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Chairman: Allegations arrived at ‘incorrectly’
MARIETTA — County Chairman Tim Lee said the man who filed an ethics complaint against him “doesn’t have a good, clear understanding of the process and procedures for economic development.” Tom Chee...
August 28, 2014 04:00 AM | 8 8 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Appeals filed against $397M in bonds for Braves stadium
The issuance of up to $397 million worth of bonds to finance the new Atlanta Braves stadium has been appealed to the Supreme Court of Georgia.
August 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 10 10 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sounding off on Lee: Officials give their take on recent allegations against the BoC Chairman
MARIETTA — Members of the Cobb Board of Commissioners have taken different positions on the allegation Chairman Tim Lee acted inappropriately when he engaged an attorney to do preliminary work on t...
August 22, 2014 04:00 AM | 17 17 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Superior Court Judge assigned in Braves complaint
Cobb Superior Court Judge Reuben Green has been assigned to handle the suit filed on behalf of property owners near the proposed site of the new Atlanta Braves stadium, according to the Cobb Superi...
August 22, 2014 12:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves’ to-be neighbor files suit against the Cobb Board of Commissioners
Owners of property near stadium site say county abused rezoning powers
August 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 8 8 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Bank to be trustee in Braves deal
MARIETTA — With only 11 days left to appeal the bond issuance Cobb County plans to use to help finance construction of the new Atlanta Braves stadium, the county’s finance department is sitting on ...
August 15, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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The stadium bidding begins: Braves builders welcome local companies
AUSTELL — Hundreds of representatives from vendors, subcontractors and suppliers filled an auditorium in Austell on Monday night to learn how to contribute to the construction of the new Atlanta Br...
August 12, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cost of making the Earth move: Officials look to issue about $380M in bonds for Braves
MARIETTA — If you build it, they will come. But before you can build it, you have to find a way to pay for it. Jim Pehrson, Cobb’s finance director, said after an appeals period ends in about two w...
August 09, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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AJC ad previews ‘secret’ Braves deal story
Chairman Lee refutes claim about him, CCDA attorney, financing deal
August 09, 2014 04:00 AM | 10 10 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Braves create fan advisory board
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves announced Thursday they have created a fan advisory board to give fans and local representatives the chance to give the organization their input on the new Cobb County ...
August 08, 2014 12:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Firm hired to help with bond issuance for Braves stadium
ATLANTA — The future owners of the new Braves stadium have hired a law firm to assist in issuing bonds to finance its construction. At its regular meeting Wednesday at the Cobb Galleria Centre, the...
July 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves to have ‘all-American’ stadium in ’17
American Builders 2017 includes top national contractors
July 31, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves announce project team for $400 million mixed-use development
CUMBERLAND — The Atlanta Braves have formally announced a trio of developers that will help build its $400 million mixed-use development surrounding its new Cobb County ballpark. Atlanta-based Fuqu...
July 30, 2014 09:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves ballpark builders to hold meeting on bidding opportunities
AUSTELL — Anyone interested in an opportunity to be a part of building the new Atlanta Braves ballpark is invited to join American Builders 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. on August 11 at Riverside EpiCenter...
July 30, 2014 12:42 AM | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Owner’s rep’ will oversee stadium building
BoC to hire ‘experts’ to ensure public’s interest
July 29, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves stadium bonds validated
Superior Court Judge Leonard’s order OKs up to $397M in funds
July 25, 2014 05:39 PM | 3 3 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
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5-0! Braves in zone of their own
‘It is time to finish process of bringing Braves to Cobb’
July 16, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves’ plans on table today for critical vote
MARIETTA — This morning, the Cobb Board of Commissioners is scheduled to vote on a rezoning to allow the Atlanta Braves to build a $672 million stadium and $400 million mixed-use development down t...
July 15, 2014 04:00 AM | 6 6 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Board of Commissioners narrows list of Braves project firms down to four
MARIETTA — The county has narrowed the list of which project management firm will represent its interest in the construction of the new Atlanta Braves stadium down to a final four. At the Tuesday m...
July 09, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lee at the plate: Residents challenge Braves deal at bond hearing
MARIETTA — Cobb Commission Chairman Tim Lee didn’t have much to say when he was subpoenaed Monday for a six-hour bond hearing concerning the new Atlanta Braves stadium. The county hopes to issue up...
July 08, 2014 04:00 AM | 11 11 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legal challenge filed prior to Braves bond hearing
MARIETTA — Local activist Rich Pellegrino on Thursday filed a challenge in Cobb Superior Court to the method in which the county intends to finance construction of the new Atlanta Braves stadium. O...
July 04, 2014 04:00 AM | 2 2 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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5-0: Cobb-bound Braves’ development passes planning commission
Planning board chairman: ‘They have more to lose than anyone’
July 02, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb Superior Court judge recuses himself from Braves bond hearing
MARIETTA — A week after declaring a possible conflict of interest in the case, the Cobb Superior Court judge set to validate bonds for the new Braves stadium has recused himself. Judge Tain Kell is...
July 02, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Possible conflict declared in Braves bonds
Judge in hearing issues letter stating his position on Cobb Chamber of Commerce
June 28, 2014 04:00 AM | 4 4 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cumberland CID won’t see tax rate change
The Cumberland Community Improvement District won’t make any changes to the rate at which it taxes its commercial property owners to pay the $10 million it promised toward the new Braves stadium.
June 27, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves release new details on development
ARC,GRTA approve plan
June 26, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bond hearing set for Braves stadium funding
MARIETTA — Cobb Superior Court Judge Tain Kell on July 7 will consider validating bonds the county intends to use to finance the new Braves stadium. Kell is scheduled to hold the bond hearing at 1:...
June 25, 2014 04:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Complaint against Lee dropped by ethics panel
MARIETTA — The Cobb Board of Ethics tossed an ethics complaint against county Chairman Tim Lee on Tuesday. East Cobb attorney Gary Pelphrey, who filed the complaint, alleged misconduct over how Lee...
June 18, 2014 04:00 AM | 8 8 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioner Cupid apologizes for not giving Braves stadium opponents speaking slots
MARIETTA — Commissioner Lisa Cupid on Tuesday told opponents of Cobb’s future Braves stadium, “I am all for public comment, but I am not for disorder.” Cupid was referring to the May 28 meeting whe...
June 11, 2014 04:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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State agency recommends improvements to pedestrian access points at new Braves site
CUMBERLAND — More and better pedestrian access will be needed at the site of the new Cobb County Atlanta Braves stadium before opening day in 2017, according to a state transportation agency. The r...
June 11, 2014 04:00 AM | 3 3 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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