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Marc Eggers

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Recent Articles by Marc Eggers

  • 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.
  • Record store closing in music hotbed of Athens
    The deep shelves of Schoolkids Records in downtown Athens are thinning out, and soon owner Ross Shapiro will close the store for good.
  • Ex-bank chairman faults Graves, Rogers in default
    The former chairman of a north Georgia bank who signed off on a $2.2 million loan to two prominent Republican lawmakers says he believes the eventual default was partly to blame for the bank's financial collapse.
  • UGA gets grant for minorities in science, math
    The University of Georgia and six other colleges in the state have received a $4.9 million federal grant to encourage minority participation in science, math and technology fields.
  • New schools, students begin school year in Habersham
    Habersham County welcomed back students and faculty as the bells rang for the first time at three new county schools.
  • New information on beef recall
    At least three major grocery store chains are recalling certain packages of ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination and the types of products and "sell by" dates were released late Sunday night.
  • Ga. wants to add measures for assessing schools
    Georgia may soon be able to overhaul how it measures success in public education after a decade of leaning on standardized test scores to determine whether schools are meeting federal benchmarks.
  • Determined Hall Commission finds way to fund Parks and Leisure
    The Hall County Commission voted unanimously at their Thursday board meeting to approve a plan which would allow the county to continue operating the Parks and Leisure Services Department.
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