Recent Articles by Marc Eggers
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Things got a bit tense at Monday evening’s meeting of the Hall County Planning Commission. At one point Chairman Don Smallwood had to tap his gavel several times before giving it a resounding "bang" and bringing wide-eyed silence to the room.
fter collecting a record 276 tons of expired or unwanted medications in a nationwide voluntary surrender-program last April, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency decided to present the opportunity again for individuals to properly dispose of such items, no questions asked.
The Hall County Commission Thursday night unanimously approved a resolution that normally would be outside the scope of their jurisdiction: business relationships with the nations of Iran and Sudan.
Gainesville's City Council heard good news at their called meeting Thursday afternoon from Dianne McNabb, Director of Public Financial Management, Inc.
veryone seems to have two things in common regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA): questions about its nuances and opinions about its existence.
The Hall County School System approved at Monday night’s Board meeting a SPLOST III funding request to spend $59,000 in an attempt to resolve a twice-daily, long-standing traffic headache.
When the Gainesville City School Board reached the point in their work session agenda where the topic of restoring furlough days was to be considered, Superintendent Dr. Merrianne Dyer asked the Board to momentarily table their discussio
White County authorities have charged a Gainesville man with public indecency and drunkenness following an incident on Thursday that included exposing himself to students on a White County School bus.
City leaders, school administrators, family members, and Red Elephant alumni young and old assembled in front of the new Dr. P.K Dixon Field House to cut a ribbon and kick-off another Gainesville High School football season.
The Hall County Commission met in special session Thursday morning to approve the millage rate set by the Hall County School Board for the upcoming tax year.
Not knowing where a piece of legislation will take you can be a very dangerous undertaking, but the need to be positioned so as to NOT miss out on an opportunity is equally critical.
Unable to reach an agreement on how to divide Local Option Sales Tax revenues to be collected over the next ten years (estimated at nearly $25 million per year), leaders of the eight municipalities in Hall County and leaders of Hall County government decided to go to mediation.
While the dust has yet to settle following a grueling battle for the Republican nomination for the newly created U.S. 9th Congressional District seat, the lone, uncontested Democrat kicked off his campaign.
"There is one entity that controls your future: that is the United States Army." Such was the conspectus offered by David Word, environmental engineer with Joe Tanner and Associates, as he addressed the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors meeting Thursday afternoon.
Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown was the guest speaker at the South Hall Business Coalition’s monthly meeting. Brown told Coalition members that the City of Oakwood has lived "within their means".
Two sewer issues came before the Gainesville City Council at Thursday morning’s work session: one was scheduled, the other not
The 100 chairs that had been set up in the main conference room at the Spout Springs Library quickly filled as 165 politically-curious voters awaited the start of Tuesday night’s South Hall Republican Club candidate forum.
With only one week left to convince voters that they deserve to be the Republican candidate for Georgia’s newly created 9th U.S. Congressional district, Martha Zoller and Doug Collins traded barbs at Monday night’s moderated debate at the Gainesville Civic Center.
"The Rock" on Pearl Nix Parkway is a longtime part of Gainesville High School life and lore.
Thanks to a Supreme Court ruling less than two months ago allowing Lake Lanier to be used as a drinking water source for the City of Gainesville, costly plans to pump water from the proposed Glades Reservoir into the existing Cedar Creek Reservoir have been set aside.
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