Thursday, October 17, 2019






Heroin, Meth Seized From Clayton Home

A 28-year-old woman from Clayton has been charged with possession of heroin, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. On August 13th, Clayton Police were called to assist...

School Board Chairman Issues Statement On Transfer Of Clayton High Principal

On Tuesday, a large crowd of Clayton High students and parents gathered at the Johnston County Board of Education meeting to show support for...

Woman Arrested After Making False 911 Call Saying Mother Had Been Shot In The...

Clayton Police arrested a 25-year-old woman on Sunday after she called 911 with a false report that her step-father had shot her mother in...

‘The Walkin’ Man’s Friend’ Steve Matthews Dies

Steve Matthews of Matthews Motors has died.  Matthews was known as 'The Walkin' Man's Friend'.  Mr. Matthews died Tuesday night at a home in...

Clayton High Students, Parents Upset Over Principal’s Reassignment

By: Scott Bolejack The crowd gathered outside the Johnston County Board of Education meeting room on Tuesday shouted “Bring him back. Bring him back. Bring...

Police Link 18 Year-Old To Theft At Community Park

Clayton Police have arrested an 18 year-old they allege was responsible for a theft reported at Clayton Community Park. Jamal Direll Hicks of Clayton is...

Third Suspect Charged In Murder Of 15 Year-Old

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office announced today (Thursday) the arrest of a third suspect in the fatal shooting of a Clayton teenager last month...

4 Injured, 2 Seriously In Buffalo Road Crash

The NC Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle accident that sent four people to the hospital, two with very serious injuries. The wreck was...

Drugs Found In Woman’s Purse, Pants

Johnston County deputies said they found drugs with a potential street value of more than $2,400 during a traffic stop around 8:00PM Wednesday on...

Clayton American Legion Post Installs New Officers

The Leonard P. Moore American Legion Post 71 in Clayton has installed new officers for the coming year.  District Commander Bull Durham installed the newly...