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Clayton County Super Six: Jamal Hill, defensive back, Morrow High

Hill recorded 67 tackles, seven tackles for a loss, three interceptions and 16 passes defended last year as a junior. He was named First Team All-County and ...

Clayton County Super Six: Jimmy Calloway, wide receiver, Morrow High

During the 2017 season, Morrow High's Jimmy Calloway went from an unknown sophomore to one of the top wide receivers in the state in the span of 10 games.

Several construction projects underway at Clayton school district

While the Clayton County school district readying children to be the future leaders of country, it's also working to give those same students the best facilities in ...

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Morrow High Mustangs | Sports

After producing the best season in the program's last 20 years, Morrow High is eyeing a return to the state playoffs in 2018.

Morrow girls, boys sweep Clayton County Cross Country Championships

Morrow High School swept the Clayton County Cross Country Championships Thursday night at Clayton County International Park.

Five Clayton County high schools included as 2019 AP Honor Schools

JONESBORO – ​Five Clayton County high schools were included in one or more of the six different categories announced by State School Superintendent ...

BASKETBALL: Morrow splits night with MLKing High | Sports

Morrow High traveled into DeKalb County to face Martin Luther King Jr., High but the Clayton program ended the night splitting as the Lady Mustangs fell 54-14 ...

Kent State Tuscarawas Signs Morrow High School Senior to Wrestling Team

Holloway was a three-year letter winner for the Mustangs wrestling team and garnered Clayton Country Wrestler of the Year honors along with being named ...


Brett led the Mustangs with three tackles for a loss last week against Mundy's Mill. His ability to get into the backfield caused several fumbles.

Clayton County Public Schools SAT scores rise in 2018  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Clayton County Public Schools' class of 2018 scored 8 points higher on average than the class of 2017, according to new data released by the Georgia ...


MORROW — Morrow High wide receiver Jimmy Calloway has been named Clayton County Offensive Player of the Week following his performance in last ...

Morrow at Mundy's Mill Game Preview | Sports

It's still early in the season, but there is plenty of reason to believe Friday's game between Morrow and Mundy's Mill will go a long way toward determining each ...

CROSS COUNTRY: Morrow's Taylor Jones, Forest Park's Javier Castillo top field in first Clayton County event

The first Clayton County cross country event of the season was held last Thursday at Mundy's Mill High School.

FOOTBALL: Recruiting interest heating up for Clayton County products

The summer is also a time where individual players begin to emerge as coveted college recruits. Clayton County is home to several fast-rising targets who are ...

FOOTBALL: Clayton County Region Standings | Sports

JONESBORO — Clayton County football teams are a few games into their region schedules. Below are the current region standings heading into Week 5.

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Forest Park undefeated early, Riverdale impresses

Girls basketball action has found many programs off to hot or busy starts for the 2018-19 season.

Jonesboro High, Morrow High to be affected by GHSA's mid-cycle reclassification adjustments

JONESBORO — The Georgia High School Association's mid-cycle adjustment of the four-year reclassification plan is taking place this month, and a pair of ...

Forest Park at Morrow Game Preview | Sports

It's no secret that Morrow and Forest Park have been the punching bags in Clayton County over the last 20 years, but that narrative appears to be changing.

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Holiday tournament basketball in full swing

The holiday stretch is upon the local programs in Clayton County and many programs are a part of the numerous tournaments around the county.

2018 Morrow Mustangs Football Preview | Sports

A 5-5 record in 2017 was Morrow's best since 1998, but head coach Jerome Weaks is hoping his team can take it to the next level in 2018.

TENNIS: Morrow boys punch ticket to state tournament

Morrow High's boys tennis teams punched its ticket to the Class AAAAA state tournament by finishing third at the Region 3 championships.

Clayton County media day kickstarts 2018-19 basketball season | Sports

Basketball is creeping up for the 2018-19 season but the wheels of the season officially began to turn with the Clayton County Basketball media day at Lovejoy ...

Girl, 14, believed abducted from Morrow High School found in store  Atlanta Journal Constitution

While her mother wiped her eyes and told reporters she feared her 14-year-old daughter had been abducted, the girl was located inside a department store by ...

See the graduation schedule for Clayton County Schools in 2018  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Clayton County Public Schools will host graduations for the Class of 2018 from May 24 to May 26, 2018.

BOE approves changes to 2018-19 school calendar | News

The Board of Education approved the change to the school calendar Sept. 4 during its business meeting.

