Dr. Thompson hired as Deputy Superintendent for Stephens County Schools

The Stephens County Board of Education has hired a Deputy Superintendent to serve under Stephens County School Superintendent Dr. Daniel Oldham. On Tuesday, at the Board of Education regular scheduled meeting, the board went into executive session to discuss personnel, after coming out the board voted and approved the school system’s HR Report. The HR Report named Dr. Matthew Thompson […]

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DPH launches COVID Vaccine Dashboard on website

The Georgia Department of Public Health has announced its plans to launch a new COVID vaccine dashboard on the DPH website at dph.georgia.gov. The dashboard will provide a detailed, transparent picture of vaccination administration in Georgia. According to Nancy Nydam with the Department of Public Health, as part of the transition to the new dashboard, you will see a one-time […]

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DPH reports 69th COVID Death in Stephens County

The Georgia Department of Public Health is now reporting 69 COVID-related deaths in Stephens County with 2,806 residents testing positive for the virus, since the beginning of the global pandemic. The latest report was released Tuesday afternoon. The latest report has Habersham County with 133 deaths and now 4,491 positive cases of the virus. In other neighboring counties, Franklin County […]

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SCBC approve budget amendments for FY21

During last week’s regular scheduled meeting of the Stephens County Board of Commissioners, the commission approved several Fiscal Year 2021 Budget amendments. According to County Administrator Phyllis Ayers, the amendments were for the Sheriff’s Office, Emergency Management, Senior Center, Buildings and Grounds, Rural Fire Protection and Public Works. She says some of the amendments were changes that moved money from […]

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SCBC renews contract with Rave Mobility Safety for Alert Notification system

The Stephens County Board of Commissioners authorized 911/EMA Director Danielle Rhodes to sign a renewal quote for the Stephens County Alert notification system. During the Commission meeting last week, the board approved a motion authorizing Rhodes signature for a quote from Rave Mobility Safety for a three-year renewal. According to County Administrator Phyllis Ayers, Rave Mobility Safety offered three renewal […]

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