Man Arrested in Tuesday Search Identified

April 3, 2014
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The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man arrested after a search in Stephens County Tuesday. Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said the man authorities arrested on Tuesday was 36-year-old Justin Hixson of East Silver Shoals Road. The sheriff said it started Tuesday when a Sheriff’s Office deputy spotted Hixson driving while patrolling...

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Indian Baseball Bounces Back to Earn Split with Walnut Grove

April 3, 2014
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The Stephens County Indian baseball team bounced back from its first region loss earlier this week with a 7-2 win Wednesday on the road against the Walnut Grove Warriors. Walnut Grove took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on an RBI double by Bailey Dutton. However, the Indians plated three runs in the...

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Habersham Residents Reportedly Complaining of Odor Connected to Wilbros’ Owner

April 3, 2014
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The owner of the Wilbros facility already at the center of an odor controversy in Stephens County is reportedly causing a stink again in Habersham County. The Northeast Georgian newspaper reported that residents in the Alec Mountain Road area near Clarkesville are complaining of odor that is caused by soil amendments being applied to...

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NGTC Announces State SkillsUSA Winners, Participants

April 3, 2014
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NGTC Announces State SkillsUSA Winners, Participants

Five North Georgia Technical College students will participate in the National SkillsUSA competition later this year after winning at the state level. Those five, who won their competitions at the state SkillsUSA competition in March, are Patrick Bell of Cornelia in CNC Milling Technology, Adreona Howard of Toccoa in Criminal Justice, Jacob Hester of...

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Deadline Approaching To Claim 2010 Unclaimed Tax Refunds

April 3, 2014
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By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Refunds totaling over $28 million may be waiting for an estimated 23,000 taxpayers in Georgia, who did not file a federal income tax return for 2010. However, to collect the money, a return for 2010 must be filed with the IRS no later than April 15 this year...

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Census Bureau Releases 2013 Population Estimates

April 2, 2014
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Estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show a decline in population in Stephens County in 2013 when compared to 2012. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates Stephens County’s population as of July 1, 2013 at 25,683. That Census Bureau estimate shows that Stephens County has lost 137 people since the 2012 population estimate and 492...

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