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Forest Park football program to dedicate season to late Jessteon Parks

The Forest Park High School football program is in mourning following the sudden death of senior defensive lineman Jessteon Parks. Parks passed away in his ...

Gerren Griffin named Forest Park head coach for 2019

FOREST PARK — It's been 19 years since the school had a winning season and despite improving in wins (3) the program is once again going for another ...

Forest Park bundles up for Christmas parade | Features

Temps in the low 30s got marchers stepping at this year's Christmas parade.


Meiser finished the game with 14 tackles. He also accounted for more than 200 total yards and two touchdowns on offense. In all, the senior played 131 plays.

Clayton County Super Six: Justin Eboigbe, defensive end, Forest Park High

Senior Justin Eboigbe, a 4-star defensive end for the Panthers, committed to the defending National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide earlier this year.

Lovejoy outlasts Forest Park in thriller | Sports

The game was so anticipated that the order was switched, the boys played first leaving the girls game as the main event, and neither team disappointed to the ...

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 ...

Mount Zion holds off Forest Park for first win

The Bulldogs improved to 1-4 on the season with a 20-14 win.

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.

Forest Park defensive end Justin Eboigbe announces commitment to Alabama

The 6-foot-5, 260-pound pass rusher held offers from nearly every school in the southeast, including Florida, Auburn, Georgia Tech, Tennessee, South Carolina ...

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.

Forest Park overcomes adversity to win county softball championship

The Lady Panthers rattled off four straight wins after beginning the tournament with a 7-6 loss to Drew in pool play. Forest Park beat Mundy's Mill (23-0), Morow ...

Threat sent to Forest Park HS; school leaders respond  WXIA-TV

School officials from Forest Park High School sent a letter home to parents informing them of a threat sent via text message Wednesday morning.

FOOTBALL: Forest Park beats Luella in preseason scrimmage

Forest Park kicked their season off with a 22-14 victory over Luella in Friday night's scrimmage game.

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 ...

Blunt message: Forest Park bags pot jail time, cuts fine

After much debate, Forest Park City Council votes to drop jail time, lower fine for less than one ounce of marijuana.

Forest Park High band students receive instruments | Features

The program is an affiliate of the Henry Arts Alliance that repairs and refurbishes instruments for children.

Soldier from Clayton County killed in tactical training accident

The 22-year-old soldier of the 1st Cavalry Division, was involved in a tactical vehicle accident Jan. 14 at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif.

Clayton County Public Schools graduation dates announced | News

Clayton County Public Schools has announced the Class of 2019 graduation schedule.

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.

Forest Park's Kacey Johnson signs to continue basketball career at Lesley University

Johnson was Forest Park's team captain this season, playing in all 25 games. She will attend Lesley beginning this fall, a Division III school located in ...

STATE WRESTLING: Forest Park's Kenen Uribe-Ochoa makes school history after finishing as state runner-up

MACON — Forest Park High's Kenen Uribe-Ochoa made school history over the weekend at the Georgia High School Association's traditional state wrestling ...

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.

Forest Park High tabs Martez Edwards as head football coach

Edwards most recently was the head coach at Bessemer City High School in Alabama from 2013 through 2016. As the head coach, Edwards posted a 30-18 ...

Forest Park's Justin Eboigbe adjusting well to life as top recruit

Forest Park High junior defensive lineman Justin Eboigbe has gone from hidden gem to one of the most coveted football recruits in the country in a matter of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Forest Park routs Osborne | Cobb Football Friday

MARIETTA — Osborne dropped its ninth consecutive game dating back to last season in a 42-0 defeat to Forest Park on Friday night.

2018 All-Clayton County Baseball Team | Sports

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

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 ...

Georgia hires defensive backs coach from Florida  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia announced Saturday afternoon the hiring of Charlton Warren as the Bulldogs' defensive...

