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Marc Eggers

Marc Eggers





Recent Articles by Marc Eggers

  • Construction of new Georgia Poultry Lab ready to begin
    Soggy topsoil had to be replaced with bags of dry sand for the groundbreaking ceremony Monday morning at the site of the new Georgia Poultry Laboratory in the Gateway Industrial Centre off Highway 365 in northeastern Hall County.
  • Next Iranian president likely to be more tactful
    For eight years, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has played the role of global provocateur-in-chief: questioning the Holocaust, saying Israel should be erased from the map and painting U.N resolutions as worthless. His provocative style grated inside Iran as well - angering the country's supreme leader to the point of warning the presidency could be abolished.
  • Athens school layoffs coming
    More than 30 teachers and public school workers in the Athens area face losing their jobs next year under plans approved by the Clarke County school board.
  • No one wants to bury Boston bombing suspect
    A funeral home director was scrambling to find a cemetery that would bury a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, ignoring protesters gathered outside his business and saying everybody deserves a dignified burial service no matter the circumstances of his or her death.
  • Transportation Master Plan slowed by traffic
    Mention “traffic” in a community such as Gainesville and you’ll find plenty of people willing to talk about it, but also expect a broad swath of opinion on how the City should deal with it.
  • Local dealership aids international effort
    Two “wrapped” 2013 Toyota Sienna mini vans slowly pulled into the Milton Martin Toyota dealership just before lunch Monday. On the side of each robin-egg-blue vehicle were the words ”EQUIP World Relay” in giant text.
  • Heartbeat detected for Red Rabbit
    Fears that the Red Rabbit would stop running July 1st will not come to fruition, according to Hall County Commission Chairman Dick Mecum.
  • Good News Clinic breaks ground on new wing
    Two decades ago it started in an unused storage closet, less than 100-square feet in size. Thursday (twenty years later) shovels of dirt were turned over in a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of a 2000-square-foot addition at the Good News Clinic in Gainesville.
  • DNR asks striper fishermen for help
    Striped bass are not only the largest fish swimming in Lake Lanier, but they are one of the largest revenue generators for the area, as well.
  • Earth Day welcomes E-House
    More than 1 billion people in 192 countries are expected to participate in activities this year commemorating the 43rd annual Earth Day. A crowd slightly less than that number found their way deep inside the Elachee Nature Science Center Monday afternoon under cerulean blue skies and cool temperatures to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the "E-House".
  • Cherokee Bluffs Park meeting hears ideas, seeks more
    Is the master plan for a south Hall County park still what the public wants now that six-and-a-half years have elapsed since the groundbreaking ceremony was held?
  • Gainesville Council not happy with county decision on Red Rabbit
    The Gainesville City Council reacted strongly at their work session Thursday morning to the decision the night before by the Hall County Commission to abstain for applying from federal funding for the Red Rabbit transit service.
  • State agency struggles with computer outage
    Authorities say the Georgia Department of Driver Services has been struggling with a statewide computer outage at licensing and testing centers across the state.
  • Final detail in place, construction can now begin
    There remained one final detail needing to be dealt with before construction could begin on the planned shopping center on Dawsonville Highway across from the Olive Garden and Cheddars restaurants.
  • Record meth bust in north Fulton County
    A police chief says his officers seized more than 67 pounds of methamphetamine from an apartment in Sandy Springs.
  • State legislative session wrap-up
    The final days of the General Assembly's annual session were a flurry of activity, but the overall tenor of the 40-day effort was smoother than many years past, and the finished product suggests that Gov. Nathan Deal and top Republican legislators are firmly in control at the Georgia Capitol.
  • Hall County Agribusiness honors its own
    Ninth District Congressman Doug Collins fought to keep his composure as he told the story of what agricultural education and FFA meant to his family. Collins was standing before almost seventy farming, business and civic leaders at the annual Hall County Agribusiness Awards and Breakfast.
  • Final OK given to Dawsonville Hwy. rezoning
    Final approval was given by the Gainesville City Council Tuesday night for the rezoning of the much-discussed 25.11-acre parcel that faces Dawsonville Highway and backs up to the Lakeshore Heights Subdivision.
  • 'Luck of the Irish' rides with local cat
    When Gainesville resident Bruce Cash rang the door bell at Hall County Fire Station #13 late Sunday afternoon and told firefighters that his cat was stuck in a tree at nearby Sardis Park, they thought nothing out of the ordinary about it.
  • Marine General: Women ready for combat
    The first female Marine Corps general in charge of its basic training site on Parris Island says she's confident women in the Corps will be able to handle combat.
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