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Marc Eggers

Marc Eggers





Recent Articles by Marc Eggers

  • Gainesville to adjust pawn shop regs
    Gainesville Police Chief Brian Kelly brought before the City Council at Thursday’s work session a city ordinance amendment that he feels will better help in the recovery of stolen property - namely, those items that frequently end up in area pawn shops and secondhand dealers.
  • 4,800 construction jobs lost in state over past year
    A national trade association says Georgia lost roughly 4,800 construction jobs in the past year.
  • Falcons win-over South Hall biz leaders
    The South Hall Business Coalition held its monthly meeting Tuesday morning at the headquarters of one of south Hall County’s largest, and most closely followed, businesses: the Atlanta Falcons.
  • Feds give final approval to deepen Savannah harbor
    The federal government has given its final approval to deepen the Savannah harbor to make room for supersized cargo ships, a project that Georgia has sought for 16 years and that is expected to cost $652 million.
  • PFM Group to provide financial advice for Hall County
    The Hall County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday evening to retain The PFM Group for financial advice services.
  • Gainesville Care Center announces name change
    The Gainesville Care Center has a new name: Choices Pregnancy Care Center.
  • Hall cities await arbitration, hear about Lanier
    As representatives of the eight Hall County municipalities enjoyed dinner inside the exquisite and new City of Buford Community Center, quiet conversations among the city leaders alternated between the splendor of the new building and the stalemated Hall County Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) negotiations.
  • Ex-Gwinnett leader describes bribery as common
    A former Gwinnett County commissioner who will soon start serving a jail sentence for accepting a bribe from an undercover FBI agent said in an interview that she believes bribery was a common practice.
  • Chase leads to Murrayville man's arrest
    A Hall County man wanted on outstanding warrants was arrested Thursday afternoon following a brief high-speed chase that led from northwest Hall County into southern Lumpkin County.
  • Hall churches asked to join battle against child sexual abuse
    Ministerial representatives from nearly a dozen Hall County churches watched and listened intently to sobering video testimony about the life-long, life-changing effects that victims of childhood sexual abuse must endure.
  • 9th Congressional debate clarifies differences, similarities
    Republican candidate Doug Collins and Democratic candidate Jody Cooley spent ninety minutes Tuesday evening debating the issues most near-and-dear to the hearts of northeast Georgia citizens as they grappled for votes in their bid for the ninth congressional district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
  • Gainesville Pedestrian Bridge dedicated
    Against a backdrop of City Hall white marble, Georgia Mountains Center brownstone, and cerulean blue skies the Gainesville Pedestrian Bridge had its official dedication Tuesday afternoon.
  • Hall Planning Commission nixes Z-H Farms' rezoning request
    Personnel at the Georgia Mountains Center removed a dividing wall to double the size of the room for Monday night’s Hall County Planning Commission meeting. And well they did, as over 100 area residents showed up to demonstrate their solidarity in opposing the rezoning request of Z-H Farms.
  • Alcohol sales for non-profits on the horizon
    The Hall County Commission held a first reading and public hearing Tuesday afternoon to consider changing the County Code to allow alcohol sales at non-profit special events.
  • Oakwood plans to raise millage rate and a 'bubble'
    Oakwood residents could see two things going up in their city very shortly: millage rates and a "bubble" to cover the city’s swimming pool, allowing the facility to be open twelve months a year.
  • Warning sirens coming to Flowery Branch
    Three new storm warning systems are in the works for the city of Flowery Branch, part of a fund-matching grant provided by the Georgia Emergency Management Agency.
  • Planning Commission tables Price Road development
    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.
  • Operation Pill Drop returns
    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.
  • Commission: No Hall $$$ to Iran or Sudan
    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.
  • Council hears that Gainesville's borrowing power is strong
    Gainesville's City Council heard good news at their called meeting Thursday afternoon from Dianne McNabb, Director of Public Financial Management, Inc.
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