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Families will have lots of opportunities to break out their Halloween costumes this year in Clayton!

Halloween falls on a Tuesday, but we're starting the fun the week before with four free Halloween-themed story times at Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library!

On Friday, Oct. 27 we've got... Read More



The Town of Clayton is beginning work to create a disc golf course at East Clayton Community Park. 

The work will last 7-10 days, depending on weather.

What’s happening? We’re closing the entire back gravel portion ... Read More



Lottery tickets, credit cards, bullets and even a $6,000 check!!??
Can you believe what Grifols employees have uncovered on the roadside of US 70 in Clayton?
For the past 25 years, these dedicated corporate community members have donned orange vests and braved the speeding traffic to keep ... Read More


All Town of Clayton facilities will be closed Friday, April 14 for Good Friday. If you have an emergency, call 911.

Good Friday and Easter will NOT affect garbage, recycling or yard waste collection, so put your bins out as usual Friday and Monday.

The Good Friday facility closures include&n... Read More


SUNDAY 9 AM UPDATE: The search has been called off - after the missing kayaker was located at work in Youngsville, Franklin County, this morning. 

When Youngsville Police were able to talk to the man this morning, the man said he did not realize there had been a large search for him. He reported... 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 22 at the Clayton Community Center, 715 Amelia Church Road.

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


We got it! We got it!

CLAYTON SCORES BIG IN STATE-WIDE PARK GRANT: Town Moves One Step Closer to Building Unique Inclusive Playground!

Town of Clayton Parks & Recreation staff are incredibly excited to announce that we’ve been selected to receive $89,810 from a super competitive statewide pa... Read More


In their latest push to spread the joy of rugby in our area, several Clayton Rugby Football Club players dropped by Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library last week to donate a selection of books about the sport to our collection.

The books range from “R is for Rugby” – which t... Read More


Two Smaller Sections of Greenway Remain CLOSED

Our popular greenways took a hit when the Neuse River reached almost record high flood levels following Hurricane Matthew. That damage, coupled with a long-term upgrade to a utility station, now have two sections closed and under construction along ... Read More


We hope you will join us Tuesday, Jan. 17 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 Feb. 6 meeting and take a first look at the matters up for consi... Read More

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