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Marc Eggers

Marc Eggers





Recent Articles by Marc Eggers

  • Engineer's 'switch from hell' began GM recall woes
  • Texas GOP advances 'reparative therapy' for gays
    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.
  • Obama honors WWII, 9/11 generations at Normandy
    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.
  • World honors D-Day's fallen, 70 years on
    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.
  • 'Heroes' helped stop gunman at Seattle university
  • Truck drives into Wendy's dining room
    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.
  • Deal: Initiative will make college more affordable, save taxpayers millions
    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.
  • Gainesville project gives juvenile offenders chance to show they care
    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.
  • USDA says GA food stamp law violates federal rules
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture says legislation requiring certain food stamp recipients in Georgia to submit to drug testing violates federal regulations.
  • Jackson County assault suspect in custody
    The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was called to the Highway 124 Texaco Station Saturday in response to a shooting.
  • New cash-based Peach Pass available
    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.
  • Gainesville awarded $1 million for new housing
    “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 falters as Shinseki fights for his job
    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 storms down some trees in Banks County
    Afternoon thunderstorms that rolled through Banks County Thursday afternoon downed some trees.
  • Gainesville budget ready for inspection, public comment
    The City Council is ready to approve the 2015 budget, but not before at least one public hearing.
  • Captain D's robbery suspect arrested
    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.
  • Ga. GOP Senate primary cost at least $30 per vote
    The first round of Senate Republican primary voting in Georgia cost the campaigns and outside groups about $30 per vote, at least.
  • South Hall Biz Coalition hears about tourism
    “Tourism in Hall County is big business and business is good,” began Stacey Dickson, President of the Lake Lanier Convention and Visitors Bureau.
  • Green dream: a garden sprouts in midtown
    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 Co. asks for Gainesville's help on grant programs
    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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