Student arrested after Forest Park High bomb threat  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A senior at Forest Park High School was arrested for making a phony bomb threat that forced an evacuation and response from several law enforcement ...

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.

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.

Forest Park football acclimating quickly under first-year head coach Martez Edwards

Edwards, who was hired in June, has experience turning around programs quickly.

No. 1 Lovejoy, No. 7 Forest Park to meet Friday in Top-10 girls basketball showdown

It's still relatively early in the 2017-18 basketball season, but Friday night's matchup between Lovejoy and Forest Park will feature two of Class AAAAAA's top ...

2017-18 Forest Park Girls Basketball Season Preview | Sports

Forest Park will enter the season with nearly every key player from last year's team back. Of the team's top eight scorers from last year, seven will return for the.

Forest Park High's Avery Wilson makes it official by signing with Boston College

Wilson's recruitment exploded during his senior season when he averaged 27.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists for the Panthers. A late visit to Boston ...

Teacher: 'I feared for my safety at school'

How safe are teachers in schools? It's a question 11Alive has been asking after a Clayton County teacher was assaulted and slammed to the ground by a ...

Charles William Whitfield, 61, of Fayetteville  The

Charles William Whitfield, 61, of Fayetteville passed away December 8, 2018. Charles was born on October 10, 1957 in Atlanta, Ga. to the late Dorris and Hildah ...

Forest Park wins county wrestling championship | Sports

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

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.

Forest Park tabs Josh Froneberger as next head baseball coach

The 2004 graduate from Forest Park High School is returning home to be the head baseball coach at his Alma Mater.

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.

SOCCER: Forest Park girls, boys clinch playoff spots; Mount Zion, Drew boys also advance to postseason

The Forest Park boys will host a state playoff game as the No. 2 seed out of Region 4-AAAAAA. Drew and Mount Zion will be the No. 3 and No.

Forest Park, Lovejoy advance in Region 4-AAAAAA softball tournament, qualify for state playoffs

LOVEJOY — A pair of Clayton County softball programs punched their tickets to the Class AAAAAA state tournament Monday as Forest Park and Lovejoy ...

Alabama Football: 2019 Recruiting Signee Justin Eboigbe  Bama Hammer

Alabama football added an important component to the 2019 signing class with 4-Star, linebacker and edge rusher, Justin Eboigbe.

Forest Park High's Avery Wilson entering senior year with rising recruiting stock

Avery Wilson exploded onto the scene last season with the Panthers. He averaged 19.6 points per game, while pulling out more than 5.0 rebounds and dishing ...

FOOTBALL: Forest Park tops Clarkston, wins multiple games in season for first time since 2013

The victory gave the Panthers multiple wins in a season for the first time since 2013, and for just the third time since 2004.

CROSS COUNTRY: Forest Park sweeps county championships; Two Morrow runners top individual competition

Forest Park's boys and girls programs swept the Clayton County Cross Country Championships. Morrow saw two of its runners finish first an individual ...

FOOTBALL: Rayshawn Meiser's big night leads Forest Park to first win in Martez Edwards' era

The Forest Park Panthers gave head coach Martez Edwards his first victory with the program Friday night in a 42-0 rout of Osbourne.

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.

Hee Haw Honey shares stories about dating Elvis and getting her shot at stardom

Her long blonde hair twisted around huge hot rollers and wearing a blue floral peasant top, denim jeans and 3-inch heels, Diana Goodman stepped aboard ...

BASKETBALL SCORES: Drew boys upset Forest Park for fifth region win

The Titans (5-12, 5-8) earned their fourth region win in five tries with the result. Demetrius Rivers scored 13 points, while William Black added 12 points in the ...

Creekside Christian Academy Sprinter makes school history, signed to Carson-Newman University  Henry Herald

This past Wednesday, the entire West campus of Creekside Christian Academy saw senior Danielle D'Alesio sign to run track at Carson-Newman University in ...

