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Kennesaw

Kennesaw to hold hearings on tax rates

August 6, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Kennesaw City Council will hold three public hearings on Aug. 10 and 17, regarding the city's property tax rate.

Kennesaw breaks ground on Adams Park Recreation Center

July 30, 2020

Marietta Daily Journal

Digging golden shovels into a strip of loose dirt, Kennesaw Mayor Derek Easterling and nine other local officials broke ground on a new recreation center at Adams Park on Wednesday afternoon, kicking off the yearlong construction of the new athletic facility.

Kennesaw to build recreation center

July 14, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A new recreation center is planned by Kennesaw officials. For $7,009,984, a contract was awarded to Gay Construction Company by the Kennesaw City Council on July 6.

As monuments tumble, are we ‘erasing’ history? Historians say no

July 13, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Last month, the Kennesaw City Council approved a resolution removing the Confederate battle flag from a war memorial on the city’s Main Street. Mayor Derek Easterling said the decision was met with overwhelming approval from local residents. He said addressing these monuments isn’t erasing history.

Protests come to rural Georgia, along with demands for change

July 2, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Outside Atlanta, demonstrations have been held in Braselton and Peachtree City, Cartersville and Kennesaw, Newnan and Loganville. Some 1,000 people showed up to a recent demonstration in Forsyth County.

SPLOST 2022 projects affirmed in Cobb and cities

June 30, 2020

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The SPLOST 2022 project list also contains many public safety projects, a new animal shelter, parks and library safety enhancements and funding for projects in Cobb’s six cities.

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