Friday, February 21, 2020





Fire Heavily Damages Home

  A home in the Broadmoor subdivision just off of Cleveland Road was heavily damaged in a fire this afternoon (Wednesday). Firefighters from the Cleveland,...

NY Times Bestselling Author Comes To Clayton Thursday

A New York Times best-selling author and illustrator is making a special visit to Clayton on Thursday. Grace Lin has won the two most prestigious awards...

Tractor Supply To Anchor 124 Lot Planned Unit Development

New Food Lion Locating At Adjacent Development? Five months after Johnston County Commissioners voted 4-to-3 to reject a 193 lot subdivision, board members voted unanimously...

Clayton Chamber Board Votes To Endorse Parks Bond

During its October meeting, the Clayton Chamber of Commerce (CCOC) board of directors discussed and voted to endorse the upcoming Clayton Parks Bond Referendum....

Clayton Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison

A Clayton man was sentenced Friday in federal court in Raleigh to 120 months imprisonment followed by 5 years of supervised release. Chief United States...

Clayton PD Has A New Dedicated Traffic Officer

Clayton Police now have a new ride…plus a new dedicated traffic officer. It’s all part of a NC Governor's Highway Safety Program (NCGHSP) grant which...

Nathaniel Mayfield Earns The Rank Of Eagle Scout

An Eagle Scout Ceremony was held Saturday at Oakland Presbyterian Church for Eagle Scout Nathaniel Charles Mayfield from Boy Scout Troop 33 of Clayton. In...

Domino’s Pizza Orders Lands Woman In Jail

A Johnston County woman is facing charges after she placed multiple pizza orders from Dominos Pizza on Highway 70 in Clayton. Managers at the store...

Clayton Motorcyclist Killed In Head On Crash

A 27 year-old Clayton man died instantly in head on collision involving his motorcycle and two passenger cars.  The wreck happened late-Wednesday on Covered Bridge...

13 Clayton High Students Graduated Without Proper Credits  

In a press release Friday, Johnston County Public Schools announced they have determined that 13 students who were declared graduates during the 2018- 2019...