STATE SOFTBALL: Mundy's Mill, Lovejoy, Forest Park preparing for first-round matchups

JONESBORO — The Georgia High School Association state softball playoffs will begin this week. Mundy's Mill, Lovejoy and Forest Park will play in first-round ...

Forest Park wins county wrestling championships behind six first-place finishes

JONESBORO — The Forest Park Panthers won the Clayton County Wrestling Championships over the weekend behind six first-place finishes. The Panthers ...

Longtime southside wrestling coach Don Williams moving to North Carolina for family reasons

Forest Park head wrestling coach and Creekside Christian Academy Dean of Discipline Don Williams will be leaving the southside to attend to the health of his ...

Bria Matthews becomes just third Forest Park athlete to have jersey retired

Bria Matthews won the ACC Championship in both the long and triple jumps in her freshman year at Georgia Tech.

Sarah Matthews' game-winner gives No. 6 Forest Park crucial region win over No. 7 Stephenson

Forest Park led only two times in Monday's Region 4-AAAAAA clash against Stephenson, the last of which came with 10 seconds left in the game.

Forest Park wrestling program supports coaches during Georgia State Games

Forest Park assistant coaches Daniel Helena and John Bell each claimed first-place finishes in the Open Division of the Georgia State Games.

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Forest Park closes the season with first win in three years

The Panthers won their first game since Nov. 1, 2013 last week.

FOOTBALL: Forest Park falls on road at Alcovy

COVINGTON — It was a special night for the Alcovy Tigers as they welcomed back former graduates with a 35-6 homecoming win over Forest Park at Homer ...

Notable players from Georgia who have won Super Bowl  WSB Atlanta

Channel 2 Action News dug through the Super Bowl rosters of all 52 winning teams and found that all of them had at least one player with a connection to ...

South Atlanta at Forest Park Game Preview | Sports

Forest Park will look to earn the first win of the Martez Edwards era Friday night at home against South Atlanta.

BASKETBALL: Forest Park girls, North Clayton boys earn early non-region wins

The Forest Park Lady Panthers started the 2017-18 season off in style Friday night, winning 62-27 over North Clayton. North Clayton's boys won 69-54.

Don Williams to return as head wrestling coach at Forest Park

FOREST PARK — Back in December, Don Williams was at peace with his decision to retire as head wrestling coach at Forest Park High School. But when ...

Forest Park once a 'great place to be'  Henry Herald

Mike Parris still remembers Tara Stadium packed with Forest Park and Morrow high school football fans that late October night in 1994, and for good reason.

Martez Edwards looking to change culture in first season at Forest Park

Edwards is the 11th head coach in 15 seasons for the program and will hope to lead the Panthers to multiple wins for the first time since 2013.

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.

Free breakfast, lunch meals offered to students this summer

Students on summer break from Clayton County Public Schools can get breakfast and lunch from several locations throughout the county through the Summer ...

WRESTLING: Forest Park's Kenen Uribe-Ochoa excited for senior year after placing at state

Forest Park High's Kenen Uribe-Ochoa was one of only two wrestlers in Clayton County to place at last month's GHSA state championships. He came in fifth ...

SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Mundy's Mill, Forest Park sit atop Region 4-AAAAAA standings

A little less than a month remains in the high school softball season. At this point in the campaign, Mundy's Mill and Forest Park appear to be the county ...


Feagin leads the Lady Panthers in scoring and rebounding through three games, with averages of 12.3 points and 10 rebounds. She has also blocked five shots ...

Man found guilty of murdering teenage girl  WSB Atlanta

A man has been found guilty of murdering a teenager who wrote in her diary that he had attempted to rape her months before she disappeared.

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.

2018 Clayton County High School Baseball Preview | Sports

Team previews for high school baseball teams in Clayton County.

PREP ROUNDUP: Lovejoy, Forest Park girls remain on collision course with dominating wins

Lovejoy beat Jonesboro, while Forest Park topped Whitewater.

