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Edna Jackson sworn-in to Georgia House, replaces late Rep. Mickey Stephens

ATLANTA, Ga. (WTGS) — Chatham County has a new member representing it in the Georgia House of Representatives. Rep. Edna Jackson was sworn in Thursday in Atlanta. She will represent the 165th House District, replacing the late Representative Mickey Stephens. In a Facebook post, Jackson said she was sworn-in, in...
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Special election to be held to fill Rep. Mickey Stephens’ seat

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - Governor Kemp announced Friday a Special Election for House District 165 to fill the vacancy due to the passing of Representative Mickey Stephens. The Special Election will be on November 2, 2021 and will run concurrent to the November 2, 2021 Municipal Election. You can find...
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Lang to run for Rep. Mickey Stephens' seat

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — Chatham County Board of Elections member Antwan Lang is running to fill the state House of Representatives seat left open following the death of Mickey Stephens. Stephens died at 77 on Aug. 14 after battling a long-term illness. Lang, 24, is the youngest elected official in...
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Community holds service to celebrate life of State Rep. Mickey Stephens

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — Many gathered at Savannah State’s Tiger Arena Tuesday evening to celebrate the life of state representative Mickey Stephens. Stephens was an educator, coach, mentor and member of the Georgia House of Representatives. He died on Aug. 14 after battling a long-term illness. Local leaders and family...
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Savannah Morning News

'A life well-lived:' Friends, family and peers gather to celebrate life of Mickey Stephens

Friends, family and the Savannah community joined together this week to honor the life of longtime State Rep. Mickey Stephens. It started on Tuesday with a program hosted by Savannah State University at Tiger Arena, which drew about 200 people and included fellow politicians, fraternity brothers and Stephens' former students.
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Memorial held for Rep. Mickey Stephens

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - It’s a hard day for many as the community comes together to honor the life of State Representative Mickey Stephens. Stephens died last week at the age of 77. The memorial was held at Savannah State University. People have shared so many memories of Rep. Stephens,...
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Savannah Morning News

Sen. Jackson: The death of Rep. Mickey Stephens is the death of a community 'warrior'

This is an op-ed by State Sen. Lester Jackson (D-Savannah). He has served in the Georgia General Assembly since 1999. Savannah lost a great friend of this community a few days ago. The passing of State Rep. Mickey Stephens will deny our city and county his passionate leadership. We can all recognize the work that he did in the schools where he taught, the teams he coached, his service on the Savannah-Chatham County School Board and his many years of service as a state representative.
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Funeral arrangements announced for Rep. Mickey Stephens

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Funeral arrangements have been announced for Georgia Rep. Mickey Stephens. The Savannah native died Saturday, Aug. 14, surrounded by his family. He was 77. A viewing will be held Tuesday from noon to 4 p.m. at The Adams Chapel (510 Stephenson Avenue). Visitors are asked to...
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Savannah-area leaders react to passing of Rep. Mickey Stephens

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTGS) — The Savannah community is continuing to remember Representative Mickey Stephens. Stephens (D- Savannah) died this weekend after battling an illness for several years. “To Gloria he was a husband, to Karlis and Edward Jr. he was a father. To thousands he was a teacher, coach, to...
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Georgia House Rep. Mickey Stephens passes away following extended illness

SAVANNAH (WJCL) -- Democratic Georgia House Rep. Mickey Stephens has died. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Stephens died Saturday after an extended illness. According to the AJC, he was first elected in 2002. After serving one term through 2004, Stephens returned to hold the seat for House District 165, encompassing much of east Savannah, from January 2009 until his passing.
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Rep. Mickey Stephens dies at 77, Savannah mayor and superintendent react

SAVANNAH, Ga (WTGS) — A man who wore many hats for the Savannah community died at the age of 77, and community leaders are sharing their grievances Sunday. Rep. Edward Stephens (D-165), known as Rep. Mickey, was an educator, coach, and member of the Georgia House of Representatives. He had been suffering from a long-term illness for several years.
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Savannah native Rep. Mickey Stephens passes away at age 77

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — Georgia Representative and Savannah native Mickey Stephens, passed away Saturday. Stephens was 77. Stephens represented the Hostess City in the General Assembly first from 2002 to 2003, and then again when he was re-elected in 2014. He had been sick for some time and took...
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State Rep. Mickey Stephens dies at age 77

Georgia House Representative Edward “Mickey” Stephens, D-Savannah, died Saturday after an extended illness and years of public service in Georgia. Stephens was 77 years old. Stephens was first elected in 2002. After serving one term through 2004, Stephens returned to hold the seat for House District 165, encompassing much of east Savannah, from January 2009 until his passing.
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Savannah Morning News

Georgia House Rep. Mickey Stephens of Savannah dies at age 77: 'A man of quiet strength'

Georgia House Representative Mickey Stephens, D-Savannah, died Saturday after an extended illness and years of public service in Georgia. Stephens was 77 years old. Stephens was first elected in 2002. After serving one term through 2004, Stephens returned to hold the seat for House District 165, encompassing much of east Savannah, from January 2009 until his passing.
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