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Acworth

City considers waste water

September 19, 2019

LaGrange Daily News

When City of LaGrange staff learned about swift silt accumulation in Piney Woods Lake, the city began looking into where the extra dirt was coming from, and a contractor soon found banks eroding due to landowners clearing the buffers meant to hold the creek banks in place.

New ordinance to help minority, women-owned businesses

September 6, 2019

Brunswick News

When economically feasible, requirements can be divided into smaller tasks or quantities to maximize women-owned and minority-owned businesses.

Two of three Acworth aldermen face contenders

August 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Of the three Acworth aldermen running for re-election on Nov. 5, two will face competition. For Alderman Post 1, incumbent Butch Price, a retiree, and Krystal Bailey Williams, employed in Information Technology, have qualified.

ATL Healthiest Employers: City of Acworth office offers healthy vending machines

May 6, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The city of Acworth, in Cobb County approximately 30 miles northwest of Atlanta, has 171 employees and has been offering wellness programs for three years. The government office offers health risk assessments, cancer screenings and discounts on gym memberships.

Acworth's $12 million community center now open for events, exercise and more

May 2, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Hundreds of Cobb residents were on hand Thursday to be among the first to walk the track, dribble basketballs and enjoy the overall ambiance of Acworth’s new $12 million, 43,000-square-foot community center.

Acworth's $12 million community center now open for events, exercise and more

April 26, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Hundreds of Cobb residents were on hand Thursday to be among the first to walk the track, dribble basketballs and enjoy the overall ambiance of Acworth’s new $12 million, 43,000-square-foot community center.

Acworth announces downtown repaving

April 22, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Over the past 15 years, the city of Acworth has been revitalizing the downtown area to make it walkable and economically thriving.

Acworth taking action on brewpub, 'tasting emporium'

April 18, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

Acworth is set to become the latest Cobb city to join the craft beer scene later this year, and in addition to a brewery, the city is expecting to host a “tasting emporium” with over 100 craft beers, wines, ciders and champagnes on tap.

Acworth approves annexation after county’s dropped objection

April 5, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The property was zoned by the county under tourist services and residential classifications and is within an area identified as parks/recreation/conservation on the county’s future land use map.

New Acworth Community Center accepting applications

March 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Although not open yet, the new Acworth Community Center is accepting applications for spring and summer activities - both for participants of all ages and instructors. The 44,000-square-foot facility is at the corner of Cherokee Street and Logan Road.