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Kenya WallsThe Town of Clayton Human Resources Department officially welcomed a new HR Director this week. Kenya Walls began her new role as the Director of Human Resources on Aug. 30.

She will be taking over the director role from Catherine Whitley, who has served as the Interim Human Resources Director since ... Read More


Ben HowellThe Town of Clayton has hired Ben Howell as its new Planning Director, effective Aug. 30.

Howell, who served the past five years as the Long Range Planning Manager for the Town of Morrisville, brings with him 16 years of local government planning experience.

“Ben is an excellent current and long... Read More


Seated (left to right): Chris Healey, President North America Corporate Affairs, Grifols; Dr. David Johnson, JCC Preisdent; Lyn Austin, JCC Board of Trustees Chair; Jody McLeod, Town of Clayton mayor.A signing event was held Wednesday afternoon in Clayton for representatives with Grifols, Johnston Community College (JCC) and the Town of Clayton. Grifols signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) stating their intent to donate nearly 100 acres of land to JCC and the Town of Clayton. The land is l... Read More


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

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  • Clayton Fire Department is eagerly awaiting the completion of its newest asset, the ladder truck. The ladder truck is a valuable addition to the Fire Department's assembly of trucks and engines, and ...

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  • The Town of Clayton Human Resources Department officially welcomed a new HR Director this week. Kenya Walls began her new role as the Director of Human Resources on Aug. 30. She will be taking ove...

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