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UPDATE: The library will be CLOSED until Saturday, Dec. 16 while we complete the heaviest parts of the renovations. We had originally planned to reopen Thursday.

Our computers will be unavailable until Monday, Dec. 18. In the meantime, we recommend patrons visit the Clayton N.C. Works Career Cen... Read More


Clayton's got such a variety of holiday events going on Saturday, there's no excuse to be Scrooge this weekend!

You'll want to be downtown at 3 p.m. for the Clayton Rotary Christmas Parade – a holiday tradition with a new route that promises to double the excitement and double&... Read More

NCDOT NEWS RELEASE: To ease traffic congestion and plan for expected growth, state transportation officials are finalizing a proposal to widen an eight-mile stretch of N.C. 42 in Clayton.
The proposal would widen what now is largely a two-lane road into four lanes with a divided median between ... Read More


We hope you will join us Monday, Dec. 4 for the Clayton Town Council meeting beginning 6:30 p.m. 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:

Newly Elect... Read More


Two significant heroin dealers are behind bars, one of them caught preparing the drug with a newborn baby in his home, as Clayton Police continue a months-long operation to curb drug activity in the Town of Clayton. 

The Clayton Police Narcotics Unit seized 33 bags or “stamps” of her... Read More


Downtown at Christmas

Join us THIS Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 for Clayton's beloved holiday tradition!  

Thousands of people will pack Main Street Thursday, November 30, 2017 to help bring Downtown Clayton alive with the holiday spirit for the 27th Annual Tree Lighting & Christmas Villag... Read More


After 7 years leading the Town of Clayton’s Planning Department, David DeYoung is now stepping into Clayton’s newest role - Director of Economic and Community Development. His start date is Monday, November 27 and the Town will immediately begin the search for a new Planni... Read More


All Town of Clayton facilities will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

All Star will NOT run garbage, recycling or yard waste routes on Thanksgiving, which will push back collection of Thursday&... Read More


We hope you will join us Monday, Nov. 20 for the Clayton Town Council work session beginning 6:30 p.m. at The Clayton Center, 111 East Second Street in Downtown Clayton.

At the work session, the Council will set its agenda for the Dec. 4 meeting and take a first look at the matters up for considerati... Read More


Two incumbents and 1 challenger are the winners in Tuesday's election. 


Unofficial election results with all precincts reporting showed it was a VERY close race:

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