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Don't Get Burned: Grilling Safety Tips for Memorial Day
With Memorial Day weekend and the summer season upon us in Acworth, safety is a concern as grill fires number about 8,000 in the United States each year.
Fri May 24, 2013
Look: Would You Jump from Lake Allatoona Bridge Like This?
Memorial Day celebrations started early Thursday in Acworth as one Allatoona lake goer -and apparent thrillseeker-took a leap off a bridge into the cool water below.
Where's the Cheapest Gas in Acworth?
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Weekender: Inflatable Water Slide; Puppy Playtime
Acworth Beach Opening Day When: Saturday, May 25, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Where: Acworth Beach at Cauble Park, 4425 Beach St NW, Acworth What: Acworth Beach is a public beach and recreation area in Cauble Park on the north shore of Lake Acworth.
Kroger Stores To Help Raise Funds for Oklahoma Tornado Victims
Want to help those affected by the deadly aftermath of the Oklahoma tornadoes? Simply head to one of the three Kroger stores in Acworth and make a donation through your purchase.
Thu May 23, 2013
Reduced fees help lure businesses to Kennesaw
The City Council helped sweeten the pot for four businesses eyeing a move into the Kennesaw city limits, offering the owners reduced license fees, while the city's Downtown Development Authority tacked on other goodies.
Warrant: Man Kept East Cobb Child
An Acworth man was arrested Friday after the deadline to return his daughter to her East Cobb home passed.
Warrant: Acworth Burglary Suspect Had Teen Accomplices
An Acworth man is accused of breaking into an apartment, and bringing two teenagers along as his accomplices.
Wed May 22, 2013
Man in critical condition after car is crushed
An 18-year-old man is in critical condition after his Honda Civic was crushed against a fence by larger vehicles on North Fairground Street at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Acworth Man Pleads Guilty to Murder
Just days before his son's high school graduation, an Acworth man accused of killing his wife at her East Cobb home pleaded guilty to the crime.
Cobb Graduations to Be Streamed Live
Graduations begin Thursday, and the Cobb County School District wants to make sure that family and friends who can't attend the ceremonies don't miss out.
Tue May 21, 2013
More Rain Possible This Week, Sunny Skies by Memorial Day Weekend
After yet another weekend filled with flood warnings and event cancellations throughout the metro area, Acworth is in for some sunny skies early this week and this Memorial Day weekend, though rain will be likely on Wednesday.
Acworth Woman Allegedly Hits Son 'To Calm Him Down'
An Acworth woman who said she had to hit her son to calm him down was arrested by Bartow County authorities Saturday.
Mon May 20, 2013
Kennesaw Municipal Judge Honored
Philip Taylor, who presides over municipal court in Kennesaw and Acworth and serves on the Cobb County Magistrate Court bench, was recently named Georgia's Magistrate Court Judge of the Year .
Arrest Made in Acworth Brush Fire
A Northeast Cobb man has been arrested in connection with a brush fire behind an Acworth business.
Sun May 19, 2013
Acworth resident gears up for WOW Walk in fight against women's cancers
Cervical cancer survivor Tina Adams of Acworth, founder and president of WOW Walk of Women, is looking forward to the 7K Walk of Women event on June 1. The event benefits women currently in treatment and cancer survivors in the Atlanta area.
Sat May 18, 2013
Acworth CVS Employee Took, Sold Prescription Drugs
An Acworth woman who worked at the Baker Road CVS Pharmacy has admitted to stealing thousands of prescription pills from her job and selling them.
Acworth Man Held in Connection with Attack on Woman
Lawrence Peterson of Acworth became so angry with a woman for dancing at a club, he allegedly punched her, grabbed her hair, threw her down and dragged her through the Hometown Lodge parking lot.
Fri May 17, 2013
Five picks for the weekend
What: An annual event raising funds and awareness to save lives from cancer. During the event, both participants and survivors celebrate and remember people lost to cancer, honor people who have fought or are fighting cancer and inspire others to take action against the disease.