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  1. Jonesboro High School placed on lock down following student injury  CBS46 News Atlanta
  2. Student stabbed in fight at Jonesboro High School  Atlanta Journal Constitution
  3. Student stabbed during fight at metro Atlanta high school, witnesses say  WSB Atlanta
  4. UPDATE: One Jonesboro High student treated for injuries after Wednesday morning fight
  5. Clayton County high school placed on lockdown after student fight  FOX 5 Atlanta
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$45.8 million contract awarded to renovate Jonesboro High School

The renovations will be funded using Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax V and Capital Outlay Funds and future monies from SPLOST VI.

Jonesboro High Class of 75 opens time capsule | Features |

In a large metal container made to hold a helicopter engine, students placed letters to their future selves, class pictures, yearbooks, magazines, handmade flag ...

Power Five commitment recap: March 9-15  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is in full swing as high school football prospects from around the country are announcing where they will play in college. During the ...

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 ...


JONESBORO — Jonesboro High running back Marques Dunn has won this week's Clayton County Fan's Choice Football Player of the Week poll with 726 votes ...

Students return to Clayton County schools with a positive outlook  Atlanta Journal Constitution

More than 54000 students returned to Clayton County Public Schools on Monday.


Jonesboro held Woodland to just seven points in the game. Williams led the way with 10 tackles from his linebacker position.

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Jonesboro High Cardinals | Sports

The 2018 season will bring on a new frontier for the Cardinals as they drop from Class AAAAAA to Class AAAAA. Jonesboro will compete in Region 3-AAAAA, ...

Riverdale outlasts Jonesboro to remain perfect in region play

JONESBORO — Riverdale asserted its dominance against Jonesboro High in the first half of Friday's Region 3-AAAAA clash, but the Cardinals proved to be a ...

Georgia OL coach is giving his linemen shots of actual maple syrup for pancake blocks  USA TODAY High School Sports

Jonesboro OL coach Darrian Carmicheal is pouring shots of real maple syrup directly into mouths of offensive linemen for big in game blocks.

Student attacked at Clayton County school  CBS46 News Atlanta

School officials tell CBS46 the incident stemmed from a fight involving four students. One student was injured which prompted a soft lock down. Facebook ...

Jonesboro High tabs Telly Turner to be next girls basketball head coach

After playing at Georgia Southern, Turner was previously the head coach at Screven County and Albany High. She was an assistant at North Clayton last year.

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 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 ...

BASKETBALL: Jonesboro tops Fayette County for region title

What a difference a year makes. Last season, the Jonesboro Cardinals lost in the Region 4-AAAAAA tournament on a last-second shot at Mundy's Mill High ...

Clayton County Year in Review 2018 | Features

JONESBORO — School construction, school funding, a missing child found dead in New Mexico, and penalties for marijuana possession were among the top ...

High school student hit by car on way to school  WSB Atlanta

The Clayton County Sheriff's Office said a student was hit by a car on the way to school Monday morning.

Jonesboro at Riverdale Game Preview | Sports

One of the county's oldest and fiercest rivalries will be renewed Friday night when Riverdale hosts Jonesboro in a key Region 3-AAAAA contest.

Georgia High School Coach Doles Out Shots of Maple Syrup for Pancake Blocks  Sports Illustrated

Darrian Carmicheal is seriously upping his offensive linemen's sugar intake.

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.

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 ...

Jonesboro tops Woodland behind Singleton, defense | Sports

Jonesboro High needed half a quarter to get rolling against Woodland Friday night. A 61-yard touchdown reception by Rasheed Singleton from Tremir Alexis ...

Week 5 Clayton County Defensive Honor Roll | Sports

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

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 ...

BASKETBALL: Jonesboro boys outlast Starr's Mill, girls fall in overtime

The Cardinals survived a 58-55 game against Starr's Mill but the Lady Cardinals dropped the battle in overtime.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Jonesboro's medley of errors lead to 63-58 loss to Southwest DeKalb Saturday

MORROW — The Peach State Holiday Basketball Classic featured a lot of close games but Jonesboro was one of the only programs to go through two overtime ...

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.

