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Rich Cappola (center) is sworn is as Interim Town Manager by Clayton Mayor Jody McLeod (right) on Thursday, May 6. Standing between them is Rich’s wife Lauren, along with their three daughters.Rich Cappola was sworn in as the Interim Town Manager for the Town of Clayton on May 6 at 4:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

Cappola, who has worked with the Town for the past four years, was joined by his wife, Lauren, and three daughters during a special swearing-in ceremony.

“I am looking forward to ser... Read More


Town of Clayton Finance Director Robert McKie reads Moody's Investors Service bond rating letterMoody’s Investors Service announced that it has upgraded the rating on the Town of Clayton’s general obligation bonds from Aa2 to Aa1.

Aa rated obligations are judged to be of high quality and are subject to very low credit risk. Aa1 is the highest level in the Aa category assigned by Moo... 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


Starting on March 1 through the end of March, residents in and around Clayton may notice the scent of chlorine coming from their tap water.

This is normal.

Your water will still be safe to drink and to use for cooking, bathing and all other household purposes. If you are especially sensitive... Read More


The Clayton Town Council approved the appointment of J.D. Solomon as Town Manager during its Monday, Jan. 4, meeting. Solomon has served in the position as interim since Sept. 1, 2020. 

Prior to his appointment as interim town manager, the 30-year resident of Clayton had worked with the Town on ... Read More


If someone at the Town of Clayton needs to make a purchase, Johnny Stanley has always been the go-to guy. 

Johnny came to the Town as its sole Purchasing Agent on Dec. 15, 2003. Now, on Jan. 1, 2021, after more than 17 years in the position, ... Read More


The Clayton Town Council honored former Clayton Planning Director James “Skip” Browder at its Monday, Dec. 22, meeting by adopting a resolution to rename what is known as the Steel Bridge along the Sam’s Branch Greenway the Skip Browder Bridge.&nb... Read More


Police Chief, Firefighter, World War II veteran, cemetery supervisor, streets supervisor, building maintenance and sanitation manager…you name it, if there was a way to serve his community, Roy Ellis was doing it. We’re not sure there’s another person who’s served in as many... Read More


Want to make a difference in your community? Then grab a spot on one of our many advisory boards - these volunteers get to have their say in everything from public art to park planning to public safety...that's a lot of P's! But we need a lot of public support to pull off all the town does!

L... Read More


Weekly Loose Leaf Collection is Underway!
Our 4-month season always runs Oct. 1 to Jan. 31st
Set those leaves just behind the curb & PLEASE no rocks, sticks or dirt!

If you're containerizing your leaves:
All Star WILL BE ENFORCING our 2015 Town Ordinance:
NO YARD WASTE... Read More

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