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On Sunday, May 22nd at 2 p.m. the Clayton Fire Department and Clayton Police Department will go head-to-head in the 3rd Annual "Battle of the Badges" softball game. Rain unfortunately postponed the first date, but this duel of epic proportions is back on for the 22nd at 2 p.... Read More

Art is everywhere in Clayton. It’s in Town Hall, in our Town Squares – and at the end of April – it’s being showcased in our downtown businesses!

On Saturday, April 30 from 1 – 4 p.m., local artists will fill our shops, restaurants and professional offices during the fir... Read More

The Clayton Police Department is proud to present a survey of its accomplishments, accolades and activities from 2015 with the release of its Annual Report. 

Clayton Police Chief R.W. Bridges delivered the highlights to the Town Council at April 18's work session, and the full repo... Read More

Make new friends and enjoy some friendly competition at our FREE Family Game Day drop-in event THIS Saturday at the Clayton Library!

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Bring a game of your own to play or choose from our selection - including card games, LEGO's... Read More

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 30 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena. That’s located at 520 County Home Road, next ... Read More

The Johnston County Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc will host “Taking Strides Against Family Violence,” a 5K run/walk on Saturday, April 2 to raise awareness of family violence and funding for Harbor, Inc. - a non-profit in Johnston County that serves to educate th... Read More

Calling All Teens! Volunteer to mentor an elementary school student!

We know our local students are always looking for great community volunteering hours. How great would it  be– just once a week for a half hour - to open a child's eyes to the magic of a great ... Read More

The Town of Clayton is littered with historic homes and properties - they're what help give our town character and charm.  Did you know you can earn tax credits for fixing one of them up?! 

The North Carolina legislature recently adopted a new historic rehabilitation tax credit pro... Read More

Today, Mayor Jody McLeod stood in the middle of a Clayton corn field to join Governor Pat McCrory, several members of the United States Congress and leaders from the largest insulin manufacturer in the world to shovel the first few piles of dirt in what will be the biggest pharmaceutical i... Read More


Your cart will not be emptied if Waste Management, our solid waste contractor, sees plastic bags!! 

Please DO NOT PUT PLASTIC BAGS in your recycling cart! Throw everything in loose - bottles, cans, paper - as long as it's dry... Read More

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