TENNIS: Jonesboro boys, Forest Park girls finish as Region 4-AAAAAA runner-ups

Both Jonesboro and Forest Park will host first-round matchups in the Class AAAAAA state playoffs next week due to finishing as region runner-ups.

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.

Jonesboro High Mock Trial Team places 3rd globally

JONESBORO — Jonesboro High School Mock Trial team traveled to New York to compete against teams from around the world during the 11th Annual Empire ...

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 ...

Jonesboro High's Jamari Mosley to play basketball at Chattahoochee Valley Community College

JONESBORO — Jonesboro High center Jamari Mosley will continue his basketball career at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Phenix City, Ala.

2018 All-Clayton County Baseball Team | Sports

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

Annual Jonesboro Christmas parade ushers in holidays | Features |

Residents lined the historic Main Street while dozens of floats many representing this year's theme of “A Motown Christmas.”

Jonesboro grad Jaaliq Brown to continue athletic career at Alabama A&M

JONESBORO — Jonesboro High grad Jaaliq Brown signed to continue his athletic career at Alabama A&M University in Huntsville beginning this fall.

Boys Basketball Coach of the Year: Dan Maehlman, Jonesboro

JONESBORO — Dan Maehlman has long been considered one of the best coaches in the state, but one of the finest coaching jobs of his career occurred this ...

FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Improved offense keying fast start for Mundy's Mill

Notes on Mundy's Mill's offense, Forest Park's improvement, positive signs for the Lovejoy defense, a look at the Region 4-AAAAAA playoff picture and a Region ...

Douglas Brothers Foundation hosts ninth annual Back To School Bash

MORROW — In what has become a yearly tradition, The Douglas Brothers Foundation held its ninth straight Back to School Bash at the Douglas Brothers Center ...

Jonesboro guard Miles Black signs with McCook Community College

Black averaged 9.5 points and 3.0 assists per game this season for the Cardinals. He averaged 14 points in six games as a junior before missing the rest of the.

SOCCER: Mundy's Mill girls, Jonesboro boys headline All-Region 4-AAAAAA team

The All-Region 4-AAAAAA soccer team was announced this week as chosen by the head coaches from each team in the region.

Jonesboro High senior Miles Black poised for big season after recovering from ACL injury

After a long, tough road of rehab, Black returned to the floor Tuesday for a regular season game for the first time since the injury. The 6-foot-3 senior scored 12.

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 ...

FOOTBALL: Jonesboro grad Zerrick Cooper, Drew grad Marquis Terry earn preseason accolades

A pair of former Clayton County standouts were named Preseason All-American in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Jonesboro grads Sieas Elliott, Justin Marshall to play baseball at Rust College

JONESBORO — A pair of Jonesboro High baseball players — Sieas Elliott and Justin Marshall — signed Tuesday to continue their careers at Rust College in ...

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.

Jonesboro's Brandon Walker excelling in unique combination of basketball, tennis

Walker's athletic talent extends far past the hardwood. The junior is also one of the county's top tennis players, which gives him a unique blend of skills to draw ...

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.

Jonesboro High standout Jamari Smith signs to continue career at Queens University of Charlotte

Jonesboro High standout Jamari Smith signed to continue his basketball career at Queens University of Charlotte last Thursday at the Chick-fil-A Dwarf House in ...

Mmmmm, maple syrup: Ga. football coach's creativity for rewarding players goes viral WXIA

The kids have taken to Coach Carmichael's motivational ploy. Whenever they make a great physical play on the field, they're rewarded with an energy-boosting ...

UPDATE: Pedestrian struck, killed on Clayton County roadway  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and killed early Tuesday on North Avenue in Jonesboro, according t...

Jonesboro High's M.J. Walker named McDonald's All-American

JONESBORO — Jonesboro High's M.J. Walker received one of the highest honors possible for a high school basketball player when he was named a ...

Top 10 Games of the Year, No. 3: Jonesboro, Stephenson conclude recent rivalry in region championship game

It isn't the most storied rivalry in county history, but the Jonesboro and Stephenson boys basketball programs saved their best for each other over the last three ...

Jonesboro High's M.J. Walker chooses to continue basketball career at Florida State

JONESBORO — After several months of careful deliberation, Jonesboro High senior M.J. Walker decided Wednesday to continue his basketball career at ...

