Marietta City Council committees plan for new park...
by MDJ staff
04:00 AM, Thursday, October 30
The city’s parks committee on Wednesday agreed to spend $50,000 to turn a quarter of an acre property the city owns on Blackwell Lane by Canton Road into a park. The Parks, Recreation and Tourism Committee approved a plan Wednesday with a 3-0 vote...

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