Recent Articles by Marc Eggers
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The Texas Republican Party would endorse psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay people straight under a new platform partly aimed at rebuking laws in California and New Jersey that ban so-called "reparative therapy" on minors.
Seventy years after Allied troops stormed the beaches at Normandy, President Barack Obama returned Friday to this hallowed battleground in what he called a "powerful manifestation of America's commitment to human freedom" that lives on in a new generation.
Gone are the screaming shells, seasick soldiers and bloodied waters of 1944. On Friday, a sun-splattered Normandy celebrated peace, with silent salutes, tears and international friendship marking 70 years since the D-Day invasion helped change the course of World War II and modern history.
A Dodge Ram pickup truck ended up in the dining room of the Wendy's Restaurant Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Georgia 400 and Highway 53.
Governor Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia was one of three states chosen to receive a $1 million grant to lead an education initiative, Guided Pathways to Success, focused on making college more affordable, boosting college completion and saving taxpayers millions.
What do juvenile offenders have in common with Georgia’s elderly? Because of a new Senior Service Learning Project just starting at the Department of Juvenile Justice, committed youth here are learning they may frequently share feelings of loneliness and abandonment, similar to those of Georgia’s elderly, who often feel confined or forgotten in senior centers and assisted living facilities.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says legislation requiring certain food stamp recipients in Georgia to submit to drug testing violates federal regulations.
The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Highway 124 Texaco Station Saturday in response to a shooting.
The State Road and Tollway Authority announced Monday that motorists who want to use the express lanes on I-85 can now purchase a “Pay’n’Go Peach Pass” at area Walgreen and CVS stores.
“We got notice Tuesday that we’ve got a million dollars coming to the city,” said Chris Davis, Gainesville’s Housing Program Manager, as he stood before the City Council at Thursday morning’s work session.
Support for embattled Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki eroded quickly Thursday, especially among congressional Democrats facing tough re-election campaigns, even as Shinseki continued to fight for his job amid allegations of delayed medical care and misconduct at VA facilities nationwide.
Afternoon thunderstorms that rolled through Banks County Thursday afternoon downed some trees.
The City Council is ready to approve the 2015 budget, but not before at least one public hearing.
Gainesville Police report the arrest of Robert Malcolm Thompson for the May 23rd robbery of the Captain D's Seafood Kitchen on Pearl Nix Parkway.
The first round of Senate Republican primary voting in Georgia cost the campaigns and outside groups about $30 per vote, at least.
“Tourism in Hall County is big business and business is good,” began Stacey Dickson, President of the Lake Lanier Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Jubilee Farm is the name in his aspiration. “We have a dream; we need some land,” Gainesville resident and attorney Frank Armstrong told the Gainesville City Council at Thursday morning’s work session. “Once we have the dirt we’ll start putting the dream together.”
Hall County is asking for the City of Gainesville’s assistance. That is nothing noteworthy in itself, except for the fact that relations between the two governing bodies have been stretched lately over matters such as SPLOST distribution, the planned Glades Reservoir, sewer services, etc.
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