Posted on: September 19, 2022
Are you interested in learning more about Clayton? Do you want to be a part of shaping the future of development in the town? If so, we encourage you to attend the open house for Planning’s Codify Clayton Project on Sept. 29.
Members of...Read on...
Posted on: September 12, 2022
Lifelong Clayton resident, Aldine Parrish, celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 10, surrounded by family, friends, and firefighters.
Mrs. Parrish was born on Sept. 13, 1922, and throughout the last century, she has collecte...Read on...
Posted on: September 6, 2022
The Clayton Town Council has selected Rich Cappola to serve as the next town manager. The council voted unanimously to appoint Cappola during their meeting on Sept. 6.
Cappola has served as the interim town manager since May 2021. For the past fi...Read on...
Posted on: August 30, 2022
Heidi Holland has been selected to serve as the new town clerk for the Town of Clayton.
Holland has served as the deputy town clerk for the town for the past four years and as both the deputy town clerk and the executive assistant to the town ma...Read on...
Posted on: August 26, 2022
The Clayton Police Department has expanded its School Resource Officer (SRO) Program, and for the first time in the Town’s history, a Clayton Police Officer will serve as the SRO for Clayton High School.
The Clayton Town Council has ap...Read on...
Posted on: August 24, 2022
The Town of Clayton Electric Department has welcomed Allen Turnage as the new Electric Director.
Turnage is replacing former Electric Director Dale Medlin, who retired earlier this year after 18 years of service to the Town.
Posted on: August 18, 2022
Clayton, North Carolina has upgraded its retail recruitment service to include Downtown Strategies.
Posted on: August 16, 2022
G-Force Robotics, the first high school all-girls robotics team in Johnston County, is making a positive impact within the Clayton community. The team of 12 young women is the largest all-girls robotics team in North Carolina. While hard at work coding, b...Read on...
Posted on: August 8, 2022
The Town of Clayton has welcomed two apprentices to its Water Resources Department, Michael Ratley and Ilona Williams, thanks to a program through the North Carolina Rural Water Association (NCRWA).
The two-year training program provides the educa...Read on...
Posted on: August 4, 2022
The Clayton Center is now the home of a new, community-focused theatre company thanks to the efforts of two Clayton High School (CHS) educators, Andrew Wade and Ann Meigs.
Wade, the artistic director, has been a performer professionally for the p...Read on...
Posted on: July 29, 2022
The Town of Clayton is thrilled to recognize today as International System Administrator’s Appreciation Day! This holiday celebrates the professionals who are working around the clock in order to keep our digital world running. System administrators are t...Read on...
Posted on: July 28, 2022
The Town of Clayton is excited to celebrate National Intern Day. The Town’s Summer Intern Program provides college students with opportunities to gain experience in their field of interest, make professional connections, and explore a career in ...Read on...
Posted on: July 23, 2022
The Town of Clayton has officially unveiled Donald “Clyde” Sinclair Park in honor of the former Harlem Globetrotter.
The Town held a special ceremony on July 23, to rename All-Star Park, located at 400 E. Front Street, to Dona...Read on...
Posted on: July 22, 2022
The books at Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library have many stories to tell. Because of the compassion and generosity of one local family, the library’s collection of books and stories is growing.
Bryant and Kara Carroll are the parents of two daug...Read on...
Posted on: July 18, 2022
The official Municipal Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Monday, July 18, 2022. Clayton Parks and Recreation extends many thanks everyone who helped bring this project to life and is excited to share this space with the community.
Posted on: July 11, 2022
The Town has initiated a rezoning project to address zoning irregularities for 65 Town-owned properties that are currently under the wrong zoning district(s). Per the Town of Clayton’s Unified Development Code, the Town must rezone these 65 prop...Read on...
Posted on: July 1, 2022
As part of a comprehensive update of the development process, the Planning and Engineering Departments are announcing several changes effective July 1, 2022.
These changes are being made to streamline Town processes with the goal to better servic...