Week 5 Clayton County Defensive Honor Roll | Sports

The top individual defensive performances from Week 5 in Clayton County.

Morrow at ELCA Game Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

ELCA's 36-game winning streak will be on the line in Friday's season opener against Morrow.

TENNIS: Experienced Morrow squads climbing to top of standings

Experience matters in sports, and the Morrow boys tennis team is proving that to be true during the 2018 season.

2018 All-Clayton County Track and Field Team | Sports

The 2018 All-Clayton County Track and Field team, as selected by the sports department of the Clayton News, is listed below.

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUPS: Girls basketball gets enters a full week of action for 2019

The 2019 calendar has rolled over for local programs but there are numerous programs looking for continued success as the final month of the season gets ...

Morrow bounces back with rivalry win over Forest Park

Morrow bounced back from a tough loss last week with a 28-14 victory over rival Morrow Friday night at Tara Stadium.


MORROW — The Morrow High football program put together its best season since 1998 in Jerome Weaks' second season as head coach. The Mustangs went ...

FOOTBALL: Clayton County loaded with talented wide receivers

NFL stars such as Forest Park High's Hines Ward and Jonesboro High's Harry Douglas once graced the county's gridirons, setting the pace for future stars who ...

Keaton Mitchell scores four touchdowns against Morrow as ELCA extends winning streak to 37

McDONOUGH — Eagle's Landing Christian Academy entered the 2018 season *fresh* off another state championship and sporting a 36-game winning streak.

Violent fight outside Morrow High School caught on video  WSB Atlanta

A student Morrow High School student captured video of a fight that he claims was gang related. The incident happened on campus Tuesday during a lunch ...

FOOTBALL: Talented group of players take stage at Clayton County Media Day

Head coaches for all nine county football programs were in attendance, each of whom were joined by select players expected to make an impact in 2018.

2017-18 All-Clayton County Wrestling Team | Sports

The sports department of the Clayton News is pleased to announce its 2017-18 All-Clayton County Wrestling Team.

2018 All-Clayton County Baseball Team | Sports

The 2018 All-Clayton County Baseball Team, as chosen by the sports department of the Clayton News.

Morrow High left in the cold after copper theft  WSB Atlanta

Students at one school had to learn in cold classrooms after someone stole the copper wire from the heating units.

Clayton County Calendar of Events | Features

Jan. 15. CCREA meeting. The Clayton County Retired Educators Association is hosting its next meeting on Jan. 15 at 11 a.m. in the Christian Activities Building ...

Daveat Morgan shot dead at Southwood Apartments in Morrow

No witnesses or suspects; case is ongoing as police appeal for leads.

Morrow fatal hit-and-run driver sought | Features

MORROW — Morrow Police are looking for the driver of an older-model red Ford pickup truck who allegedly hit and killed a 51-year-old man Monday morning.

Community of Faith Parade & Festival | Calendar |

Greetings: Faith Deliverance is hosting its Annual Community Parade and Festival again this year on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Our focus is to bring the ...

School district asking for $280 million SPLOST VI | News

JONESBORO — The Clayton County Board of Education approved a referendum on Monday to allow the school district to hold a special election to ask voters to ...

Morrow High Peer Court students sworn in by Juvenile Court Judge Steven Teske

Morrow High School students were sworn in as Peer Court members by Chief Juvenile Court Judge Steven Teske Friday. Katie Powers, executive chief assistant ...

THURSDAY BASKETBALL: Morrow High's Marlon Lewis scores 30 points in loss to Kennesaw Mountain

The Morrow Mustangs were beaten 81-55 by Kennesaw Mountain Thursday night during the Toys for Tots Christmas Tournament.

TRACK: Morrow boys hoping early momentum leads to championships

MORROW — The Clayton County Track and Field Championships are set for Saturday and Morrow's boys program is eyeing a first-place finish after last year's ...

2017-18 Morrow Boys Basketball Season Preview | Sports

Morrow was poised to have a big year last season following a Sweet 16 appearance in 2016. However, injuries derailed the campaign.

Week 3 Offensive Player of the Week: Jimmy Calloway, Morrow High

Calloway totalled over 150 yards of all-purpose yards, caught a touchdown and dropped three punts inside the 10-yard line against Mount Zion.

Suspect charged with dismembering Morrow man seeks psych eval

JONESBORO — The man accused of killing, beheading, and dismembering a Morrow neighbor will seek a psychological examination, according to the Clayton ...

CCPS to phase in laptops in schools | News

Clayton County Public Schools is looking to expand its teaching and learning possibilities through technology.


