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Kennesaw to buy hotel property, sticks with plan to delay gymnastics facility

December 6, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Kennesaw’s gymnastics program will not get the facility they fought for in phase 1 of the new $10 million to $11 million recreation center, the City Council decided this week.

Kennesaw official warns changes to rec center construction will increase price tag, delay opening

November 18, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

City officials say architects have stopped work on the partially completed construction drawings of Kennesaw’s new recreation center to be built in Adams Park and warn late changes to the project could drive up the cost and delay its opening.

Kennesaw’s Inclusive Playground may be ready by Christmas

October 2, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Construction is estimated to be completed by Christmas or early next year on Kennesaw’s new Inclusive Playground at Swift-Cantrell Park.

Kennesaw delays stream buffer decision for subdivision

September 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A temporary withdrawal was approved recently by the Kennesaw City Council about a variance request for property along Pine Mountain Road and Wellcrest Drive that was submitted by developer Beazer Gain, LLC.

Cobb church opens chapel for local cops, first responders

September 20, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A Cobb County church has opened its doors to law enforcement officers and first responders who may need a place to take a pit stop or a grab a few refreshments for the road.

Kennesaw police offer security camera registration program

September 11, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Officer Scott Luther, a Kennesaw police spokesman, said the agency can use that info to more quickly investigate a crime.

Kennesaw's proposed $24.4M budget would add police positions

September 9, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Sixty percent of expenditures go to personal services, which include employee salaries and benefits. Four percent of the budget, about $590,000 will go to the reserves.

Kennesaw to pay $450K to renovate playground equipment at park

August 23, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The City Council on Monday approved a contract with Playground Creations to make the upper playground at Swift-Cantrell park more inclusive for $449,933.25. The current setup includes nine slides, 11 swings and a play structure with ADA ramps and sensory boards.

Three Kennesaw candidates contend for one post

August 23, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Councilman James W. Eaton, a chiropractor, a professor at Life University in Marietta and a U.S. Army veteran, is opposed by Karen Gitau, a senior accountant, and Antonio Jones, a small business owner.

Kennesaw mulls plan on scooters

August 14, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Drobney said the city will study how other municipalities are handling the issue in order to make a decision.

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