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Augusta Hosmer of Rome named Stamps Leadership Scholar by Mercer University
Mercer University named Colleen "Augusta" Hosmer of Rome one of nine Stamps Leadership Scholars as part of the University's participation in the prestigious Stamps Scholars Program.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Today on Patch: New Boards and a New Look
Hi! I'm Brande Poulnot, your Acworth Patch local editor, and I want to welcome you to the new Patch.
Judge Deems Sex Tape of Waffle House Chairman an Invasion of Privacy
An Acworth woman, the former housekeeper of Buckhead resident and Waffle House Chairman Joe Rogers may have violated his privacy by videotaping their sexual encounters, according to a ruling from one Cobb County Superior Court judge.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Acworth Leaders To Eye Budget, Garbage Fee Hike; Debt Refinance
Acworth's Mayor and Board of Aldermen are set to meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. for regular business, agenda items that include a proposed 2014 budget and the issuance of series 2013 bonds to refinance City Hall and its Sports Complex.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
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Checkpoints target safe driving habits
Flashing lights and orange cones, deputies and a transport van. The scene at Waterside Drive near Red Top Mountain State Park was repeated across the county Friday night as authorities worked safety checkpoints.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Home Care Worker Arrested on Probation Violation after Escaping Police
An air conditioning service man called Milton police on June 7 when an elderly resident told him she feared for her life from her husband.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Cobb man involved in fatal shooting identified
According to the Cobb County police, an Acworth man who was fatally injured last week during a police stand-off has been identified.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Sheriff: SCPU Deputies on Patrol Make Big Drug Busts
Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap says his department 's Sheriff's Crime Prevention Unit, comprised of deputies on a special patrol, have recently made two significant drug arrests.
Alleged Waitress Murderer Waiting on Bond; Man Faces Child Porn Charges
Bond Hearing Continued for Talmadge Powell - Oconee Patch The 78-year-old man charged with the murder of Misty Myrick remains in the Oconee County Jail without bond after a hearing on the matter was continued at the request the public defender's office.
13 in Prescription Drug Ring Sentenced
Thirteen people, most of them from Cobb County, were sentenced to prison today for their roles in a prescription drug distribution ring that involved more than 30,000 oxycodone pills.
Multiple Charges for Home Invasion Suspect; Cigarette Lighter Started Fire
Multiple Charges for Home Invasion Shooting Suspect - Fort Stewart Patch A man arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Fort Stewart soldier is facing multiple charges, including murder.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Cops: Officer shoots, kills armed man after responding to domestic violence call
An allegedly suicidal man was shot to death by a police officer responding to a domestic violence call in Cobb County .
1 Arrested In Arson At Former MLB Player's Home
Police say an arrest has been made in a fire that tore a house owned by ex-Major League outfielder Otis Nixon.
Home owned by Otis Nixon set on fire by neighbor
A home owned by a trust in former Atlanta Brave's player Otis Nixon name was set on fire by a neighbor, police say.