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Spotlight Clayton
Fall Friends of the Library Book Sale: Sept. 9, 10 & 12
Attention bargain-hunting book hounds!! Mark your calendars for Sept. 9, 10 and 12 for the Friends of the Library fall book sale to support Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library! Where else can you get a whole grocery bag full of books and support a good cause!
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Facilities Closed for Labor Day Garbage & Recycling One Day Behind
All Town of Clayton facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 for Labor Day. That includes The Clayton Center, Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library, the Clayton Community Center and Town Hall. Garbage, recycling or yard waste routes will run a day late for the entire week.
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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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Clayton Police & Church Leaders Come Together
In the wake of events that have strained police and community relations across the nation, Clayton Police Chief R.W. Bridges invited local church leaders for an informal gathering this week, hoping to shed light on emerging issues and strengthen the local bonds and lines of communication with his force.
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Tree-Trimming Underway!
Town of Clayton Tree Trimming Annual Schedule for Electric Department
Limbs falling on a power line. That's one of the most common causes of widespread power outages And that's exactly why, every year, the Town of Clayton and our awesome Clayton Public Power team initiate our tree-trimming program. For the next several weeks, you’ll see professional tree trimming crews from Burford’s Tree Company in Clayton's neighborhood trimming branches and limbs around electric lines.
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Clayton K9 Recognized for Tracking Suspect in Drain Pipe
Clayton Police Officer Justin Vause and his K-9 partner “Major” have once again garnered big recognition for their outstanding police work. The U.S. Police Canine Association recently honored the duo with the Region II Case of the Quarter for their work busting two teens suspected of breaking into multiple cars across Johnston County and stealing a vehicle. For “Major’s” part, the K9 tracked a suspect 400 yards through the woods, across a creek and into a neighborhood before finding the man hiding in a drainage pipe.
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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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Clayton Town Council Sets Timeline for Manager Hiring
The process to replace long-time Clayton Town Manager Steve Biggs is already underway. The timeline for this process will be deliberate and brisk – with the Council planning to offer the job to a manager in mid-August. That would likely put the new manager’s start date in Clayton somewhere between mid-September and mid-November. Click here for the full timeline.
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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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Aug. 26 Downtown Movie Night: "High School Musical 2"
Bring your family and enjoy a FREE movie under the stars at Town Square. It's time to sing and dance because there's so much fun and music in Disney's hit "High School Musical 2!" The fun starts at 7 p.m. with face painting, food, Italian Ice, games and more. The movie starts at 8 p.m.!
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Latest News
  • All Town of Clayton facilities will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 for Labor Day.  E mergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1. The closures include The Clayton Cen...

  • Best bargains in Town: a whole grocery bag of books for practically nothing!   The non-profit Friends of the Library, Inc. is gearing up to host their Fall book sale at Hocutt-Ellington Memoria...

  • Outsmart the Scammers and Don't Be a Target! Saturday, August 27, 11 a.m.  – Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library Crooks and con artists are masquerading as Town of Clayton customer service employ...

  • Clayton Police Offer FREE Security Checks We all like to be told our home is beautiful, that our business looks great.  But what if someone told you your home was too attractive…too attractive for...

  • We hope you will join us Monday, Aug. 15 for the Clayton Town Council work session beginning 6:30 p.m. in the Town Council Chambers of The Clayton Center, 111 East Second Street in Downtown Clayton. ...

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