Councillors will set up a committee to tackle the rise in knife crime following several attacks in recent weeks.
More than 180 new school places will be created at six schools across Kent after county councillors approved their expansion plans.
A councillor says adding a week to the October break would lessen the workload for teachers and pupils.
Kent County Council is setting up the UK's first local football team with unaccompanied asylum-seeking children as players.
Parish and town councils are appealing for people to stand for election as many authorities host uncontested ballots amid a shortage of candidates.
An animal lover in Kent has a licence to keep nearly 50 different species of dangerous snakes in their home, new figures reveal.
Campaigners are planning to take the NHS to court after a decision to close a stroke unit.
Councillors say NHS plans to shut stroke units has put the lives of 145,000 Kent residents at risk.
The cost of Kent County Council's travel pass for school children is to rise by £60.
Campaigners have questioned why a council is spending so much money on iPhones for staff.
A councillor used a meeting of Kent County Council's public health committee to claim GPs should be prescribing walks to save the NHS money.
The area where youngsters have the worst teeth in the county has been revealed.
Experts fear there will be a water shortage this summer due to forcasted warm weather after a dry winter.
A Labour politician criticised for representing two towns miles apart has left Kent County Council.
Homes on the coast could be flooded as gale-force winds and high tides are predicted next week.
Children in Kent showing signs of ADHD, autism, dyslexia or learning and communication disorders are spending two years without a formal diagnosis.
A popular recreation ground has been refused town green status despite residents' concerns it may be sold off for housing in the future.
Two high streets could get an upgrade thanks to funding from the government, after a council stated its intention to bid for cash.
A council has agreed to buy a shopping centre for £45m.
A council leader has said the authority's increased spending power is "no thanks to the government".
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