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Friday May 7th, 2021 8:54AM

Marc Eggers

Anchor / Reporter
Marc Eggers
286-homes off Gaines Mill Road get go-ahead from Gainesville Planning and Appeals Board
Rolling hills and flowing streams might make great scenery but they can also complicate the job of a developer. Such is the case for 231.5-acres along Gaines Mill Road, about a mile east of Athens Highway (U.S. 129).
8:45PM ( 6 months ago )
Are police policy changes being seen? Newtown Florist Club looks at the situation
The Newtown Florist Club held an online open conversation Monday evening to discuss what progress was being made in Gainesville to avoid the racial strife that has plagued numerous cities across the country.
11:01PM ( 6 months ago )
Hall County Commission swiftly passes measure to fight cyber attacks
An unexpected addition was made to the agenda at the Hall County Commission voting session Thursday evening, so last-minute that the actual resolution was presented to the commission hand written on a sheet of paper.
10:00PM ( 6 months ago )
Gainesville approves national car dealership application and water rate plan
The Gainesville City Council gave unanimous approval Tuesday evening to an annexation request, followed immediately by a rezoning request, paving the way for Hall County’s first CarMax Auto Superstore.
10:25PM ( 7 months ago )
Ammo crunch leads to Hall County placing larger-than-normal order
The Hall County Commission is set to approve a request from the Sheriff’s Office to make a larger than usual purchase of ammunition
5:32PM ( 7 months ago )
Gainesville opens remodeled lower level of admin building
Those arriving for Thursday morning’s city council work session, as well as those who work inside the Gainesville Administration Building on Henry Ward Way, were greeted by an odd sight: the lower level doors were open, the barricades were gone, detour signs had vanished and a smiling Deb Gravitt, Director of Tourism for the city, was welcoming people into the city’s latest upgrade.
9:00AM ( 7 months ago )
Changes to Gainesville water bills are in the pipeline
The Director of Gainesville’s Department of Water Resources has a 10-year financial plan for her department’s future, plus a couple of simplifications for the billing process that she feels customers will like.
12:08PM ( 7 months ago )
Friends of slain teen hold vigil, don't want her 1999 death to stay a cold case
They continue to gather, every year on September 29th, because they hope it won’t be necessary for them to gather the next September 29th.
10:05PM ( 7 months ago )
Annual Motul Petit Le Mans race to operate under the 'caution' flag
Imagine trying to host an event that typically has attendance numbers in the six-digit range while trying to provide a safe, family-friendly environment that complies with COVID 19 protocol.
11:49AM ( 7 months ago )
Hall commissioners side with fire marshall over sprinkler appeal
Agile Cold ATL NE, LLC, made two appeals Thursday evening to the Hall County Commission for a project already approved for construction. One request was approved unanimously, the other, an appeal of an earlier ruling issued by the county, was denied by an equivalent vote.
10:59PM ( 7 months ago )