Wooden Frog Carved with  Chainsaw Standing in front of Clayton Library
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Discover the Plasma
Grifols is excited about plasma! Last school year, 3 area schools piloted the program and now Grifols is excited to announce that "Discover the Plasma" will be rolled out to all of the 8th grade students in the Johnston County School system!
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HUGE Economic Advantages Scored for Town of Clayton, Johnston County & NC!
Novo Nordisk executive, Gary Lohr congratulates Town leaders
It's OFFICIAL! Clayton was chosen as the location for a $1.85 billion economic investment by diabetes pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk. They will build a 200,000 sq-ft facility to manufacture the diabetes products in the U.S. for the first time. This brings nearly 700 jobs - A BOOST to Clayton and Johnston County!
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Public Art Adviisory Board Needs You!
PAAB Opening
The Public Arts Advisory Board is seeking two volunteers to serve on this creative and active board. The Public Arts Advisory Board consists of nine members who help to advise on the acquisition, loan, placement, maintenance, display and disposal of public art and artworks contracted for, placed on, and/or erected on property of the Town of Clayton. Meetings are held at the Clayton Center the third Tuesday of each month and begin at 5:00 p.m. Please complete an application and return to the Town Clerk no later than Tuesday, September 15, 2015.
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What's Your Favorite Sculpture? VOTE NOW!
Vote for People's Choice Award
It's time to cast your vote for the People's Choice Award! The 3rd Annual Clayton Sculpture Trail brings some firsts to our popular public art project - the first exhibit by a Clayton artist and the first piece created with a chainsaw! Pick your favorite by voting in our online survey, on Facebook or by paper ballot.
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Planning a Yard Sale?
Yard Sale in driveway
Are you trying to get rid of clutter before the new school year begins? Yard sales are a great way to do that and yes, you can have a yard sale in the Town of Clayton. There are a few rules you must follow to keep the town looking great and your neighbors happy!
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Fall Friends of the Library Book Sale!
Are you ready for your next adventure? The Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library is gearing up for its Fall Book Sale September 11-14. This event is sponsoted by the Friends of the Library. It promises to be a huge hit! The monies raised will help to support our library. Come out and take a look at the bargains!
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Knock-knock! Door-to-door Sales
Have you ever had someone knock on your door in the middle of family dinner trying to sell you something? Ever worried that the people dropped off by a van in your neighborhood pushing magazine subscriptions are really just trying to scam you or case your home? The Town requires a permit for those kinds of sales, so click here and arm yourself with information about how to protect yourself!
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From the Library to your Living Room
Best-selling authors. New release titles. Classics and crowd-pleasers. Hocutt-Ellington Memorial's new digital eBooks are now LIVE and ready for you to start reading! We've just launched Overdrive, one of the top-rated eBook apps that allows you to borrow eBooks and stream videos...anywhere, anytime! Come by the library and get your NEW library card TODAY and start exploring our brand new catalog!
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Water Quality Reports Available!
Our 2014 Water Quality Reports are available for you! We have two reports that cover the Town - the main report and the Riverwood report, which is serviced by another system. We've been diligent over the years to provide ourselves with drinking water that meets all state and federal standards!
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Latest News
  • We have PROUD local Town of Clayton and Johnston County Leaders, and One PROUD Governor - Thank you Novo Nordisk! Following more than six months of negotiations between Novo Nordisk executives, ...

  • Special Meeting of the Town of Clayton Council & Johnston County Board of Commissioners TODAY! On Wednesday, August 26, 2015 the special meeting will begin at 12:30 PM at the Johnston County ...

  • The frail, 16-year-old, arthritic, blind and deaf white miniature poodle went from wandering lost girl to Massachusetts to Superstar during the past week. All because two Animal Control Officers car...

  • You’ve probably driven by it a million times.  That big complex on U.S. 70 just east of the Town of Clayton.  It’s the buildings with the big blue sign out front reading, “Grifols.”    Maybe yo...

  • Clayton Animal Control Officer Helps Return Deaf, Blind Poodle to Owner On Sunday, August 23rd a plane from Massachusetts will land at the Johnston Regional Airport about 11:30 AM.  The pilot and ...

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