Sunday February 19th, 2017 6:52AM

Marc Eggers

Anchor / Reporter
Marc Eggers
New idea gives hope to avoiding traffic troubles facing Martin Road
A glimmer of hope appeared and momentarily silenced the crowded room Wednesday evening at the second Martin Road Corridor Study Stakeholder Committee meeting. Could all parties be made happy after nearly a year of hand-wringing and frustration?
9:20PM ( 1 month ago )
Gainesville SCLC seeks to re-enter political, social spectrum following membership breakfast
After a decade of inactivity the Gainesville chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference is returning to the community.
1:10PM ( 1 month ago )
Small town that had a big vision
A dozen or so years ago the economy of Hall County was booming: new businesses were entering the marketplace, those companies were hiring at a frantic pace and construction was robust as new subdivisions were being developed to provide housing for all those newly hired workers. The quiet, bucolic and historic city of Lula in northeastern Hall County could “see” the growth coming up I-985, following the development along the Ga. 365 industrial corridor and settling into their back yards.
1:00PM ( 1 month ago )
GDOT showcases its readiness to keep area roads open and safe
A week ago folks in northeast Georgia were “hunkering down”, getting ready for the arrival of the first winter storm on 2017. Grocery stores were abuzz with activity, but so was the Georgia Department of Transportation Maintenance Facility on Gillsville Highway.
2:12PM ( 1 month ago )
Part of Howard Road to become Lanier Tech Drive
The Gainesville City Council gave unanimous approval Tuesday evening to a request to rename a portion of a road that has garnered much media attention in the past decade: Howard Road.
9:07PM ( 1 month ago )
Cocktails in Lula making slow, methodic march toward actuality
On November 8th voters in Lula went to the polls and approved by 16-percentage points the sale of alcohol by the drink within the city limits of the northeastern Hall County city, a portion of which also lies in Banks County.
11:24PM ( 1 month ago )
Yes, you can catch 'em in January
Whew! I think I survived. The first full weekend of 2017 included a blizzard and/or ice storm warning, stampedes at the grocery store, and me splitting firewood at a record pace.
9:49AM ( 1 month ago )
Forsyth Commission elects officers
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners held their year-opening first meeting Thursday and elected officers.
5:56PM ( 1 month ago )
GDOT to begin 'pre-treating' NE Ga. roads Fri. morning in anticipation of snowstorm
The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to begin pre-treating roads in northeast Georgia Friday morning at 6:00 in anticipation of the snow that is expected to move into the area Friday night.
4:17PM ( 1 month ago )
Gainesville leaders excited about 2017; Mayor says he plans to run again
The first Gainesville City Council work session of the year Thursday morning was very brief (just over 20-minutes) but seemed to contain an abundance of content, at least if you are looking into the future.
10:50AM ( 1 month ago )