Mayor Tommy presented a proclamation in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, September 2023.Â Members of the Mighty Millie Foundation were present in honor ofÂ Millie Mracek who passed away at age 3-1/2 years old in 2021, as well as other children who have passed away from and are fighting childhood cancers.Â The Foundation continues to fund research, as well as spread joy and awareness for families fighting childhood cancer.Â The Acworth community encouragesÂ all residents to join in and support activities and events throughout the READ MORE
Chief Jesse Evans recognized Corporal Eric Mistretta, head of the cadet program, for leading theÂ Acworth Cadets in their recent competition for the 2023 Public Safety Cadet Summer Showdown in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.Â There were another 149 cadet teams that participated who represented sixty agencies from eighteen states, with over 530 cadets.Â Among all the teams, one of our squads was awarded second place in the Force Options category!Â Corporal Mistretta's spouse also assisted the cadets in their accomplishments, which lead to the cadets giving her READ MORE
Corporal Eric Mistretta was recognized for completion of a two-week DARE recertification program and being honored at the graduation ceremony with the Joanne Chauncey Award. This accolade is presented to the student who displays the highest level of expertise in the DARE curriculum. Corporal Mistretta earned this recognition by providing valuable support to a fellow classmate who was encountering challenges during the course. His commitment and exceptional performance caught the attention of mentors and the State coordinator, leading to an invitation to participate in READ MORE
Mayor Allegood and the Acworth Team welcomed Honor My Pet to the city with a ribbon cutting on Friday, June 16. Honor My Pet is located at 4494 Acworth Industrial Drive (next to the Acworth Police Department) and offers cremation services for pet owners. The city celebrates this family-owned business to help serve our community's families with pets.
The Acworth Police Department is proud to announce the promotion of Captain St. Onge. During the Thursday, June 15 regular city council meeting, Chief Jesse Evans administered the oath of office to former Lieutenant of the Criminal Investigations Division, and newest member of Command Staff, Captain St. Onge. Captain St. Onge served in the US Marine Corps prior to joining the police department. He began his law enforcement career with the Acworth Police Department in 2012 and has served in both the Uniform Patrol Division READ MORE
At the Thursday, June 15 regular city council meeting, Dave Schwickerath, President of North Cobb Rotary Club, provided information on funds raised from the annual Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival held on May 12 and 13 at Logan Farm Park. This festival is the Rotary Club's largest annual fundraiser that supports local charities. A total amount of $56,000 was raised for the 2023 Smoke on the Lake event. Mr. Schwickerath thanked the Mayor and Board for their support and acknowledged the club's gratefulness for READ MORE
Proclamation in recognition of North Cobb Christian School Eagles Baseball Program, 2023 GHSA 2A State Champions
At the Thursday, June 15 regular city council meeting, Mayor Tommy Allegood presented a proclamation to members and coaches of the North Cobb Christian School Eagles Baseball Program in recognition of winning the 2023 GHSA 2A State Championship. The North Cobb Christian School Eagles Baseball program won the 2023 GHSA 2A State Championship, their third overall championship in program history with another two coming in GISA 2002 and 2006. The Eagles went 34-7 on the season and won their first GHSA Region Championship in program READ MORE
At the Thursday, June 15 regular city council meeting, Deputy City Manager - Operations Angie Luna recognized Jim Watson for twenty years of service to the City of Acworth recognizing his steadfast willingness to support his team and eagerness to serve and assist with any projects he can while with the Acworth Power Department his entire career... Congratulations Jim!
At the Thursday, June 15 regular city council meeting, Chief Evans presented the Oath of Office to Officer Effler and welcomed his return to the Acworth Police Department.
The Georgia Department of Transportation, C.W. Matthews, and the City of Acworth celebrated the opening of all four lanes of the State Route Hwy 92 Improvement Project on June 9, 2023 with a ribbon cutting. The project included the widening of the road from two lanes to four lanes, a new five-foot sidewalk on the Lake Allatoona side, a new 10’ multipurpose trail on the Lake Acworth side, two new bridges, double stacking turn lanes at major intersections, improved signalization, and stormwater improvements. The improvements READ MORE