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Posted on: December 22, 2021

History in the Making: Local Travel Baseball Team on the Rise

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Clayton's 5 Star Carolina Railroaders travel baseball team (part of the 5 Star Carolina Baseball Organization) began back in 2017 as a part of the Clayton Railroaders organization with multiple age groups as an effort to strengthen Clayton&ap...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Chamber Executive of The Year 2021: CCOC's Dana Wooten

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Clayton Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Dana Wooten, was named Chamber Executive of The Year by the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. This award recognizes Wooten’s ambitious vision for Clayton, her dedication to ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Latin American Festival comes to Clayton

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The Harvest Festival is a fall staple in Clayton. In previous years over 30,000 people have attended the festival and participated in the fun and feasting. After a COVID-19 induced cancellation last year, Harvest Festival is back. This year the Clayton Ch...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Big Dreams and Buttermilk Pie: Tiesha Whittaker Is Named Pastry Chef of the Year 2021

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Tiesha Whittaker with her award, 2021 Pastry Chef of the Year. Photo credit: Eamon Queeny for the NCRLA.

Tiesha Whittaker has a passion for baking, and in August, her talents were recognized. Whittaker was one of the 48 chefs chosen to compete in the North...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

FALSE NEGATIVE: An Evening with John Waters

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John Waters is a man of many monikers: The Prince of Puke, The Duke of Dirt, The Sultan of Sleaze.  Anyway you put it, he is famed the world over for his trash epics including, Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Desperate Living, Polyester, Serial M...

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