Recent Articles by Marc Eggers
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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.
The Gainesville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to partner with the Georgia Department of Economic Development and conduct a feasibility study investigating the potential for a new convention center and adjacent hotel complex.
A 19-year-old Kennesaw State University student is in critical condition after being struck by a pickup truck while walking alongside a road in Athens.
Education advocates in Georgia and around the country are pushing proposals that would give parents a more direct say in the governance of their children's public schools.
The Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board approved by a 6-1 margin a rezoning request made by America’s Home Place for a 25.11 acre site on Dawsonville Highway, changing the zoning classification from primarily R-1 (Residential) to G-B (General Business).
The Flowery Branch City Council gave unanimous approval for a closed day care center located within the city to be renovated and used as an assisted living facility.
Several investors in metro Atlanta have announced plans to build what would be the largest film studio complex in Georgia.
The Gainesville City School Board gave their approval at Monday night’s work session to the establishment of a Tax Allocation District (TAD) at Lakeshore Mall, clearing the way for the sale of bonds to help finance the revitalization project.
The Hall County Commission gave a split-vote approval Thursday night to Riverbrook Village Development Partners for a rezoning request that has lingered for months before the Hall County Planning Commission, the County Commission, and in the media.
Hall County Commissioners listened closely, knowing that their decision about the handling of waste water that someday would be generated in a section of the county that now abounds with dense underbrush and tree-covered hills, would have great impact on the area's economic growth (read: jobs) for generations to come.
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