Thursday, June 24, 2021







Former Walmart Employee Changed Prices On Merchandise, Police Say

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A former employee at Walmart in Clayton has been arrested for felonious larceny. Clayton Police said they responded to Walmart on June 7th and...

Police: No Charges In Turtle Abuse Case

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No charges will be filed following an animal cruelty investigation involving a turtle. On June 10th around 5:30pm, Clayton Police were dispatched to a...

Clayton Library Launches Summer Reading Program

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CLAYTON - The Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library in Clayton is gearing up to launch this year’s Summer Reading Program, themed “Tails and Tales.” Library staff...

Clayton Board Of Adjustment Appointments

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Johnston County Commissioners have approved a request by the Clayton Town Council to make the following appointments to the Clayton Board of Adjustments representing...

Flags For Heroes

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CLAYTON - The Clayton Rotary Club placed over 1,100 flags next to the Johnston Health Hospital facility on NC 42 West, Saturday morning, in...

Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested By Police

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A Clayton man has been arrested on robbery charges stemming from the holdup of two convenience stores last month. Anthony Junior Jones, 30, of...

Higher Fire Tax Rates Proposed In 9 Communities

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Residents in nine of the 27 fire districts in Johnston County could be paying higher fire taxes beginning July 1st.   Nine fire departments are...

Large Amount Of Ammunition Stolen

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A large amount of ammunition was stolen over-the-weekend from a Johnston County home. A resident on Killington Drive in Clayton reported 5,772 rounds of...

Victim Loses $15,244 In Home Loan Scam

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A Johnston County resident lost a large sum of money in a home loan scam. In June 2020, the 69 year-old Clayton resident was...

NCDOT Opens East And Westbound Sides Of NC 42 Bridge

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CLAYTON - The NC Department of Transportation has opened both the east and westbound sides of the new Highway 42 East Bridge over the...