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Super Saturday - TONS of Events TODAY!
There is SO much going on today - Saturday, April 29, 2017! Get rid of all that junk in your garage for free, show your love and walk for those with Alzheimer's in Johnston County, win a Downtown Clayton shopping spree and support local artists & businesses, and rock the block and enjoy free food grilled by Clayton Police with the awesome teens at our library! ALL FREE! TODAY!
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Public Hearings on 72 Apartments, Updates on Cooper Elementary on May 1 Council Agenda
You don't want to miss Monday's meeting! The princiapal of Cooper Elementary will talk about BIG CHANGES coming to her school, and the Council hold public hearings on a new apartment complex and more! We hope you will join us 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 1 at The Clayton Center!
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April 29 is Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Johnston County
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 29 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena. Click here for details, including a full list of what you can drop off!

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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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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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