Posted on: June 24, 2022
The historic Clayton Center, located in downtown Clayton, is under new leadership and is looking to head in new and exciting directions.
Steven Langston, a 19-year staff member, has been named the Interim Director of The Clayton Center by the Town of Clayt...Read on...
Posted on: June 9, 2022
John Mack began his new role as the Director of Information Systems (IS) on May 23. Mack will be the first IS Director the Town has had in nearly 12 years. The last person to serve in this role for the Town was Chief Information Officer Angela Tousey, who...Read on...
Posted on: May 18, 2022
Town of Clayton staff and the consultant (Alta Planning + Design) will be at the Farmers' Market on Saturday, June 4, to gather additional input, provide more information, and answer any questions the public may have about this plan.
Posted on: May 18, 2022
Clayton is sending three linemen to compete and judge in the 23rd Annual North Carolina Association of Municipal Electric Systems Lineman's Rodeo. The NCAMES is a non-profit association and an affiliate of the NC League of Municipalities. NCAMES ...Read on...
Posted on: May 17, 2022
The Codify Clayton project is an initiative being undertaken by the Town to review and update its Unified Development Code, which establishes basic rules for how land may be used.
Posted on: April 25, 2022
The Clayton Downtown Development Association, Downtown Clayton, NC, and The Clayton Center are excited to host the first Downtown Family Night this Saturday, April 30, at 6 pm in Town Square!
These will be similar to a Movie Nigh...Read on...
Posted on: March 31, 2022
The Town of Clayton has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for providing reliable and safe electric service.
Clayton Public Power earned the Gold RP3 designation, which lasts for thre...Read on...
Posted on: March 29, 2022
Beginning Monday, April 18, the section of the Sam’s Branch Greenway between Covered Bridge Road and the Ashcroft Subdivision will be closing to the public.
The closure is needed as a public safety measure, while a new transmission pipeline is p...Read on...
Posted on: March 21, 2022
Back & better than ever! The 2022 Concert Series is complete with Food Trucks, Beer and Wine, Bounce House, a face painter and Live Music!
Learn More on the Event Page
Posted on: March 16, 2022
Early this week, the Town of Clayton Streets Department attended the largest annual truck show in the US, NTEA Work Truck Week in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The show featured the town's first hook lift truck, complete with a snowplow, a cradle salt spreader, a...Read on...
Posted on: March 3, 2022
Major renovations are officially underway at the 65-acre East Clayton Community Park.
The park will receive $6.2 Million in upgrades including two lighted artificial turf fields, expanded parking, and accessibility improvements as part of the $18...Read on...
Posted on: February 8, 2022
The Town of Clayton officially began construction of the town’s new $200 million water reclamation facility.
“This is the largest capital project that our town has ever undertaken,” said Interim Town of Clayton Manager Rich Cappola.
The ...Read on...
Posted on: January 19, 2022
At the Jan. 18 Town Council meeting, Police Chief Greg Tart had the honor of presenting the Life Saving Award to four Clayton Police Department employees. These men took action in the face of danger to help individuals who, without immediate assistance, w...Read on...
Posted on: December 22, 2021
Detective Brantley has been with the Clayton Police Department for over 14 years. He has spent most of his time in the patrol division serving as a Patrol Officer, with 8 of those years being a K9 handler with his partner Abel. Jamie has also served as a ...Read on...
Posted on: November 22, 2016
Clayton residents will soon see the beginning stages of construction on the new Municipal Park in Downtown Clayton.
Municipal Park, located at 325 McCullers St., is the Town’s first and oldest park, with many of its current features dating back to the earl...Read on...
Posted on: November 22, 2016
People often ask themselves, “What would I do in an emergency?” It is hard to know the answer to that question if you have never faced danger. It’s even more difficult in the context of a business, church, school, or community organization. Officer Neal J...Read on...
Posted on: November 22, 2016
The new field is part of a partnership between the Town and the high school, which will help expand recreational and community involvement opportunities for both parties.
The Town of Clayton and Clayton High School celebrated the completion of a new artifi...Read on...