28,285 Gallon Sewer Spill Reported In Clayton

Damage to a sewer line is being blamed for a 28,285 gallons sewage spill in the Town of Clayton. Officials said the spill occurred Thursday,...

Clayton Votes 4-1 To Approve Budget Which Raises Property Tax Rate 18 Percent

In a 4-to-1 vote Monday night, the Clayton Town Council adopted a $29.7 million budget that will create higher taxes and user...

Former Harbor Inc. Official Indicted For Embezzlement

A former official at Harbor Inc. in Smithfield, a non-profit agency that helps victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, has been indicted by...

Teen Driver Crashes Car During 105 MPH Chase

A Johnston County teenager crashed his car during a short chase that quickly reached speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. Around 1:45am Saturday,...

Sgt. Keith Garner Named Clayton Police Officer Of The Year

CLAYTON - There are 50 employees of the Clayton Police Department and to be named Officer of the Year is quite an accomplishment. Every year,...

Clayton Teen Indicted For Beating, Robbery Of Handicapped Grandfather

A Clayton teenager has been named in a three count criminal indictment for the alleged assault and robbery of his own grandfather. It happened on...

Clayton Man Charged With DWI

A 34-year-old Clayton man has been charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of an impairing substance A Clayton Police Officer was stationed...

Shoplifting Suspect Found Hiding In Trunk Of Car, Drenched In Mountain Dew

A Wilson woman was charged with shoplifting from the Clayton Walmart after she was allegedly found trying to hide in the trunk of her...

Clayton High Student Wins Prestigious Sam Narron Baseball Award

Clayton High student Trey Deutsch was awarded the Sam Narron Baseball Award at a special ceremony on Thursday, May 23rd. The award celebrates a...

Town of Clayton Budget Includes An 18 Percent Property Tax Increase

Former councilman speaks against large tax increases Water and sewer fees up 15.8% $18 million Parks & Rec Bond being considered in November 2019 A public hearing...