Shepherds Hill Academy co-founders Beth and Trace Embry started  the residential boarding school with a handshake and $200.
Toccoa Falls College upper classmen Austin Rapier and David Ramirez help freshmen students with moving in to the college last week.
 Matt Ausborn submitted this photo of the eclipse to The Toccoa Record.
PTL Equipment was presented with the L.P. Bub Greer Manufacturing/Industry Business of the Year Award. Pictured along with PTL Equipment president Jon Heffer and sales executive Steve Robbins are members of Greer’s family – grandson Wes Chambers, daughter Peggy Chambers, son-in-law Al Chambers and grandson Brad Chambers.
The tarmac at the Toccoa-Stephens County Airport was crowded with planes on Monday.

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Receiving awards from Sheriff Randy Shirley at the Sheriff’s Office’s annual Christmas dinner were Ronnie Edmonds (left) and Randy Mobley (right).

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office recently recognized deputy and jailer of the year for 2016.

Pictured are (from left)Austin Allen, Dawson Dunn, Konnor Quick, Jermain Barnett, and Malik Rogers, organizers of the Kids Chasing Dream (K.C.D.) organization.

The program aims to provide teenagers an opportunity to discuss modern topics and issues and lend their opinions to the discussions.

New officers and directors are (front, from left) Linda Barrett, JoAnn Bruner, Crystal Garner, Jodi Bullard, Joni Ingram and  B.J. Alexander. At rear are Laury Gardner, Betty Powell, Maralee Ray, Melissa Smith and Shelley Phillips.

The Georgia Upstate Lakes Board of Realtors installed its new officers and board of directors at its annual membership meeting held on Dec. 15.

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