The freshman guard scored 11 points in last Saturday's game against Fayette County. It was the second time Nettles has reached double-figures in scoring this ...


Calloway caught three passes for 112 yards and two touchdown passes, including the game-winner in the final minute, against Riverdale.

Early voting begins in Clayton | Features

Find out when and where to cast an early ballot in Clayton County.

SYRUP SENSATION: Jonesboro offensive line coach Darrian Carmicheal goes viral with sideline celebration

JONESBORO — Jonesboro offensive line coach Darrian Carmicheal has become an internet sensation over the past two weeks due to a unique celebration he ...

CCPS offering several dates, times for new student registration

Students will begin classes on Aug. 6. To ensure every student gets started on the first day, CCPS is hosting several new student registration dates for every ...

Clayton County teacher named Econ Teacher of the Year by Georgia Council on Economic Education

JONESBORO — The Georgia Council on Economic Education has named Morrow High's Cary Hargett its 2016 Georgia Economic Teacher of the Year.

Oregon pads its already stellar recruiting class  Salt Lake Tribune

The traditional signing day Wednesday merely padded Oregon's already stellar recruiting class, the best in school history. The major ranking services all had ...

FOOTBALL: Hampton picks up first win in school history over Morrow

Hampton High School earned its first win in program history with a 32-6 win over Morrow High School Thursday at Twelve Oaks Stadium.

Community celebrates opening of new East Clayton Elementary School

Students, teachers, parents and Clayton County elected officials gathered at the new facility's wide open entrance to celebrate the opening of the school.

2017 All-Clayton County Football Team | Sports

The top football players from Clayton County programs, as selected by the sports department of the Clayton News.

BASEBALL: Annual Clayton County All-Star Game scheduled for May 29 at Drew High School

JONESBORO — The top baseball players in Clayton County will compete in the 2018 Clayton County Public Schools All-Star Game later this month.

FOOTBALL: Locust Grove wins Southside Shootout 7-on-7; Lovejoy, Morrow advance to semifinals  Henry Herald

LOCUST GROVE — The Locust Grove Wildcats defended their home turf at the 2018 Southside Shootout 7-on-7 Tournament Tuesday at Warren Holder Park in ...

Getting to Know: Morrow assistant basketball coach and EYA Sports founder Braderious Martin

The Morrow High graduate played in college at Dakota State University where he was named a top senior in his conference. He then competed in the Universal ...

Longtime Clayton County mayor dies  Atlanta Journal Constitution

In a world full of disingenuous people, Willie Ray Oswalt was someone who believed in looking a man...

TRACK ROUNDUP: Morrow boys, Mount Zion girls impress at early season track meets

The Morrow Mustangs came in first place at the Eagle's Landing High School FAT No. 2 track and field event Saturday afternoon.

FOOTBALL: Morrow tops Forest Park for first 2-0 start since 1998

Coach Jerome Weaks' squad accomplished that feat with a 28-6 victory over Forest Park Friday night at Tara Stadium. The Mustangs rushed for 241 yards on ...

SWIMMING: Check out this week's swim results | Sports

The swim season is still in full form as programs continue to compete as the first meet was dominated by Luella's Lady Lions but the second meet found the Ola.

Jamal Hill, 3* Safety Commits to Oregon  Addicted to Quack

Three star recruit 6'1 195 safety Jamal Hill of Morrow High School (GA) has committed to the Ducks after his official visit weekend.

Thieves steal equipment from Morrow High School  WSB Atlanta

Clayton County police say several thieves broke into a local high school and got away with electronic equipment.

Here’s Clayton County Public Schools’ 2017 graduation schedule  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Schedule, dates, times and locations for Clayton County Public Schools high school graduations for spring 2017.

Clayton County schools have metal detectors, but use them infrequently  CBS46 News Atlanta

A student took cell phone pictures showing the metal detectors set off to the side of the entrances at a Clayton County high school, and not overhead.

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Lovejoy and Forest Park on collision course, other programs look to improve in final months

The girl's basketball standings in Clayton County show a tale of Forest Park and Lovejoy on a collision course once more this year, however, there are a lot more ...

UPDATE: Troopers say speed was a factor in I-75 crash that killed teen girl

MORROW — It appears that speed was a factor in the Monday morning single-car crash on the Interstate 75 exit ramp at Jonesboro Road that killed one ...

CCPD investigating fatal shooting in Jonesboro | Features

The victim was revived on scene but died at a hospital.

