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THE HOUSE at 534 W. Main Street
Main Street will be CLOSED from Robertson to Moore streets
7 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Clayton Fire Department is conducting a live burn training eve... Read More


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 Trai... Read More


North O'Neil Street will be CLOSED between Main and First streets Wednesday, March 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ?in Downtown Clayton while our electric department connects power to The Paper Co. Project.

Northbound traffic on O'Neil will be forced to turn left, and may continue north on Fayettevi... Read More


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 &... Read More


Submit Your Creations for our 5th Annual Clayton Sculpture Trail
Deadline: Monday, April 3, 2017
Click here to apply NOW!

Winners of the 2016-17 People's Choice Awards will be announced 6 p.m. April 6
at the Clayton Visual Arts free artist reception at The Clayton Center


At... Read More


Best bargains in Town: a whole grocery bag of books for practically nothing!  

The non-profit Friends of the Library, Inc. is gearing up to host its Spring book sale at Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library to help support the Clayton Library.  Fiction, nonfiction, inspirational, cookbooks, tex... Read More


Thank you for voting in the
2016-17 Clayton Sculpture Trail People's Choice Awards!
We will announce the winner 6 p.m. April 6
at the Clayton Visual Arts free artist reception at The Clayton Center.

After six weeks of voting, it's finally time to choose a champion in the final round of the... Read More


Utility Work Alert! A small section of Front Street will be closed tomorrow and Friday between Roberston and Stalling streets near our historic City Cemetery for water main work. The closures will run from 8 am to 5 pm both Thursday and Friday, February 2-3.

We apologize for the short detour around t... Read More

We can't help but think this colorful scene of smiling children and parents is exactly the vision Mrs. Lucile Ellington Hocutt had when she deeded her home to the Town of Clayton in 1965 for a future library. Now, after more than four decades and numerous expansions, Hocutt-Elling... Read More


At the Nov. 21 work session, the Clayton Town Council set public hearings for a new charter school and a planned neighborhood, reviewed several code changes and got a request to allow golf carts on public streets.

Here are the details:

Public Hearings set for Dec. 5

North Carolina law provides for publ... Read More

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