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Do you love to read? Maybe you love the thrill of the hunt and tracking down that rare prize? Or perhaps you just want to support your local Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library?

You'll find all-of-the-above this weekend at the Friends of the Library's Spring Book Sale at The... Read More


It's almost time for the Town of Clayton to adopt its next spending plan.

The Clayton Town Council will hold a budget workshop 2:30 p.m, Tuesday, May 1 in room GS223 of The Clayton Center, 111 East Second Street in Downtown Clayton.

Town staff has spent much of 2018 crafting a budge... Read More


Directional Services Inc., a licensed electrical and utility contractor based out of Hope Mills, will be doing some electrical work for the Town of Clayton along Vinson Road this month.

On and off for the next two weeks, drivers and residents may see crews using machines to bore underground holes in ... Read More


Sign up now for our FREE Clayton Police Youth Summer Academy!

Conducting traffic stops, going through an interactive police weapons simulation, and visiting the Johnston County jail - those are just some of the activities Town of Clayton teenagers can experience in our annual week-long summer ac... Read More


We hope you will join us 6 p.m. Monday, April 16 for the Clayton Town Council meeting at The Clayton Center, 111 East Second Street in Downtown Clayton.

You can view the full agenda packet online here, or click here to download a PDF copy. Here are the highlights:

Pu... Read More


Looking to start a garden?

Get started at the annual Johnston County Master Gardeners' Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at the Clayton Community Center, 715 Amelia Church Road.

Look for native plants, annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, house plants and more for sale, a... Read More


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Town of Clayton Cultural Arts Grants: 

$20,000 Up for Grabs in 2018

Applications due at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018

Since 2008, the Clayton Town Council has designated more than $120,000 in Cultural Arts Grants to individuals and organizations that bring art and cultural events to the... Read More


Trying to get to Clayton High School?  Heading to The Clayton Center?  Is your destination Downtown Clayton?

If you're used to turning left off US 70 eastbound onto Fayetteville Street to do any of those things - you'll have to take a detour starting TONIGHT!

Contract crews for the N... Read More


Need to get rid of some household chemicals, old batteries or leftover medicine?

Drop them off at the Johnston County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, scheduled for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena. That’s located at 520 County Home Road, ... Read More


The Town of Clayton recently lost two of its elder civic and elected leaders as former mayor Rudolph Allen and former county commissioner James Cash passed away. The Town will fly flags at half staff over the weekend in their honor.

Rudolph Faircloth Allen, born April 26, 1927, died in his home early... Read More

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