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  1. Parent challenges standardized testingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

    ... of the Georgia Milestones testing, which replaced the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) this year. The Acworth resident said she felt the format of the tests - open-ended, two-part answers instead of multiple choice, as with the CRCT - ...

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  2. Kennesaw Woman, Siblings Split $250,000 Lottery JackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Patch.com

    ... couldn't believe it." James Hewatt Jr., 55, of Marietta plans to buy his wife a new car; and Rodney Hewatt, 50, of Acworth intends to finance his daughter's wedding. Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corp. has returned more than $16.2 ...

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  3. Friday, May 8th, 2015 - Saturday, May 9th, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | 96.7 Lite fm

    More than 30 teams will fill up Cauble Park in downtown Acworth on Friday May 8, from 6:00 p.m., to 10:00 p.m., and Saturday May 9, from 10:00 a.m., to 4:00 p.m. Admission to the festival is free and free parking can be found downtown with free shuttles running Friday night for the concert and fireworks and all day Saturday. You will be able to smell the 6th Annual North Cobb Rotary Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival presented by Superior Plumbing from miles around as pro and backyard teams compete for more than $10,000 in cash and prizes.

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  4. Reward offered for info on Acworth gun theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | MDJonline.com

    ... Firearms and Explosives says it is offering a reward of $2,500 for information about the theft at Liberty Guns in Acworth. That reward will be matched by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms industry, for a ...

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  5. Bandit steals dozens of pistols from gun shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WALB-TV Albany

    A brazen bandit earlier this month broke into Liberty Guns on Cedarcrest Road in Acworth, stole 35 handguns and caused abused $25,000 in damage. The lone crook used a crowbar to pry open a rear door of a neighboring vacant store, broke through dry wall behind it, then went into the bathroom and hammered his way through the fire wall.

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  6. Reward offered for info on Georgia gun theftRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in a case involving guns stolen from an Atlanta-area gun store. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says it is offering a reward of $2,500 for information about the theft at Liberty Guns in Acworth.

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  7. Mom aims to dispel autism mythsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | MDJonline.com

    Five-year-old Sullivan Roberts watches television with his blanket at his home in Acworth on Wednesday.

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  8. Arizona Football Recruiting: Russell Halimon commits to ArizonaRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Arizona Desert Swarm

    Arizona landed the commitment of Russell Halimon late Friday night. Halimon is a running back out of Allatoona (Acworth, GA) and received an offer from the coaching staff about a week ago. He's a 5-10 185 pound running back with pretty sold speed, a ...

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  9. Mrs. Patricia Loggins Grunkemeyer: ObituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Fetch Your News

    ... and spouse, Jim and Lesley Anderson of Loveland, Co, Bryan Henderson of Freeport, IL, and Jeremy henderson of Acworth, GA. A Celebration of Patricia's life will be held at 3pm on Sunday, April 19th, 2015 from the Chapel of Logan Funeral Home with ...

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  10. Pizzeria set to have fundraiser for victim of FedEx shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | MDJonline.com

    The Mellow Mushroom in Acworth plans to host a fundraising event Saturday for the security guard injured in the shooting at a Kennesaw FedEx facility in April 2014.

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  11. Florida man charged in 1991 Acworth Lake murder extradited to CobbRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | MDJonline.com

    A Florida man accused of murdering a woman near Lake Acworth 23 years ago was extradited back to Cobb County this week after being arrested by Florida police.

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  12. 2016 Kent State Football Recruiting Highlights: RB Russell Halimon receives offer from Golden FlashesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Hustle Belt

    ... offers from Army, CMU, EMU, Georgia State, Miami, Toledo, and WMU. The shifty 5-foot-10 180 pound back resides in Acworth, Georgia and currently attends Allatoona High School. For more updates on Halimon's recruitment as well as many other MAC ...

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  13. Mellow Mushroom Acworth to Host Fundraising Event for FedEx Shooting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | PRWeb

    ... that day; he is a part of our community, and we are humbled to host this fundraiser in his honor. Mellow Mushroom Acworth will be hosting a dine out fundraising event Sunday, April 19, benefitting the FedEx Facility security guard shooting victim, ...

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  14. Woodstock Man Gets 3 Years in Prison For Tax Refund SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Patch.com

    ... supervised release and he is ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $719,872. Additionally, Oloh Samuel, 33, of Acworth, was also sentenced to one year and six months in prison, which will be followed by three years of supervised release. He ...

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  15. Suspect in 1991 Acworth Murder Back in Cobb: News Near KennesawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Patch.com

    The man suspected of a 1991 rape and murder in Acworth is finally behind bars at the Cobb County jail. George Gengarelly of Hernando, FL has been charged with murder, aggravated assault, aggravated sodomy, rape, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony for the death of Yvonne Weems in 1991.

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  16. Know Before You Go: 3 Bartow Eateries Fail InspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Patch.com

    ... that are not being used. Get rid of any unnecessary items that are being stored on the premises. WAFFLE HOUSE (Acworth) 857 (Food Service Inspections)* 5350 CHEROKEE ST ACWORTH, GA 30101 View inspections: April 8, 2015 Score: 82, Grade: B Observed ...

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  17. Christopher Sparkman FundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 96.7 Lite fm

    Mellow Mushroom in Acworth is hosting a fundraiser for the Sparkman family. Chris Sparkman is the young Army Veteran who was working as a security guard at FedEx and was shot that day by a FedEx worker.

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  18. Acworth, Woodstock men sentenced in false tax returns schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | MDJonline.com

    Obi Emelogu, 51, of Woodstock and Oloh Samuel, 33, of Acworth have been sentenced for their involvement in a tax refund fraud scheme in which Emelogu filed false income tax returns and directed that the fraudulent refunds be deposited into bank accounts he and Samuel controlled, according to Bob Page with the U.S. Attorney's Public Affairs Office.

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  19. Suspect in 1991 killing, rape booked into Cobb County jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WSB-TV

    ... according to police. Weems, 37, of Atlanta, was found dead and only partially clothed on Jan. 12, 1991, off Lake Acworth Drive in Acworth. Investigators believe Weems had been sexually assaulted before she was killed. The woman's death remained a ...

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  20. Athlete of the Week: Allatoona's Allison WhitleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | MDJonline.com

    04/13/15 - AoW WHITLEY Allison 0001 - Allatoona tennis player Allison Whitley poses at Allatoona High School in Acworth, Ga., on Monday, April 13, 2015. Staff-C.B. Schmelter Allatoona No. 1 singles player Allison Whitley helped keep the Lady ...

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