The Clayton Center in Snow - January 2017
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For Week Two, we've got two abstract works by artist Jordan Parah competing for your votes to win the 2016-17 Clayton Sculpture Trail People's Choice Award and a $1,000 prize!

Jordan Parah holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture and a minor in art history from East Carolina University. She... Read More


Two Smaller Sections of Greenway Remain CLOSED

Our popular greenways took a hit when the Neuse River reached almost record high flood levels following Hurricane Matthew. That damage, coupled with a long-term upgrade to a utility station, now have two sections closed and under construction along ... Read More


We hope you will join us Tuesday, Jan. 17 for the Clayton Town Council work session beginning 6:30 p.m. at The Clayton Center, 111 East Second Street in Downtown Clayton.

At the work session, the Council will set its agenda for the Feb. 6 meeting and take a first look at the matters up for consi... Read More


All Town of Clayton facilities will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

The closures include The Clayton Center, Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library, the Clayton Community Center and Town Hall &m... Read More


Here's what went down at the Jan. 3 Clayton Town Council meeting:

Council Postpones Warrick Tract Vote to Feb. 6

After more than an hour of discussion among Town staff, developers and the Council, the Town Council voted to delay its vote to approve or deny plans for a 26-lot neighborhood ... Read More


Nearly 60 different municipalities across the state have been given permission by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to participate in a specified Urban Archery season.  After receiving interest from Town of Clayton residents and after careful consideration by Town Council, the To... Read More


 Town of Clayton Facilities Back to Normal Hours Wednesday
Garbage, Recycling & Yard Waste Collection Caught Up & Running Normal Days!
Get those Containers to the Curb on Your Normal Pick-up Days! 

Clayton may not have seen the 5 to 9 inches of predicted snow, but the ... Read More


We hope you will join us Tuesday, Jan. 3 for the Clayton Town Council meeting beginning 6:30 p.m. at The Clayton Center, 111 East Second Street in Downtown Clayton.

You can view the full agenda packet online here, or click here to download a PDF copy. Here are the highlights:

January is... Read More


Town of Clayton Police want to warn drivers about a rash of recent car break-ins in Clayton.

Seven different cars have been hit in the last 6 days all over Clayton. They began last Thursday and continued after Christmas. The cars have been parked at gyms, at a greenway parking lot, even a church.

Duri... Read More

We can't help but think this colorful scene of smiling children and parents is exactly the vision Mrs. Lucile Ellington Hocutt had when she deeded her home to the Town of Clayton in 1965 for a future library. Now, after more than four decades and numerous expansions, Hocutt-Elling... Read More

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