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Jordan Parah's "Fly Me To The Moon" wins People's Choice for 2016-17 Clayton Sculpture Trail
The people have spoken! Following a seven week March Madness-style tournament, you chose Jordan Parah's abstract work "Fly Me To The Moon" – located outside Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library – as the People's Choice winner for the 2016-17 Clayton Sculpture Trail.
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Clayton Police names Erick Martinez as 2016 Officer of the Year
As first responders to all kinds of emergencies, a police officer who knows how to think outside the lawbook may be the difference between life and death for someone suffering a medical emergency. Our 2016 Clayton Police Officer of the Year, Erick Martinez, showed that kind of lifesaving judgement on two occasions.
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Town of Clayton Picked to Host 2018 NC Main Street Conference
We got it! The Town of Clayton and the Clayton Downtown Development Association are excited to announce that we’ve been selected to host the 2018 North Carolina Main Street Conference! Set to span three days next March, the conference will bring hundreds to Clayton from all over North Carolina!
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Two Greenway Sections Remain Closed
Two sections of our popular Clayton River Walk on the Neuse & Sam's Branch greenways remain closed for repairs. Having greenways along the river make for scenic trails, but the proximity to water brings challenges. Hurricane Matthew's flood waters took out a bridge and delayed repairs at a utility station along the river. Check the map for how you can get around these closures.
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Community Renews Effort to Build Clayton's First Universal Playground
There's new energy and some amazing people behind the renewed efforts to build Clayton's first Universal Playground at East Clayton Community Park. Clayton Community Recreational Foundation, Inc partnered with the Town of Clayton to make this inclusive playground a reality. The non-profit has joined forces with T&T Creative Group to raise $700,000 in the next year. You've got to hear the Clayton mom in this video talk about how MUCH this playground is needed - ALL children of ALL abilities should be able to play together!
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Get Fit in 2017 with Clayton Parks & Recreation!
Keeping that New Year's resolution to get healthy is easy with Clayton Parks and Recreation! Check out ALL the fitness classes starting in the next few weeks and sign up TODAY! There's morning, afternoon, evening...classes for all ages and abilities! SIZZLE, DanceOFF, cardioTone, Barre Fusion, Mature Movers, Pilates? You name it we have it!
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Please DO NOT PUT PLASTIC BAGS in your recycling cart! Throw everything in loose - bottles, cans, paper - it can all be sorted at the recycling plant. But DO NOT PUT your recycling in plastic grocery bags or garbage bags! They can clog the sorting machines and SHUT DOWN the ENTIRE recycling plant! If drivers see plastic bags in your cart, they'll leave a notice that they could not pick up your cart.
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Clayton Water Quality Reports Available!
Our Annual Water Quality Reports for 2015 are now available! Click here for the most recent Town of Clayton Water Quality Report, which covers the majority of Town. We've also got a separate Town of Clayton North Water Quality Report, which covers customers who live in Riverwood Athletic Club. These reports cover all the testing that we have done from January 1 through December 31, 2015.
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Novo Nordisk Breaks Ground on $1.8 Billion Clayton Plant
It's a great day for Clayton! Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk broke ground March 28 on a $1.8 BILLION insulin plant at its Clayton campus. The construction alone will create 2,500 jobs, and the plant will employ almost 700 workers at an average salary of $68,000 when it opens in 2020. In his remarks, Mayor Jody McLeod reflected on the outstanding partnership Novo Nordisk and the Town of Clayton have forged over the past 20 years.
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Beauty Queens, Hiking Trail Network and Regional Transportation Plans on Monday's Work Session Agenda
Meet our new Miss Clayton for 2017; learn about a nearby nature preserve under development; and see regional transportation plans for the next 20 years! It's all happening 6:30 p.m. Monday at The Clayton Center!
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