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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.
Morning Briefing: What's Happening at the Board of Education?
Tonight, look for a low temperature of 59 degrees under mostly cloudy skies, with the same 20 percent chance of rain until 11 p.m. 2. In Case You Missed It: The tax digest for Cherokee County has increased for the first time in years .
Thu May 16, 2013
Wakeboard tour opens in Acworth
The first stop on the MasterCraft Pro Wakeboard Tour hits Cauble Park today, with many of the professionals saying it's a favorite location as it draws one of the biggest crowds on the tour.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Chatsworth Times
Five injured in crash, two airlifted
Five people were injured in a two-car crash last Thursday on Highway 225 South just north of the speedway.
Tue May 14, 2013
Domino's to Hire More Than 400 Around Metro Atlanta
Domino's Pizza stores throughout the metro area are looking for a few good men and women.
Homeless' Dallas woman makes first court appearance on armed robbery charges
Ancely Faye Green, 39, appeared via video conference from the Cobb County Adult Detention Center in front of Magistrate Judge Jennifer M. Inmon this morning.
Mon May 13, 2013
Cobb County Road Construction Updates
Here are the latest updates on road work being done around Acworth and Cobb County, according to the Cobb Department of Transportation : Shiloh Road/Shallowford Road Construction Wade Green Road to Canton Road: Expect periodic lane closures from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday with one lane open.
Companies in Cobb To Fill Jobs
Two companies will be at the Cobb-Cherokee Career Center near Acworth this week to recruit workers.
Man Shot in Face at Party; Suicide, Stabbing in Loganville
Man Shot in Face at Midtown Party - Midtown Patch Atlanta Police Detectives are still piecing together events that occurred during the early morning hours on Monday outside of the Savannah Midtown Apartments on North Avenue.
Bomb Hoax Suspect Charged With 3 Counts, Man Shot in Face at Party
Police Charge Bomb Hoax Suspect on Three Counts - Alpharetta-Milton Patch A suspect whom Alpharetta police say confessed to a bomb threat hoax at North Point Mall last week was formally charged with terroristic threats, making false alarm and false 911 report, according to George Gordon.
I-75 Reopens After Robbery, Chase Through Cobb
Interstate 75, which was shut down in both directions this afternoon after a suspected a bank robber who claimed she had an explosive device led authorities on a chase from Acworth to the interstate, has reopened.
Sun May 12, 2013
Daily Tribune News
Bartow Blotter 5.8
The following information - names, photos, addresses, charges and other details - was taken directly from Bartow County Sheriff's Office jail records.
Parks Closed Due to High Lake Allatoona Levels
Two Acworth parks will be closed through Saturday due to recent heavy rainfall. Dallas Landing Park and Proctor Landing Park will be closed until May 18 due to Lake Allatoona's high water levels, according to the city of Acworth 's website , which adds, "We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and encourage you to visit Acworth Beach at ... (more)