Former Jonesboro High standout Zerrick Cooper to transfer from Clemson

Former Jonesboro High quarterback Zerrick Cooper announced he will transfer from Clemson University via social media Friday.

Clayton, Henry appointees to U.S. military academies announced

JONESBORO — U.S. Rep. David Scott (D-13) has announced 23 nominees to the nation's military *service* academies and will formally present these students ...

Jonesboro High's M.J. Walker honored as McDonald's All-American

JONESBORO — Jonesboro High School celebrated McDonald's All-American M.J. Walker Thursday in the school's gymnasium. Walker was officially honored ...

Jonesboro High crowned 2016 Georgia High School Mock Trial Champion

A storied high school mock trial program in Clayton County has added another notch in its achievement belt.

In Buford, shaken community turns to football after racial tirade  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gwinnett's close-knit city of Buford sought solace under the football lights after audio of now-ex school superintendent's alleged racist rant.

Former Jonesboro star M.J. Walker optimistic following career-high 24 points for Florida State

Former Jonesboro High standout M.J. Walker set a career-high last Saturday in Florida State's 91-82 victory over Virginia Tech.

STATE BASKETBALL: Jonesboro tops Tri-Cities, advances to Class AAAAAA Final Four

Jonesboro (23-8) will play defending champions Langston Hughes (22-5) Saturday at 8 p.m. at the University of West Georgia.

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.

Students win Rotary Club essay contest | News

This year students were honored for being chosen as grade winners and school winners in the 2017-2018 contest.

Jonesboro alumni M.J. Walker headlines local players competing in NCAA Tournament

Several notable alumni from Clayton and Henry basketball programs will take the court this week for postseason tournaments.

Former Jonesboro quarterback Zerrick Cooper to transfer to Jacksonville State

Former Jonesboro High quarterback Zerrick Cooper announced he will transfer to Jacksonville State University Monday via social media.

For those who served: Jonesboro High School Class of 1966 dedicates bench to veterans

The Jonesboro High School Class of 1966 dedicated a bench at Lee Street Park in memory of a fellow classmate who died and all veterans who served in the ...

FINAL FOUR PREVIEW: Jonesboro preparing for another rematch with Langston Hughes, Landers Nolley

At 8 p.m. on Saturday at West Georgia, the Jonesboro Cardinals will take on Langston Hughes (25-5), who came back to beat Coffee 71-67 Wednesday night.

BASKETBALL MEDIA DAY: Jonesboro boys, Lovejoy girls top storylines entering new season

JONESBORO — The Clayton County High School Basketball Media Day was held Wednesday at Mundy's Mill High School. Coaches from local programs ...

Jonesboro High forward Jamari Smith commits to Queens University

Smith is averaging 25 points and 13 rebounds to begin the 2017-18 season. He has won two state championships while at Jonesboro. He and the No.

Clayton County volleyball all-star game set for Wednesday at Jonesboro High

The Clayton County Public Schools Senior Volleyball Showcase is scheduled for Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Jonesboro High School. Tickets to see the top ...

BASKETBALL: Jonesboro High splits with Tucker; M.J. Walker leads Cardinals to fourth straight win

JONESBORO — Jonesboro and Tucker high school basketball programs met Tuesday night at Jonesboro High School with first place on the line in Region 4-6A ...

Week 3 Defensive Player of the Week: Meco Lucas, Jonesboro High

Lucas forced two turnovers, including an interception return for a touchdown, against Spalding last week.

New magnet programs approved by BOE | News

Magnet programs offer classes in specialized courses alongside core curriculum classes within the schools.

BASKETBALL: Jonesboro tops Lovejoy for Dan Maehlman's 300th career win

Jonesboro head coach Dan Maehlman won his 300th career game Wednesday night with an 80-48 win over Lovejoy High. The Cardinals led from start to finish ...

5 county schools celebrate National Signing Day | Sports

Several local student-athletes signed to continue their athletic careers Wednesday during National Signing Day.

STATE BASKETBALL: Langston Hughes eliminates Jonesboro in Class AAAAAA semifinals

CARROLLTON — Langston Hughes star guard Landers Nolley scored 39 points against Jonesboro when the two teams met in November during a preseason ...

