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CYC Project DeliveriesClayton Parks and Recreation’s Clayton Youth Council (CYC) earned two top honors at this year’s State Youth Council Spring Convention.

The CYC is a teen-run volunteer organization for high school students in Clayton. The council is made up of 56 members and was recognized at a virtual sta... Read More


BrochureWhat’s in your medicine cabinet?

If it’s unused or expired medications – either prescription or over the counter – the Clayton Police Department, in partnership with SafeKids Johnston County, can help you dispose of them safely.

Operation Medicine Drop (OMD) is scheduled for Fr... Read More


Crime Scene Van ExteriorClayton Police Department’s latest investment in a new vehicle has already paid off for the department’s Crime Scene Investigations Unit.  

The vehicle – a 2021 Ford Transit 250 high top van – was used at two major crime scenes in the past 10 days. One, an armed robbery a... Read More


Registration is opening soon for the Clayton Parks and Recreation Department’s Camp Clayton summer camp.

The 2021 Camp Clayton theme is “Camp Wayback,” and it will run Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The eight-week camp will begin on Monday, June 7 and end on Friday, Au... Read More


Town of Clayton had a discharge of untreated wastewater on March 19 caused by rags, rocks and debris in the sewer line. Approximately 1,400 gallons of untreated wastewater was released from a manhole near Amelia Church Rd behind 11351 US Hwy 70 Business W. The untreated wastewater entered a storm dr... Read More


To pedestrians and bicyclists who regularly use Clayton’s trails and greenways, Officer Neal Johnson is becoming a familiar, friendly face. He not only offers trails users a wave and a smile when’s he’s riding the trails on an ATV, he gives them a sense of security knowing that the... Read More


Veteran law enforcement professional and Clayton native Greg Tart was sworn in as Clayton Chief of Police Friday by Johnston County Superior Court Judge Thomas Lock in a small ceremony held at The Clayton Center.

Johnston County Sheriff Steve Bizzell, District Attorney Susan Doyle, Town Council membe... Read More


UpKeep has named Town Manager JD Solomon as one of “100 People in Maintenance That You Should Follow."

UpKeep is a global company founded in 2015. It is dedicated to making maintenance software easier to use and adopt.

According to UpKeep, “Making sure society runs smoothly isn’... Read More


Clayton Public Power is participating in residential and commercial telephone surveys as part of a long-term planning study. The purpose of the survey is to measure opinions of residents and business owners regarding the electric service received from Clayton Public Power, as well as communication p... Read More


As North Carolina’s numbers continue to show improvement and vaccine distribution increases, Gov. Roy Cooper announced Feb. 24 that the state will carefully ease some of its COVID-19 restrictions. Executive Order No. 195 will take effect Friday, Feb.26, at 5 pm and will expire March 26 at 5 pm... Read More

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