Stephens County Schools Receive Good Budget Report

August 17, 2015

At Thursday’s Stephens County Board of Education meeting a review of the general fund balance from July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015 showed an excess of revenue of $547,935.83 with 100 percent of the fiscal year complete. The general fund balance also showed that the Stephens County School System came in under budget in expenditures...

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Salvation Army Couple Happy to be in Toccoa

August 17, 2015

A couple from Atlanta is now in charge of operations and ministry at the Salvation Army in Toccoa. Lts. Shaning and Melody Moran arrived from the Salvation Army Training School in Atlanta a little over a month ago. The Moran’s feel they are called to do this service. “It is definitely a special calling...

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Royston City Council, Mayor Approve Raise

August 17, 2015

The Royston City Council and Mayor have voted themselves a pay raise – the first one in ten years. At their meeting Tuesday evening, the Council went over a comparison of what their members are paid a month compared to other Franklin County municipalities and what they found was a surprise. According to the...

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Lady Indian Softball Beats East Hall

August 17, 2015

Stephens County High School’s softball team beat East Hall last week 8-1 in a non-region match up. The Lady Indians were led by Raina Mayfield who had a 3-run homerun and Peyton Terrell who had 2 doubles and 3 RBI’s. McKenzie Rogers pitched a complete game, striking out 4 for the win. The next...

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Indians Beat Habersham in Gridiron Scrimmage

August 14, 2015

The Stephens County Indians come out on the winning end of a scrimmage against Habersham Central. Friday, the Indians beat the Raiders 27 to 14 at the Reservation in Toccoa. Indians’ Head Coach Frank Barden says it was a typical scrimmage with some positives and some things that need more work. “I was real...

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Toccoa Man Pleads Guilty in Connection to Double Homicide

August 13, 2015

A man charged with malice murder in Stephens County has entered a guilty plea, avoiding a possible death penalty trial. 29- year-old Larrist Elcondo Mack of Toccoa pleaded guilty Friday in Stephens County Superior Court to a host of charges. Those charges include malice murder, felony murder, and possession of a firearm during the...

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