Jonesboro High student earns $22K scholarship | News

Ton Nguyen of Jonesboro High was among 106 students selected to receive a 2016 Horatio Alger National Scholarship, worth $22000 each.

Jonesboro High's Jaylon Terell, Ellis Wester sign to continue their basketball careers

JONESBORO — Two Jonesboro High basketball players signed to continue their careers in college during ceremonies at the Chick-fil-A Dwarf House on Tara ...

Clayton County High School Softball Preview | Sports

The 2017 high school softball season begins next week. Several local squads will look to return to the state playoffs after strong seasons a year ago.

Jonesboro boys, Lovejoy girls highlight All-Region 4-AAAAAA basketball teams

The All-Region 4-AAAAAA basketball teams were chosen over the weekend by the head coaches of each team in the region.

BASKETBALL: Jonesboro drops season opener to defending state champs Langston Hughes

On a night that seemed to lack that focal point in the offense, the Cardinals fell to the defending AAAAAA state champion Langston Hughes Panthers 77-62 at ...

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Mundy's Mill, Jonesboro record perfect weeks

The holidays are approaching and local boys programs are making moves up the region standings, including Jonesboro and Mundy's Mill.

Jonesboro High grad Chris Scott building quality boxers, young men at Champion Boxing Gym

The gym, operated by Jonesboro High grad Chris Scott, is a fully licensed USA boxing gym located at 7651 Tara Boulevard in Jonesboro. The gym offers fitness ...

2016-17 Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Saadia Munford, Jonesboro

Munford averaged 19 points and 4.0 assists per game this season for the Lady Cardinals. She was named Region 4-AAAAAA Player of the Year, scored more ...

2018 Clayton County High School Baseball Preview | Sports

Team previews for high school baseball teams in Clayton County.

City of Jonesboro celebrates the season with Christmas parade

The city of Jonesboro hosted its annual Christmas Parade Saturday. Following the parade, residents gathered at Lee Street Park to continue to celebration.

FOOTBALL: Lovejoy tops Jonesboro in hard-fought defensive struggle

LOVEJOY — Lovejoy clinched a playoff berth Friday night at Twelve Oaks Stadium, defeating county rivals Jonesboro 14-0 in a hard-fought defensive battle.

Forest Park wins county wrestling championship | Sports

The 2017 Clayton County Wrestling Championships were held over the weekend at Jonesboro High 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.

Former Jonesboro High standout Zerrick Cooper enjoying championship glory, preparing for opportunity at Clemson

Former Jonesboro High quarterback Zerrick Cooper had a front-row seat for Clemson's National Championship victory over Alabama. After redshirting during his ...

Clayton, Henry basketball players selected to All-State basketball teams

Several local basketball players have already garnered All-State honors from various media outlets.

Jonesboro High School Mock Trial team heads to state championship Saturday in Gwinnett County

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Jonesboro High School will compete Saturday in Gwinnett County for the state Mock Trial team championship title.

MJ Walker Named To Jerry West Award Watch List

TALLAHASSEE, Fla ( – Florida State freshman guard M.J. Walker, a consensus top-25 high school player in 2017, has been named to the 2018 ...

Jonesboro High's Jaylon Terrell commits to continue basketball career at Navy

The 6-foot-3 guard scored more than 12 points and dished out five assists per game for the Lovejoy Wildcats as a junior last season.

CLAYTON SWIMMING: Elite Scholars Academy wins weekly swim meet

Elite Scholars Academy topped all Clayton County schools with 388 points.

Jonesboro hoping to revitalize baseball program by playing eighth graders on JV

Four eighth graders — Tyler Knox, Seth Leonard, Logan Richardson and Brandon Lee Garner — are competing on Jonesboro's 9-0 JV team this season.

SWIMMING: Clayton, Henry teams hit the pool for first time in 2018

The latest swimming meets for teams from Clayton and Henry County were held Wednesday night.

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.

South team wins Clayton County Volleyball Showcase | Sports

JONESBORO — The Clayton County Volleyball Showcase took place Wednesday at Jonesboro High School, as the top players from around the county joined ...

Journalism class sparks interest in aspiring writers at Jonesboro High School

Jonesboro High School students who have an interest in pursuing journalism in college have the opportunity to take a J-Class in high school to prepare them for ...

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