Morrow, Riverdale players named to Region 3-AAAAA basketball teams

Players from Morrow and Riverdale high schools were named to the All-Region 3-AAAAA team, as chosen by the head coaches of the teams within the region.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Morrow survives ugly first half to beat Whitewater, clinch state playoff berth

It wasn't pretty, but the Morrow Mustangs punched their ticket to the Class AAAAA state playoffs with a 39-38 win over Whitewater Tuesday afternoon during the ...

BOE sees new design plans for Jonesboro High

The $37 million construction project is expected to begin in the summer and be completed by August 2020. Monies from SPLOST IV and V will pay for the new ...

Clayton County Police seek suspected Morrow 'slider' | News

Detectives want to ID a man using a woman's stolen credit card soon after a “slider” crime at a Morrow QT.

Morrow tabs Weaks as new head football coach

Weaks has coached in offensive roles at Southwest DeKalb, Avondale, Berkmar, Holy Innocents' Episcopal and Lovejoy high schools in his career.

2018 Clayton County High School Baseball Preview | Sports

Team previews for high school baseball teams in Clayton County.

Students mourn loss of classmate in accidental shooting  WSB Atlanta

Friends and family are mourning the death of a Morrow High School student shot and killed by accident at a friend's home.

Boys Coach of the Year: Creswell Foy, Morrow

Due to Morrow's growth throughout the season, the Clayton News is pleased to name Morrow's Creswell Foy as its Boys Coach of the Year.

Clayton County All-Star Baseball Game scheduled for May 31 at Mundy's Mill High School

The game will be held at 5:30 p.m. Full rosters can be seen inside.

CCWA offering Small Business Development Workshop | Features

MORROW — The Clayton County Water Authority's Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE) Program is offering a free marketing and branding workshop for ...

Teen driver charged in Senior Skip Day crash that killed Stockbridge student

A teenage driver will face a charge of vehicular homicide in the March Interstate 75 crash that killed her friend outside Southlake Mall.

FOOTBALL: Morrow uses turnovers, field position to improve to 3-0 with win over Mount Zion

The Mustangs used three first-half turnovers to score three touchdowns in the second quarter to claim a 29-7 halftime lead. Morrow scored two touchdowns in ...

Positivity, excitement prevalent with Morrow football entering Jerome Weaks' second season

In his second season on campus, Jerome Weaks is beginning to see his team bloom into the vision of what he wants the program to be.

In Loving Memory: Morrow's Da'Ja Green honoring a fallen friend on and off the court

Da'Ja Green decided to wear the No. 35 this season to honor her good friend and former Mustang Kahlin DeJohnette, who passed away in 2014 after ...

DANCE: State Invitationals coming to Mount Zion High Saturday

The Georgia High School Association is coming to Jonesboro this week and specifically Mount Zion High School for the Dance State Invitationals.

Sears to close Morrow store | News

Sears Holdings released a list on Thursday of the 63 stores that it plans to close by September, including the Morrow store.

Community Yard Sale & so much more | Calendar

Morrow Neighbors Helping Neighbors Community Yard Sale.

Patient Weaks confident in rebuilding plan for Morrow football

Morrow is hoping new head coach Jerome Weaks can finally be the leader to end the football program's decade of despair. Weaks, who coached at Lovejoy ...

FOOTBALL: Jimmy Calloway scores two touchdowns in Morrow loss to Whitewater

FAYETTEVILLE — The Morrow Mustangs hung with Whitewater in the first half of Friday's Region 3-AAAAA contest. However, the Wildcats pulled away in the ...

Police ID body found as missing Morrow man

Authorities have confirmed that a decomposed body found at the end of a dead-end road near North Clayton High School has been identified as David Barlow, ...

Clayton delays Tuesday's school start by two hours

Clayton County Public Schools delay the start of school by two hours for students Tuesday due to predicted weather conditions.

CCPS seniors to graduate next week | News

Additionally, the district's valedictorian and salutatorian will be acknowledged during the ceremonies.

Students pulled from school in gang bust  WSB Atlanta

Clayton County deputies are going after gang members in public schools. Channel 2's Erin Coleman was with investigators as they made four arrests Monday.

Citizen ethics board to watch Clayton BOC, CCPS

MORROW — State Rep. Valencia Stovall, D-Forest Park, says a newly created citizens' task force will bring *fresh* oversight to both Clayton County government ...

CCPS graduation rates continue to rise | News

The 2017 four-year cohort rate for CCPS is 69.9 percent. A total of 2598 seniors graduated this spring from a class size of 3731.

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