Recent Articles by Marc Eggers
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An investigation has begun into the practices of a Rabun County animal shelter.
The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning for taxpayers to guard against a new scam trying to collect money to settle bogus IRS tax liens. The scam requests money to settle unpaid back-taxes to avoid IRS enforcement action.
The Hall County School Board is holding nothing back as they wrestle with budget deficits caused by shrinking tax digests and increased operating costs. At Monday night's meeting the Board voted to designate a number of school buses as surplus and, therefore, available for sale.
With so many vacant storefronts currently dotting our area’s commercial landscape, every time a parcel of land is rezoned by local authorities to allow new construction for a relocating or upstart business the question arises, “Why aren’t our leaders pushing harder to get those vacant sites filled before encouraging another groundbreaking ceremony?”
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board unanimously approved a request made by America’s Home place, Inc. to rezone 4.7 acres on Dawsonville Highway.
She laughed when the suggestion was made that her jersey would someday be retired and hung in the City Council meeting room, but Councilwoman Myrtle Figueras became emotional and teary-eyed when inducted into the Georgia Municipal Association's Hall of Fame last Monday.
The City of Gainesville plans to partner with American Legion Post #7 on Riverside Drive in Gainesville to restore the Old Chattahoochee Park Pavilion, located on the Legion’s property.
Hall County School Superintendent Will Schofield stayed within the Hall County system as he recommended three new principals for the 2012-2013 school year.
Over 200 family, friends, and neighbors stood quietly in the Clermont gym as unsuspecting Ellen Rogers walked through the door and on to the gym floor. "Surprise," they shouted in unison before breaking into a semi-cacophonous rendition of "Happy Birthday to You."
The federal government has sent a letter to Georgia officials saying the state's schedule for runoff elections violates federal law on overseas absentee ballots.
The Flowery Branch City Council unanimously approved the fiscal year 2013 budget at their Thursday evening meeting with no millage rate increase.
The Gainesville City Council voted 4-to-1 to spend $7.2 million to purchase the former Hall County jail on Main Street. This offer now goes before the Hall County Commission at their June 28th meeting for final acceptance.
The City of Flowery Branch has decided to wait until state crime lab results are returned before scheduling a public hearing aimed at possibly revoking the business and alcohol licenses for Best Buy Quality Foods on Atlanta Highway.
With a careful eye toward the financial horizon, Gainesville City Schools Chief Financial Officer Janet Allison presented a fiscal year 2013 budget for the Board’s approval that included neither a tax increase nor a millage roll-up.
Just in time for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, military officials say a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall is now open to the public at Fort Gordon.
Police and residents in Statham say an alligator has been living in a local pond, making for an unusual situation so far north of where the reptiles typically roam.
Chris Cummiskey, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, had an enormous compliment for the one-hundred-plus members and guests at the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Board of Director’s luncheon meeting held at the Georgia Power Pavilion on the shore of Lake Lanier Thursday afternoon.
Hickory Log Creek Reservoir in Canton is filled with water and primed to deliver its first drop after more than a decade of planning and construction and a cost of nearly $100 million.
Residents of Atlanta's northeast suburbs packed a public meeting and urge county commissioners to make a decision one way or another on a proposal to add commercial flights to an airport in Lawrenceville.
Downstream water demands and the resultant effect on the level of Lake Lanier should be minimal, that according to an announcement made yesterday by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District office.
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