Stephens County BOE to Pursue Charter Status

By Charlie Bauder, WNEG Radio, Toccoa The Stephens County School System will pursue charter system status. Tuesday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve and sign a letter of intent to send to the state Department of Education declaring that the school system would seek to pursue charter system status. According to Stephens County School Superintendent Sherrie […]

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New DA Says Office Left in “Deep State of Neglect”

New Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White says the office he inherited is filled with years of backlogged cases. White attended the Franklin County Board of Commissioners work session Tuesday to ask them for extra funding to supplement the salary of his new Chief Assistant District Attorney. White told the board the office of the District Attorney is in […]

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IRS Warns of Scam Targeting College Students

The Internal Revenue Service today warned college students and other taxpayers to beware of an emerging federal tax refund scam tempting students to relinquish their personal identification and file tax returns claiming fraudulent refunds. Misleading and bogus refund claims using the American Opportunity Education Tax Credit have been identified on college campuses throughout the Southeast Region.   These schemes carry […]

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