Proposed Land Use Plan Still Under Review

December 4, 2013

Work continues on a proposed Stephens County Land Use Ordinance. Stephens County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said that the Land Use Regulations Committee has completed its initial review of a proposed land use plan for the county. “The committee has put together an ordinance for the Stephens County Board of Commissioners,” said Ayers.  “That ordinance...

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Adams Says Initial Ruling Still Pending in Federal Wilbros Suit

December 4, 2013

Local attorney Alton Adams says he continues to wait on a judge’s order in his clients’ suit in federal court against the Wilbros facility. In August, about 100 plaintiffs filed a suit in U.S. District Court in Gainesville alleging that the Wilbros facility on Rose Lane is violating the federal Air Quality and Emissions...

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Toys for Tots Campaign Underway

December 4, 2013

The Marine Corps is once again seeking “Toys for Tots” this holiday season. The annual holiday program to help collect toys for families and children in need during the Christmas season is underway. Don Alexander is the Toys for Tots Coordinator for Stephens, Franklin, Hart, and Elbert counties. He said collection boxes for new,...

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Chestatee Sweeps SCHS In Hoops

December 4, 2013

The Stephens County Indians and Lady Indians returned from Thanksgiving break with a pair of losses on the road at Chestatee on Tuesday night. In the girls’ game, the Lady Indians lost to the Lady War Eagles 52-40. Stephens County trailed by only six at the half, but Chestatee pulled away in the second...

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GHSA Releases New Regions

December 4, 2013

Proposed regions are out for the next two years in Georgia high school sports. Tuesday, the Georgia High School Association released proposed new regions for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school years. Stephens County will remain in Region 8-AAAA for another two years under the GHSA’s plan. Joining the Indians in Region 8-AAAA will be...

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Police Blotter

December 4, 2013

Stephens County Sheriff Randy Shirley said that a shooting incident that occurred last week in the Shorewood area of StephensCounty has been ruled as an accidental shooting. It occurred last Monday, November 25. Shirley said a woman suffered a single gunshot wound to the abdomen and was lifeflighted to Anderson Medical Center. At last...

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