Santa Claus is coming to ….Ayden

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Ayden Library on December 8th and 15th from  4pm – 6:30pm. Come tell Santa what you want for Christmas! You can take a picture or we will take one for you and email it to you and/or put it on our Facebook page. This is a free event.

Request for Proposals - click here for more details

Project: Feasibility Assessment and Business Plan for a Regional Food Commercialization Center
Deadline: December 31, 2016
Start Date: January, 2017
End Date: April, 2017
Contact: Steven Harrell, Town Manager, Ayden
Phone: 252-482-5817 Email:

Random Acts of Kindness

Please join the Town of Ayden Governing Board as we kickoff the Random Acts of Kindness program with the Ayden Community.

When:  December 10th

Time:  10:00 AM

Where:  West Avenue Stage, across from Ayden Town Hall, 4144 West Avenue

Hot Chocolate and Apple Cider will be provided

The Town of Ayden Governing Board encourages everyone to put forth special effort in making the Town of Ayden Community a better place.  The Random Acts of Kindness program will recognize a citizen who has gone out of their way to demonstrate kindness to others.  The recipient will be featured in the local newspaper and the Town's monthly newsletter.  They will also be qualified as a contestant to receive the annual "Random Acts of Kindness Award". 

NCDOT - Online Survey

Safe.  Efficient.  Working for you.  NCDOT is asking citizens to participate in an online survey that will provide feedback on the services they provide.  Please help them gauge how the transportation department is providing customer service be clicking here.  Survey time:  15 minutes.   Available until December 31, 2016.

Town of Ayden Featured On National T.V.

The Town of Ayden is proud to announce that it has been featured on national television on The Discovery Channel. The Town appeared on Viewpoints with Terry Bradshaw and is recognized as being "One of America's Best Small Communities to Raise a Family."

Ayden officials had previously been contacted by United States Media Television, Inc., a television show production company based in Florida, about being featured in a short documentary about the Town and its charming qualities. The segment featuring the Town appeared on the Discovery Channel on August 2, 2013 and will continue to appear throughout 15 major markets across the southeast and Atlantic of the United States.

Below is the segment featuring the Town of Ayden. It can be viewed via the Town's website or via YouTube. READ MORE >>