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Marc Eggers

Marc Eggers





Recent Articles by Marc Eggers

  • TSPLOST public meetings get underway
    The first of four public meetings for upcoming transportation projects in the 13-county Georgia Mountains Region took place Tuesday evening at the Spout Springs Library.
  • YMCA coming to Oakwood
    The partnership between the City of Oakwood and the Georgia Mountains YMCA will be growing…and very soon.
  • A piece of 9/11 now a part of Gainesville
    A piece of American history, a reminder of one of America’s darkest moments, now serves as a memorial for generations to come. A cross section of an I-beam girder that was once a part of the World Trade Center in New York City will take permanent residence in the lobby of Gainesville Fire Station #1.
  • 10th annual "9-11 Prayer Breakfast" thanks, remembers
    The first of numerous "9-11" commemorative events took place early this morning on the campus of Lakewood Baptist Church on Thompson Bridge Road near Gainesville. The tenth annual Anniversary Prayer Breakfast drew an estimated 125 civic leaders and servants.
  • Grass roots move wants tag offices reopened
    A 567-signature petition underscored Hall County Commission Chairman Tom Oliver’s request to add to the Thursday night voting agenda the reopening of two recently-closed Hall County satellite tag offices.
  • City Council approves redistricting map
    An eleventh hour change of heart by Gainesville City Councilman George Wangemann led to the narrow “3-to-2” adoption of a redistricting map for the city which parallels the one recently chosen by the Gainesville City School Board.
  • Security warning issued as 9-11 approaches
    The FBI and Homeland Security have issued a nationwide warning about al-Qaida threats to small airplanes, just days before the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks.
  • FBCC okays framework to charge residents for street lighting
    After nearly an hour discussing the language in the ordinance and two separate motions to adjust the semantics of the ordinance, the Flowery Branch City Council Thursday night approved the framework that will allow the city to begin charging all residents for street lights.
  • South Hall Business Coalition hears hopeful news
    The South Hall Business Coalition listened intently as Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce Vice President for Economic Development, Tim Evans, provided an update on the future expectations for business growth.
  • Hall, Jackson Co. unite to fight chicken house blaze
    Hall County firefighters responded Saturday to the report of a chicken house fire in the 5400 block of Bryant Quarter Road.
  • Former NBA player Crittenton charged with murder
    Javaris Crittenton, the former NBA player once suspended by the league for bringing a gun into the Washington Wizards' locker room, has been charged with murder in the shooting of a woman on an Atlanta street.
  • HC Commissioner Bell to host redistricting hearing
    It did not take long for the subject of redistricting to become a topic of discussion at Thursday night’s Hall County Commission meeting even though it was not listed as part of the published voting agenda.
  • Safe Kids Gainesville-Hall County awards banquet
    "Safe Kids Gainesville-Hall County" held their annual awards banquet during Thursday’s lunch hour at Riverbend Baptist Church. The numerous public safety organizations and civic groups present attested to the fact that keeping children safe is a team sport.
  • Pro-Israel Rally draws enthusiastic Poultry Park crowd
    Although the nation of Israel is barely the size of the state of Massachusetts, it holds a huge place in the hearts of many northeast Georgians.
  • New facility dedicated at law enforcement center
    Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and other federal officials have dedicated a new building at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center designed to help agents learn how to deal with problems in mass transit settings.
  • Habersham Co. investigator fired
    A Habersham County Special Victims Unit Investigator has been released from his job at the Sheriff's Department
  • Commission dislikes closing compactor sites option
    When Public Works Director Ken Rearden presented his department’s executive summary to the Hall County Commissioners Monday afternoon for improving the county’s fund balance, it included closing trash compactor sites on Sunday and closing the Allen Creek compactor site permanently. Commission Chairman Tom Oliver reacted strongly.
  • Buford man wins $115K in lottery; to halve with friend
    Two friends are having a ball since winning a Fantasy 5 jackpot prize.
  • MLK Memorial opens in DC
    Visitors got their first up-close look Monday at the memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., including a towering granite sculpture inspired by the civil rights leader's "I Have a Dream" speech.
  • Bomb threat closes Fulton Co. courthouse
    The Fulton County sheriff's office says authorities closed the area around the county courthouse Monday morning after someone called in a bomb threat.
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