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Wednesday February 19th, 2020 2:48AM

Marc Eggers

Anchor / Reporter
Marc Eggers
Local economic expert: '2020 is going to continue looking good'
Attendees at Tuesday morning’s South Hall Business Coalition breakfast weren’t at all surprised to hear a report from the featured speaker that strong growth continues in Hall County: in order to get to the monthly event most of them had to navigate around construction barrels or wait as road crews stopped traffic to allow concrete trucks access to freshly graded building sites.
1:00PM ( 2 months ago )
Two Hall school boards vote to put eSPLOST extension on March ballot
Hall County voters will be asked to approve an extension of the existing one-penny sales tax dedicated for the advancement of education in the county, and for approval for the Hall County and Gainesville City School Systems to raise funds through the sale of government obligation bonds.
8:15PM ( 3 months ago )
Two civic leaders say Gainesville's a clean city, contrary to allegation
One Gainesville city council member was quick to defend the reputation of the city when a letter appeared in local media saying Gainesville had a big problem with cleanliness.
10:00AM ( 3 months ago )
Gainesville CFO says July provides highest SPLOST revenues ever
Gainesville Chief Financial Officer Jeremy Perry called it “Christmas in July”.
11:45AM ( 3 months ago )
Gainesville looks to address thorny issue of people living longterm in hotels
By a vote of 5-2 the Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board recommended approval Tuesday evening of a package of amendments to the city’s Unified Land Development Code, but even those voting for passage of the package admit there will need to be significant modification to at least one of the eleven amendments.
9:31PM ( 3 months ago )
Spending nearly $1-million should not be consent agenda item, argues one Hall County resident
The long-planned Sardis Road Connector is one step closer to ground breaking after Hall County Commissioners agreed at their work session Monday afternoon to move onto the consent agenda for Thursday’s voting session the approval of a contract with Croy Engineering of Marietta for right-of-way acquisition services.
6:07PM ( 3 months ago )
Teen driver waiting to exit driveway killed as part of multi-vehicle crash
A multi-vehicle accident in Suwanee has claimed the life of a 16-year-old driver.
8:01PM ( 3 months ago )
Unused and excess SPLOST funds find a purpose in Flowery Branch
It is seldom local governments are faced with decisions about how to spend unused and excess sales tax revenues, but city leaders in Flowery Branch know exactly where they want those untargeted dollars to go.
11:00PM ( 3 months ago )
Gainesville approves sale of downtown city property to Atlanta developer
The Gainesville City Council gave unanimous approval Tuesday evening to the sale of 6.8-acres across the street from City Hall and at the southeastern end of the pedestrian sky bridge.
1:00AM ( 3 months ago )
Old Gainesville City Hall might receive new life if voters approve
She is 82-years old but doesn’t look her age; she was birthed from tragedy; a recent facelift has given her renewed prominence; she can tell stories of Gainesville’s past like no one else. She is the Gainesville City Hall.
8:00AM ( 3 months ago )