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Vote Now for the Sculpture Trail $1,000 People's Choice Winner!
Sculpture Trail People's Choice Voting Announcement
Who will take home the prestigious title and that cool $1,000 prize? The choice is YOURS and the time is NOW! Each year, the Town of Clayton Public Art Advisory Board helps bring to our Town new, unique sculptures created by artists from across the state and beyond. Just select your favorite sculpture from the 13 listed below and let us know why you think it deserves the $1,000 People's Choice Award! Voting ends Monday, May 14, and we will announce the winner Friday, May 18 at the first show of the Town Square Concert Series in Downtown Clayton!
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April 28 is Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Johnston County
Need to get rid of some household chemicals, old batteries or leftover medicine? Drop them off at the Johnston County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, scheduled for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena. Click here for details, including a full list of what you can drop off!
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Sign up NOW for FREE Teen Police Academy
Conducting traffic stops, going through an interactive police weapons simulation, and visiting the Johnston County jail - those are just some of the activities Town of Clayton teenagers can experience in our annual week-long summer academy conducted by the Town of Clayton Police Department. The academy is aimed at providing positive interaction with police officers and educating young people about the challenges and responsibility of police work. This free academy will run from July 16-20, 2018 and is open to teens ages 15-18 years old. The academy will start at 9 a.m. and dismiss at 2 p.m. each day. Apply today!
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Town of Clayton Calling?
Are you a Town of Clayton electric customer? You might be getting a phone call about us through April 20th! We know everyone is weary of scam calls (as you should be!), but while these calls may show a phone exchange from Connecticut, they ARE authorized for the Town of Clayton. Callers will NOT ask you for personal information, will NOT be selling you anything, and will only take a few minutes. We want to know how we're doing as your hometown electric provider! So we've partnered with ElectriCities and GreatBlue Research to conduct a quick opinion survey.
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US 70 Median CLOSES at Fayetteville Street
Trying to get to Clayton High School? Heading to The Clayton Center​? Destined for Downtown Clayton, NC​? Starting April 10, you won't be able to turn left off US 70 eastbound onto Fayetteville Street to do any of those things! Check out this traffic alert from the North Carolina Department of Transportation​ and learn more about this huge safety and traffic improvement project that will be going on for the rest of the year!
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Long-Awaited Greenway Bridge Replaced & Open!
The popular Clayton River Walk on the Neuse greenway took a hit during Hurricane Matthew when floodwaters knocked out a popular bridge near Marks Creek and Charleston Drive. A brand new pre-fabricated steel bridge is now installed and open for your walking, running and biking pleasure! The Town of Clayton secured funding from FEMA and obtained environmental/safety approvals at the state level to help bring this improved bridge. Clean-up work is still underway so please use caution as you get out to enjoy!
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Early Registration Open for 35th Annual Clayton Road Race – USATF Sanctioned 5K, Health Walk and Tot Trot on May 12, 2018
Have you ever wanted to run through the scenic streets of Downtown Clayton? Now’s your chance! The 35th Annual Clayton Road Race is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, May 12, complete with a chip-timed, USA Track & Field sanctioned 5K race for runners ages 7 and up – a 5K health walk for those who just want to get outside and enjoy our beautiful Town – and a 0.1 tot trot for the little ones! Register by Sunday, April 22 and pay just $25!
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Water may smell like chlorine, but it’s safe to drink
Until early April, residents in and around Clayton may notice a chlorine scent coming from their tap water. This is normal, and it's still perfectly safe to drink. Johnston County is doing an annual treatment, and most people won't notice any change. Click for more info.
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2016 Clayton Water Quality Reports Available!
2016 Water Quality Report Results
Our Annual Water Quality Reports for 2016 are now available! Click here for the most recent Town of Clayton Water Quality Report, which covers the majority of Town. There's a separate 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, 2016
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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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