Cobb moves forward with tower construction for airport
By Jaime Sarrio
Cobb County commissioners Thursday voted to move forward with plans to build a new $2.56 million air traffic control tower to replace the existing structure at McCollum Field. The commission agreed to move forward with a site study and to invite companies to apply. Half of the project will be funded through federal grants, and a small portion through state revenue, putting Cobb’s share at $1.25 million.
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The light rain that moved back into metro Atlanta early Sunday was expected to intensify later in the day, and forecasters said heavy rain could cause minor flooding across north Georgia Sunday night through Tuesday.