Highway 17 Work Starting in Stephens Co.

June 20, 2013
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Some of the initial work on the Highway 17 widening and relocation project in Stephens County is underway. Georgia Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope said crews started doing some work this week. “Work began on Monday,” said Georgia Department of Transportation spokesperson Teri Pope. “The contractor started clearing so work has officially begun....

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June 28 Deadline to Apply for School Board Seat Approaching

June 20, 2013
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The Stephens County Board of Education continues to accept applications from residents interested in filling Jerry Steele’s soon to be vacated seat on the school board. Steele announced last month that he would resign from the school board effective at the end of this month as his son, Sandy Steele, will officially take over...

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Grants Being Sought for Sewer Expansion Project

June 20, 2013
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Potential grant funds could help Toccoa and Stephens County push forward on the expansion of sewer on Big A Road and the Toccoa By-pass. Monday, Toccoa City Commissioners approved entering into an agreement with the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission to apply for two grants to help pay for the project. According to Stephens County...

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Police Blotter

June 20, 2013
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The Georgia Department of Transportation is reporting that it has had tractor batteries stolen in Stephens County. The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a DOT worker on Monday who said his crew left their tractors at a local store last Thursday and found when they returned Monday that someone had cut...

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Toccoa, Stephens Co. Settle SPLOST Split

June 19, 2013
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Stephens County and Toccoa City Commissioners reach an agreement on splitting revenues if voters approve SPLOST VI later this year. After meeting for more than an hour on Tuesday, the two sides met in the middle and agreed that if SPLOST VI is voted in, Stephens County will receive roughly 70 percent of the...

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Stephens Co. BOE Approves FY 2014 Budget

June 19, 2013
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The Stephens County Board of Education puts its final stamp of approval on its Fiscal Year 2014 budget. The school board unanimously approved the final budget at its meeting Tuesday. The nearly $32 million budget shows no change from the tentative budget approved last month. Next year’s budget is slightly smaller than the current...

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  • August 19, 2013English Classes
  • March 28, 2014Celebrity for a Day!
  • April 3, 2014Stephens County Extension 4-H fundraiser Vidalia Onion Sale
  • April 21, 2014Divorce Care, a special help seminar and support group
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