Concert August 15th with Johnny Orr

Incredible Photography & Water Color Featured at The Clayton Center
Month of July Showcased Great Local Artists

Clayton Detective Named 1st Johnston County Officer of the Month
Detective Jason Linder has been chosen as the very first recipient

Why Hasn't My Storm Debris Been Picked Up Yet?
Clayton Teams Up With Waste Management to Clear Overwhelming Pile-up

Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks Make a Splash!
July 4th Sees Record Crowds - Watch the Special Video

Downtown Clayton Sculpture Trail ARRIVING This Month
Six Talented Artist Featured in First-Ever Art Trail

Your Drinking Water - Read the Annual Quality Report HERE
Learn how the Town of Clayton is Working to Insure Your Water is Safe

Clayton Library Summer Reading Program - Sign up FREE or Volunteer!
Popular summer series runs Every Monday, Wednesday, & Friday at 10 am

15-Year Veteran of the Force Named Clayton Police Chief 
Chief R.W. Bridges Brings Wealth of Clayton Experience

Congressman McIntyre Helps Dedicate New Water Tower
New Million Gallon Water Tank on 42 Brings Big Benefit to Community

Traffic Shift on NC42 to Glen Laurel
Much-Needed Widening Project Moves Forward

New Draft House Planning to "Tap" Clayton
Cleveland Draft House Brings Exciting New Restaurant

New Sidewalks Stepping Into Clayton
Town Improves Walkability & Connectivity Downtown

Finance Department Recognized for 12th Year in a Row
Finance Director Robert McKie Earns Award for Financial Report

Annual Library Book Sale Sees Big Crowds
Spring Book Sale to Support Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library

Public Information Officer Wins Prestigious Journalism Award
Former Broadcast Journalist Earns Edward R. Murrow Award

Clayton Town Leaders Appoint New Interim Police Chief
15-year Veteran of the Clayton Force - Capt. R.W. Bridges

Clayton Dedicates Newest Link in Mountains to Sea Trail
Clayton River Walk on the Neuse Offically Opens

Enjoy Incredible Colored Pencil Art Work In April
Colored Pencil Society of America Lights Up Clayton Center

Clayton's Police Chief Asked By Governor to Lead State Capitol Police
Chief Glen Allen Retires After 3 Decades in Local Law Enforcement

Congressional Leader Opens Office in Clayton
Rep. Mike McIntyre & Staff Make Home in Clayton Center

Familiar Face Officially Takes Helm of Historic Performing Arts Center
Scotty Henley Becomes Executive Director & Announces Exciting New Season

Clayton Wins Statewide Bragging Rights as Kid-Friendly!
Riverwood named Great Neighborhood for Kids by American Planning Association 

Come Celebrate Clayton's Newest Gateway to Nature
Clayton River Walk on the Neuse Trail Dedication April 5th 3 pm

New Sidewalks Stepping Into Clayton
About 10 blocks just east of downtown will see more than 4,000ft of new sidewalk

Downtown Clayton Shines in LIVE Broadcast on WNCN NBC17!
See the pictures and watch the videos!

Clayton Loses Iconic Downtown Business Leader
Elton Pittman, owner of Pittman's Jewelers, passes away at age 89

Let Parks & Rec Help You Finally Keep that New Year's Resolution!
Check out all the cool 2013 Fitness Classes to Help You Get in Shape & Lose Weight

Update on NC 42 Widening Near Caterpillar and Glen Laurel Road
Work progesses on major road project that will bring traffic relief!

Is it Trash Day? Check out the 2013 Schedule to Find Your Street
Garbage, recycling, yard waste - never miss a pick-up again!

Catch Every Minute of the Wonderful 2012 Clayton Christmas Parade
CLICK HERE TO WATCH IT ALL!!!!

Clayton Center 10th Anniversary Gala
Watch this special "BACKSTAGE at THE CLAYTON CENTER"
And see the feature on WRAL's Tar Heel Traveler

Fresh Young Face Joins Clayton Police Force
22-year-old from Rocky Mount is now youngest officer in town

John Street About to Get Major Facelift Starting December 3
Final phase of street improvements to bring better roads

Clayton Homeowners to Save Hundreds Thanks to New Fire Rating!
Better protection = Better Insurance Rates

2012 Clayton Christmas Village & Tree Lighting Brings Out Thousands
The tree was even bigger this year & the crowd downtown was too!!

Clayton Residents Become Easy Target for Thief
Wake-Up Call for All Drivers!

New Leader Takes Helm of Historic Clayton Center
ECU Grad & Community Theater Veteran Hired as Interim Executive Director

Clayton Blood Drive a Success - Thanks Donors!
We came just pints away from our goal!

Major Lane Shift on NC 42 East To Last Through Summer
NCDOT is moving you onto newly paved lanes!

So Long, Sandy - Hello, Next Emergency!
Town of Clayton leaders prepare for incident BEFORE they hit

Results of Clayton Police Halloween Booze It & Lose It Campaign
Already one DWI checkpoint has helped make the roads safer this Halloween

Clayton Boldly Takes Sidewalks Where No Sidewalks Have Gone Before!
Thousands of federal dollars about to make downtown even MORE walkable

Traffic Taking a Turn on N.C. 42 near the Clayton Bypass
A new medical park and assisted living facility bring new road changes, but we've got the easy detours for you!

Knock, Knock: Who's There? Word-to-the-Wise Warning about Fundraising
Reports of unauthorized fundraising in nearby communities puts Clayton on alert 

Saving the Earth, One Tractor-Trailer of Electronics at a Time
Clayton's FREE Electronics Recycling Event attracts nearly 200 car-loads

Fire Department Rolls Out the Red Carpet
October 14th Open House lets public explore the world of Emergency Responders

Feeding the Growing Cultural Arts Appetite
Clayton Awards $10,000 Grant to Two Community Groups

Clayton Hosts Hundreds for NC Senior Games State Finals 
Cutthroat Cornhole Competition and Bocce Ball Battle

Main Street Fire Sparks Community Giving 
Community groups and generous individuals come to aid of 4 families, including 10-month old

Who Says Mainstreet America is Dying?  Downtown "Tunes Up"
An innovative new series helping business owners thrive and attract new customers

Town Leaders Take Mystery Out of Recyling!
Everything you need to know about what you can and can't recycle in Clayton

Clayton Harvest & Music Festival 2012 Draws Record Crowd!
An estimated 18-20,000 peopel packed Main Street for a gorgeous weekend of music, food & fun!

National TV Program to Feature Clayton
Terry Bradshaw, a super bowl-winning football star and Fox Sports broadcaster, will speak for the town

Public Information Officer Stacy Beard Begins Work
A first for the town

East Coast Greenway to Link with Clayton
The move will link Clayton with all the major cities along the eastern seaboard

Final Phase of Street Work Underway
Streets slated for work include East Joyner Street, Durham Street, Parrish Street, Hobbs Street and John Street, which will get an extensive rebuilding

Town's Cable TV Channel has New Programs
Residents are getting much more content on TCTV Cable Channel 11 

Town of Clayton has New Facebook Page
The town’s page is: Town of Clayton, NC

Town Infrastructure Improvements
A quick rundown of projects in progress or recently completed

 

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Recent news of interest