Census Bureau Releases 2013 Population Estimates

April 2, 2014

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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Watch Out For Scams, Says IRS

April 2, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service is issuing a reminder to people to watch out for tax scams as the April 15th tax filing deadline approaches. AM 630 WNEG has received reports of a person in the area receiving a phone call from someone saying that they are from the government and telling the person that...

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Stephens Co. Continues To Organize Planning Commission

April 2, 2014

With a land use ordinance in place, Stephens County is now organizing the planning commission that will help administer that new ordinance for the county. At their March 11 meeting, Stephens County Commissioners appointed the initial five people that will serve on the county’s planning commission. Then back on March 25, county commissioners voted...

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Hwy. 17 Beam Setting Went Well Monday, Says DOT

April 2, 2014
Hwy. 17 Beam Setting Went Well Monday, Says DOT

The first set of beams for the new Highway 17 bridge over Eastanollee Creek are in place after being set on Monday. Georgia Department of Transportation Spokesperson Teri Pope said crews completed all of the work that was planned for Monday without any major problems. “We set all six beams that we had planned...

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Police Blotter

April 2, 2014

A Toccoa woman faces charges after a car accident late last month. The Toccoa Police Department stated that an officer responded to an accident during the afternoon of March 26 on Falls Road. The report stated that a female driver had run off the road while headed south on the northbound side of the...

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Single Finalist Named for Stephens Co. Superintendent Position

April 1, 2014

The Stephens County Board of Education makes its choice. Monday, the Stephens County Board of Education voted to name former Gilmer County School Superintendent Bryan Dorsey as the single finalist for the position of Stephens County School Superintendent. All board members present approved Dorsey as the only finalist to replace Sherrie Whiten, who retired...

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