Recent Articles by Marc Eggers
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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".
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?
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.
Authorities say the Georgia Department of Driver Services has been struggling with a statewide computer outage at licensing and testing centers across the state.
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.
A police chief says his officers seized more than 67 pounds of methamphetamine from an apartment in Sandy Springs.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
There's was a deadly bus crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike this morning.
The City of Braselton has asked the City of Gainesville to partner with them to simplify and create enforcement leverage in the billing of water and sewer services for their citizens who live in the Hall County portion of the municipality that straddles four counties.
The Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation stood before nearly 200 business and community leaders and said, “I want you to know we have a very business-friendly board now; most of them come from the business sector. So it's giving us an opportunity to look at things very much differently.”
The Oakwood City Council decided Monday night to allow the Hall County Board of Elections to conduct Oakwood's city-wide election on November 5th; however, approval did not come unanimously.
Parents in Dunwoody are discussing the possibly of forming their own school district, which would break away from the beleaguered DeKalb County Schools.
An Athens man accused of dealing drugs has been convicted of murder in the stabbing death of a man prosecutors say was killed for snatching prescription pills.
The final hurdle for a much-discussed rezoning request will probably happen at Tuesday night’s Gainesville City Council meeting.
What appeared at first to be a lack of interest by Gainesville residents to volunteer to be a part of a transportation focus group might be simply a matter of miscommunication.
University of North Georgia President Dr. Bonita Jacobs told the South Hall Business Coalition that things were progressing nicely in the recent consolidation of Gainesville State College with North Georgia College and State University to form UNG.
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