Clayton County Public Schools Holds Groundbreaking for Convocation Center
MORROW — Clayton County Public Schools held a groundbreaking ceremony for its Student Convocation Center and College and Career Academy Thursday at the old Sears store site at Southlake Mall. The $117 million project is scheduled to open in the summer of 2025. “Today is a historical one for...
Clayton County Board of Education Approves Six Principal Appointments
JONESBORO — During its regular meeting on Dec., 4, the Clayton County Board of Education approved the appointment of six principals and several other school system leaders. Please purchase a subscription to read our premium content. If you have a subscription, please log in or sign up for an account on our website to continue.
Clayton County Police Searching for Missing Teen with Mental Health Conditions
Clayton County police are urgently searching for a missing 14-year-old, Noel Tapia. Diagnosed with bipolar schizophrenia and depression, Tapia was last seen in Stockbridge. Described as Hispanic, with brown eyes and black hair, authorities believe the teen is traveling on foot. Any sightings should be reported to 911 or (770) 477-3747.
MISSING: 87-year-old Hampton man with dementia
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Clayton County police are searching for an 87-year-old disabled veteran. Frederick Speights as last seen around noon Dec. 10 at a resident on Knotty Pine Place in Hampton. He may be driving a red Lexus GS300. Speights is suffering from dementia. He is 5-feet-6-inches tall and...
Clayton County police looking for missing teen with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia
Clayton County police are looking for a missing teenager diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
MARTA names Clayton representative next chairwoman of board
2024 MARTA board to be led by Clayton County representative
Police looking for missing 14-year-old boy with schizophrenia, depression in Clayton County
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Clayton County police are looking for a missing teenage boy who has several mental health conditions. Noel Tapia, 14, was last seen at Villas at Hanover in Stockbridge near 9 p.m. Saturday. He has been diagnosed with bipolar schizophrenia, depression and mood swings and takes medication, police said.
Elderly Disabled Veteran Missing in Clayton County, Atlanta
Urgent assistance needed in Clayton County to locate an 87-year-old disabled veteran, Frederick Speights. Last seen in the Hampton neighborhood, possibly traveling in a 2006 red Lexus GS300. Any information on the whereabouts of this 5-foot-6, bald individual with brown eyes is crucial. Please contact police immediately.
Authorities looking for missing teen out of Clayton County
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — Clayton County Police need help to find a missing 14-year-old Sunday. Noel Tapia was last seen just before 9 p.m. at the Village at Hannover Apartments in Stockbridge. Officers said there is concern since Noel is on medication for certain conditions. Anyone with information is...
Clayton County police looking for woman with belongings in shopping cart
CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Clayton County Police Officers responded to a missing person report in Riverdale on Dec. 7 at 3:17 p.m. The incident occurred in the 200th Block of Rountree Road. The missing person has been identified as Amethyst Reed. According to information received during the investigation, Reed was...
Mattie’s Call: Disabled veteran missing in Clayton County
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Clayton County police need your help locating an elderly disabled veteran. Frederick Speights was last seen on Sunday in the Hampton neighborhood near Knotty Pine Place. The 87-year-old is described as 5-foot-6 and weighs about 185 pounds. He has brown eyes and is bald.
Missing in Georgia: Police searching for teen boy diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Above video: Your Monday headlines. Download the WJCL App for breaking news alerts: Apple | Google Play. Police in Georgia need your help finding a missing teen diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. According to the Clayton County Police Department, Noel Tapia, 14, was reported missing...
Urgent Mattie's Call, Clayton County Police Seek Missing Woman Amethyst Reed in Riverdale Area
Clayton County police are looking for a woman whose disappearance has sparked concern. She has been identified as Amethyst Reed and was last seen with a shopping cart full of her belongings. According to FOX5 Atlanta, officers were called to Rountree Road in Riverdale this past Thursday afternoon; Reed's last known location was near Highway 85.
Hannah Payne murder trial: Police body cam video
Body camera video from the first Clayton County police officer to arrive at the scene of a 2019 road rage murder was played in court on Dec. 8, 2023. This video has been edited to remove shots of the victim, 62-year-old Kenneth Herring.
North Clayton Middle School Football Team Honored
JONESBORO — The state champion North Clayton Middle School football team was recently honored by the Clayton County Board of Education. The School Board honored the team during its regular meeting on Dec. 4. North Clayton beat Eagle’s Landing Middle 29-13 in the semifinals and John Lewis Middle 40-6...
Witness describes moments before police say woman shot and killed an accused hit-and-run driver
A witness in the trial of a woman accused of killing a hit-and-run driver says the victim looked her in the eye after he was shot.
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Instruction: People outdoors should seek shelter immediately. If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Target Area: Clayton; DeKalb; Fayette; Henry; Rockdale.