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Marc Eggers

Marc Eggers





Recent Articles by Marc Eggers

  • Dahlonega City Council ready for 2014
    The first Dahlonega City Council meeting of 2014 began with the swearing in of new members Roman Gaddis, Michael Clemons and Mitchell Ridley.
  • Two Dawson County men still missing
    Dawson County authorities continue to search for two friends who decided to go fishing early Thursday morning and have not been seen since.
  • Gov. Deal details education proposals
    Governor Nathan Deal says he will propose that the state establish a separate scholarship within the HOPE grant program to provide full tuition for technical college students with a 3.5 grade-point average.
  • Drug testing for Gainesville employees to expand
    At their first work session of the year the Mayor and City Council heard of plans to expand random drug testing among Gainesville City employees to enhance their drug-free workplace program.
  • Cobb police officer shoots, kills suspect
    Cobb County authorities say a police officer shot and killed a man suspected of stealing a motorcycle.
  • Eating-out on Christmas becoming popular
    Not long ago Santa’s culinary options would have been limited to the half-dozen Waffle Houses scattered, covered and smothered, in the Gainesville area. Today that number has grown.
  • City hears from public on BOE's decision on guns
    The Gainesville City Council was told Tuesday evening that there had been reaction to the previous night’s decision by Gainesville City Schools to provide School Resource Officers with three Colt 6920 M4 semi-automatic carbine rifles for their schools.
  • GHS Coach Bruce Miller and others honored by School Board
    The weeks that connect Thanksgiving into Christmas are a time when people pause to reflect on the year almost completed, and to recognize the good things that have happened around them. Monday night’s Gainesville City School Board meeting was no exception.
  • 3 young pandas at Atlanta zoo are girls, not boys
    Surprise! Three young giant pandas born at Atlanta's zoo that were thought to be males are actually females.
  • Eggs & Issues talks economy, education, responsibility
    A standing-room-only crowd packed the main ballroom at the Gainesville Civic Center Thursday morning for the annual “Eggs & Issues” breakfast sponsored by the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce.
  • ATL general manager to retire
    The general manager of the world's busiest airport has announced plans to retire early next year.
  • Good News at Noon Christmas party draws hundreds
    Santa had an opportunity to get some of his gifts delivered ahead of schedule Saturday at Lakeview Academy, site of the annual Good News at Noon Christmas Party.
  • Gainesville LDS Church hosts miniature nativity exhibit
    A generation or two ago nativity scenes graced nearly every town square and were common items fronting public buildings during December. With that no longer being the case, should you nostalgically yearn to see an old-fashioned crèche you need travel no farther than Riverside Drive in Gainesville.
  • Special Olympics Georgia returning to Hall County
    The Special Olympics Georgia state competition is returning to Hall County in October…the next three Octobers, to be more specific. The official announcement regarding the 2014-2016 commitment was made Wednesday morning at North Hall Park.
  • Gainesville Council expresses reservations then approves 'guns-in-parks'
    Every member of the Gainesville City Council raised their hand Tuesday evening, unanimously approving an amendment to an existing city ordinance banning firearms in city parks; not every Council member, however, had their “hearts” in the vote.
  • New Gainesville School Supt. quest inches forward
    The search for a new Gainesville City School Superintendent has moved into its next phase: the application process has been completed and now the job of winnowing a successor to Dr. Merrianne Dyer is underway.
  • N. Georgia key battleground in Senate GOP primary
    At the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains sits one of the most Republican congressional districts in the country that is home to Georgia's governor, lieutenant governor and speaker of the House, and it's expected to be one of the key battlegrounds next year in a fiercely contested GOP primary race for an open U.S. Senate seat.
  • Audit finds Ga charter schools often unchecked
    A new state audit says no one is monitoring how Georgia's charter schools spend money.
  • Old chicken cages become home for fish
    A hopper barge laden with chicken cages became Georgia's newest artificial reef when the Department of Natural Resources sank it about 10 miles off Tybee Nov. 18.
  • Volunteers at Good News savor the day
    An estimated 300 volunteers showed up at Good News at Noon on Thanksgiving Day to offer their help serving the annual dinner of turkey, dressing, sweet potato casserole, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie, but only 150 meals were served, according to kitchen coordinator Mike Robinson.
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