Clayton Planning Board Appointments

Johnston County Commissioners have approved a request by the Clayton Town Council to appoint two members to the Clayton Planning Board representing the extraterritorial...

Johnston Health ICU Beds At Full Capacity Due To COVID-19 Surge

Johnston Health CEO Tom Williams says ICU beds at hospitals in Smithfield and Clayton are at capacity due to a surge in COVID-19 patients.  ...

Clayton Downtown Development Announces 2020 Award Winners

Downtown Business of the Year, Best Downtown Design, Best New Downtown Business and Downtown Contributor of the Year Recognized During Video Award Presentations InStill Distilling...

Report: Marijuana Found In Car, Suspect’s Shoes

Two men were arrested during a traffic stop on Highway 96 South in the Meadow community. On Dec. 19th at 10:54pm, a Johnston County...

Money Allegedly Embezzled From American Legion Post

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office has confirmed they are conducting an embezzlement investigation at American Legion Post 71 in Clayton. On December 18th, leaders at...

Clayton Renames Trail Bridge For Former Planning Director

Trail Bridge Over the Neuse River To Become The Skip Browder Bridge The Clayton Town Council honored former Clayton Planning Director James “Skip” Browder at...

JCPS 2020 Living Legends Gave More Than 100 Years Of Service

Johnston County Public Schools named three former educators, Sandra Edwards, Shelly Marsh, and Valerie McCormick, as the 2020 Living Legend Award recipients.  The Living Legend...

Town Councilman Provides Food And Toys To 100 Needy Families

Smithfield Town Councilman Marlon Lee celebrated his birthday on December 6th. For his birthday, Lee challenged everyone he knew to donate $6 or multiples...

Car Strikes Utility Pole And Overturns

A single vehicle accident shut down Castleberry Road off Highway 42 East of Clayton this afternoon (Thursday).  The accident occurred around 12:30pm. A vehicle ran...

Clayton Police Release Surveillance Photo Of Robbery Suspects

Clayton Police have released a surveillance photo of two suspects wanted for the robbery of the Verizon store at 13024 US Highway 70 Business...