Thomas “Tom” Alex Broussard - Port Arthur News  The Port Arthur News

July 01, 1961 ~ March 18, 2019. Thomas Alex Broussard, 57, of Beaumont, died Monday, March 18, 2019 in his home surrounded by his loving family. A lifelong ...

Familiar faces lead Mundy's Mill girls over Forest Park

Led by the self-proclaimed “three musketeers” — seniors Jamilla Harrison, Kaira Glenn and Kiana Glenn — the Mundy's Mill Lady Tigers topped the Forest Park ...

Protest Planned Outside R. Kelly's Near West Side Studio: 'We Must Be There For Our Black Women And Girls'  Block Club Chicago

NEAR WEST SIDE — In the wake of a docuseries focused on singer R. Kelly's involvement with underage girls, activists are planning a protest outside the R&B ...

Holiday events across Clayton County planned for this weekend

Several holiday events are scheduled in the Clayton County area this weekend.

Forest Park girls, Riverdale boys win county track championships

LOVEJOY — The 2017 Clayton County Track and Field Championships were held at Twelve Oaks Stadium at Lovejoy High School this past weekend.

AREA WRESTLING: Mount Zion wins traditional championship; wrestlers from 8 county schools advance to sectionals

The Mount Zion High School wrestling team won the Area 4-AAAAAA Traditional Championship Saturday afternoon, topping Forest Park by one point to claim ...

2016-17 All-Clayton County Wrestling Team | Sports

JONESBORO — The 2016-17 All-Clayton County Wrestling Team can be seen below. Wrestler of the Year: Tyler Person, Morrow. Person went 22-3 this season ...

Meet Alabama's top-rated recruiting Class of 2019  Bama Maven

The University of Alabama had the nation's top recruiting class on Wednesday, the first day of the early-signing period, as 23 players signed their letter of intent ...

Dale Myers' long-term vision has Forest Park football moving in the right direction

FOREST PARK — The Forest Park High School football program has endured through difficult times over the last decade. The Panthers haven't qualified for the ...

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.

Clayton County Schools: Graduation rate rises  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Clayton County's high school graduation rate rose this year, though Clayton County students st...

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.

9 Clayton County players invited to play in 2017 Rising Seniors Game

JONESBORO — A handful of Clayton County football players have been invited to participate in the 2017 Rising Seniors Game to be played Dec. 30 at Mercer ...

After years of success, Alexius High enjoying new leadership role at Forest Park

Forest Park's Alexius High adjusting the life as the lone holdover from championship teams of the past.

2016-17 Clayton County All-County Basketball Team | Sports

The 2016-2017 basketball season was a memorable one for local high school programs. Inside is the All-County team as chosen by the staff of the Clayton ...

Drew High School to host 6th Annual Gary Townsend Invitational  Henry Herald

RIVERDALE — Drew High School and Southern Crescent Stadium will host the Sixth Annual Gary Townsend Invitational this Saturday. Several local teams will ...

2017 All-Clayton County Girls Track and Field Team

The Clayton News is pleased to name its All-County Girls Track and Field Team for the 2017 season.

AHS band director retires from one career to start another  Daily Tribune News

Dr. Kerry Bryant will be retiring in September, but there's definitely no golden-years rocking chair in his future. The director of bands at Adairsville High School ...

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.

2016 All-Clayton County Football Team | Sports

JONESBORO — Clayton County has been a hotbed for football talent over the last few seasons and the 2016 season was no different. The Clayton News is ...

Torpy at Large: The Tin Man meets The Spirit in the Sky  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A tribute to David Jayne, who after 30 years of fighting the nightmarish neurodegenerative disease ALS, died at his home in Georgia.

Changing of the Guard at Morrow FD | Features

After 37 years with the Morrow Fire Department, Division Chief of Fire Prevention and Fire Marshal Carl DeMarco couldn't help shedding a tear or two at his ...

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