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This Web site is offered to you conditioned upon your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein. Your use of Stephens County Development Authority Web site constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions and notices. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.

General Information
Stephens County Development Authority provides the information and materials on this Web site as a service to the general public. SCDA personnel and the general public may use this system to review and retrieve publicly available information. Anyone using this system expressly consents to administrative monitoring at all times. You are further advised that system administrators may provide evidence of possible criminal activity identified during such monitoring to appropriate law enforcement officials. Evidence of unauthorized use collected during such monitoring may be used for civil, criminal, administrative or other adverse action. If you do not wish to consent to monitoring, exit this system now.

Disclaimer of Liability
Stephens County Development Authority endeavors to offer the most current, correct and complete information in this Web site. Nevertheless, errors may occur and information may become dated. Stephens County Development Authority disclaims any responsibility for typographical errors and accuracy or timeliness of the information that may be contained on Stephens County Development Authority's Web site. Stephens County Development Authority also reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice. Stephens County Development Authority makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, accuracy, content or completeness of any information or data that is contained in this Web site. In any situation where the official printed document or notice differs from the information contained in this Web site, the official printed document or notice takes precedence.

If misleading, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate information is brought to our attention, a reasonable effort will be made to fix or remove it. Please contact the web administrator at with any concerns.

Links to Third Party Sites
This Web site may include links to external Web sites. Stephens County Development Authority does not control those sites and is not responsible for any information provided by those sites. Stephens County Development Authority is not responsible for any information located at any Web site. Each individual Web site has its own set of policies about what information is appropriate for public access. Stephens County Development Authority shall not be liable for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from accessing other Web sites from Stephens County Development Authority's Web site.

Disclaimer of Damages
By using Stephens County Development Authority Web site, you assume all risks associated with the use of this site including any risk to your computer, software or data being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file that might be transmitted or activated via Stephens County Development Authority Web site or your access to it. Stephens County Development Authority shall not be liable for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from inconvenience, incorrect information, or loss of use, data or process, whether in an action based on contract, negligence or other tortious conduct arising out of or in connection with the use or misuse of this Web site or performance of information available from this Web site, even if Stephens County Development Authority has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses.

Disclaimer of Endorsement
Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Stephens County Development Authority. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of Stephens County Development Authority, and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

Disclaimer of Warranties
The City makes no representations about the suitability of the information contained in the data published on Stephens County Development Authority's website. All data and information are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Stephens County Development Authority hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions of any kind, express or implied, about this information and data including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

Copyrights and Trademarks
All material on this Web site is the intellectual property of Stephens County Development Authority, except for some material that is copyrighted by others and used here by permission and information that is licensed for use here. The material on this site may not be copied, reproduced or otherwise used for commercial purposes without the written permission of the owner or copyright holder. This Web site also contains some trademarks, which may not be appropriated by persons other than the trademark owner and may not be used contrary to trademark law. If you wish to request permission to use materials in a manner otherwise prohibited herein, please contact the Stephens County Development Authority.

Misuse of Website
You may not use Stephens County Development Authority Web site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden or impair Stephens County Development Authority Web site and service or interfere with any other parties' use and enjoyment of Stephens County Development Authority Web site. You may not use Stephens County Development Authority Web site and service to publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, obscene or otherwise unlawful material or information, including another's proprietary information, including trademarks or copyrighted information, without express authorization from the rights holder.

Public Disclosure
Information collected at this site will become subject to the State of Georgia's Public records Act.

Stephens County Development Authority may amend or modify this information or impose new conditions at any time upon notice from Stephens County Development Authority to you as published through this website. Any use of the website by you after such notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of the new conditions or modifications. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms, notices and disclaimers.

Privacy Policy
"We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We may collect personally identifiable information when you visit our site. We also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information and the page(s) you visited. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to anyone." View a more detailed privacy policy here.


The SCDA is responsible for the recruitment of new businesses including industrial, manufacturing, distribution, corporate and regional headquarters and customer service centers. It also provides support and assistance with all other types of economic development projects.

The SCDA also works with existing businesses and industries to ensure their continued success. While recruitment of new industry is a significant function, aiding in existing industry expansion and retention is just as significant. About 80 percent of all new jobs in Georgia come as a result of existing industry expansion.

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