A pair of homeless men head out for the day after getting some assistance at MUST Ministries on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, in Marietta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
Photo: Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
Photo: Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com

Marietta homeless shelter appeals denial of expansion plan

UPDATE: MUST Ministries has appealed Marietta’s decision to deny the organization a zoning variance to build a new shelter.

The appeal will be heard by the mayor and city council on Wednesday, September 13, according to a city spokesperson.

ORIGINAL STORY: A zoning variance that would have allowed MUST Ministries in Marietta to build a new homeless shelter was denied Monday.

Read more on why this matters read “Cobb homeless shelter faces backlash to proposed expansion” on myajc.com.

In other Cobb news:

Community leaders say it will bring people to a part of the community that was once the worst part of Marietta

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