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Category - Good Vibes

Essential Wellness, Lasting Impact

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:00 AM by Robin Koppen

Jill Kelly came to Clayton 13 years ago because of her husband’s job, and she never could have imagined where her path would lead her. A certified nail technician since she was 23 years old, Jill used…
For nearly ten years, JuiceVibes has been bringing the island feel to Clayton. As soon as you walk in you feel like you've been transported to the Caribbean. With reggae music playing and always a…

Sandoval Strong

Friday, June 4, 2021 9:00 AM by Robin Koppen

If you think living in a town where people know your name and have your back is only from television shows like Leave It To Beaver , think again. Clayton is truly a town that cares about its own. When…

Divine Intervention with a Juicy Twist

Monday, May 24, 2021 10:00 AM by Robin Koppen

Meeting Cindy Nanez is like meeting the sun. Even through her mask, this California native turned Clayton resident shines brightly. She and her husband visited North Carolina after their best friends…

The Traveling Grandma

Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:00 AM by Robin Koppen

For Sharon Wilson, owner of Freedom Travel by Sharon in Clayton, traveling has been a part of her life since she was a girl. A third generation Jamaican, a lot of summer trips were spent going there…

Keeping the “Kids” in Kids ‘R’ Kids

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 9:00 AM by Robin Koppen

Kids ‘R’ Kids of Clayton has provided five star child care since 2006, and owner Tara Abernathy has been relentless about building a reputation of trust from the parents and staff. A true…

Skylines Café Resilient Amid Covid Pandemic

Friday, April 23, 2021 11:00 AM by Robin Koppen

Immediately upon meeting Tina Bolick, owner of Skylines Café and Bar in Clayton, it is clear she is a no nonsense kind of gal. With 35 years in the restaurant industry, 14 of those running the café,…

From Pauper to Prince

Thursday, April 8, 2021 1:00 PM by Robin Koppen

Casey Kelly, owner of Pauper’s Books in Clayton, knows first-hand how to handle a crisis. Initially slated to be called The Prince and The Pauper , offering new books (The Prince) and used ones (The…

Staying Balanced During COVID

Thursday, April 8, 2021 12:00 PM by Robin Koppen

Staying balanced is what Purna Yoga East has been doing with its students in the heart of downtown Clayton since 2009. When COVID-19 swept across the globe and forced everyone into lockdown, studio…

Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 4:00 PM by Robin Koppen

The Market at Three Little Birds on Main Street in Clayton has become synonymous with local and community, hosting goods from 70 vendors, most of them from Johnston County. With the first anniversary…
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