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Fireworks shows scheduled for this weekend; officials urge caution for personal fireworks use

    Fireworks shows scheduled for this weekend; officials urge caution for personal fireworks use

Breckenridge and Stephens County will celebrate Independence Day with two community fireworks show, and although fireworks are on sale in the county, local officials want to remind residents and visitors that it is illegal to use fireworks in the city limits.

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Stephens County Commissioners approve 2021 budget and tax rate, lift burn ban

    Stephens County Commissioners approve 2021 budget and tax rate, lift burn ban

Stephens County commissioners adopted the 2021 fiscal-year budget and tax rate at their regular meeting Monday, Sept. 14. They also lifted the county-wide burn ban that was put in place in May and then reinstated in August.

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County-wide burn ban extended for 90 days as extreme dry conditions continue to plague area

    County-wide burn ban extended for 90 days as extreme dry conditions continue to plague area

Stephens County Commissioners voted at their meeting on Monday to reinstate the county-wide burn ban for another 90 days due to extreme dry conditions in the county. Breckenridge Fire Chief

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Lifted burn ban allows area residents to burn brush; caution still advised

    Lifted burn ban allows area residents to burn brush; caution still advised

Breckenridge Fire Chief Calvin Cheney said that although the fire ban has been lifted and local residents can continue to burn brush outside the city limits, everyone needs to use

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Stephens County joins eight others as ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’ in Texas

  Stephens County joins eight others as ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’ in Texas

The Commissioners Court voted Tuesday morning, Nov. 12, to make Stephens County the ninth “Second Amendment Sanctuary County” in Texas.

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County Commissioner Ed Russell will not seek re-election; homecoming bon fire canceled due to burn ban

  County Commissioner Ed Russell will not seek re-election; homecoming bon fire canceled due to burn ban

Precinct 1 County Commissioner Ed Russell announced on Monday that he will not be seeking reelection for a third term

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Commissioners make appointments to ambulance service task force, continue burn ban

  Commissioners make appointments to ambulance service task force, continue burn ban

At their meeting on Monday, July 22, Stephens County commissioners appointed County Judge Michael Roach and Precinct 3 County Commissioner

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County Commissioners reinstate burn ban; fireworks allowed in county

  County Commissioners reinstate burn ban; fireworks allowed in county

Following the recommendation of Breckenridge Fire Chief Calvin Chaney, Stephens County Commissioners reinstated the county-wide burn ban at their meeting

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County commissioners leave burn ban off; fire chief urges caution with outdoor burning

  County commissioners leave burn ban off; fire chief urges caution with outdoor burning

Following a discussion with Breckenridge Fire Chief Calvin Chaney on moisture conditions in the county and the weather forecast, Stephens

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Commissioners vote for county speed limits, continue burn ban

  Commissioners vote for county speed limits, continue burn ban

The Stephens County Commissioners took a major step forward in setting lower speed limits for some county roads when they

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