On Tuesday, June 6, Mayor Allegood and the City Team celebrated Keller Williams Acworth and their new location at 4463 Cherokee Street with a ribbon cutting. The City is excited to see Anet and her team grow their business while enjoying the beautiful views of Logan Farm Park!
The City of Acworth is celebrating Municipal Court Clerks Week, June 5-9, 2023. Municipal courts play a significant role in providing access to justice, preserving public safety, and promoting quality of life. The City thanks our court clerks for the critical role they play and their positive impact on our community.
Please join the City of Acworth in congratulating K-9 Officer Jogi on his recent retirement from the Acworth Police Department. K-9 Jogi has served with the Acworth PD since 2017, has assisted with over 650 arrests, and has located many people with his tracking skills. Jogi (the goodest boy!) will enjoy his retirement with Officer Trapani, and was honored for his service at the Thursday, June 1 regular city council meeting.
On June 2, 2023 Sergeant McIntosh and Sergeant Jordan observed 15 years of service with the Acworth Police Department. The sergeants started on the same day in June 2008 and graduated the police academy together. Sergeant Jordan is with the Special Ops Division and Sergeant McIntosh is with the Patrol Division. Please join us in celebrating Sergeants Jordan and McIntosh for their dedication to their community!
Mayor Allegood and the City Team were excited to celebrate the grand opening of Five Below Acworth with a ribbon cutting on Friday. This store is full of fun and ready for summer! Five Below is located at Lakeside Marketplace on Cobb Pkwy (next to Target). Welcome to Acworth, Five Below!
At the Thursday, May 18 regular city council meeting, City Manager James Albright introduced the first Leadership Development Academy graduates for city employees. Mr. Albright advised that the Leadership Development Academy was achieved by funding from Mayor and Board and had twelve graduates. Moderator for the academy, Larry Grays, thanked the Board for believing in the concept and allowing the employees to grow. Attendees of the Academy, Detective St. Onge from Acworth Police Department, Assistant Director of Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department Operations Nick READ MORE
At the Thursday, May 18 regular city council meeting, Chief Evans introduced three new civilian members of the Acworth Police Department. Macey Williams serves as Crime Analyst, Madison Harrison serves as Evidence Tech, and Emily Hall serves as Victim Advocate. These employees play an integral role in assisting officers with solving cases, and Chief Evans was pleased to share with Mayor Allegood and Acworth's Aldermen how important their new positions are in supporting both the Acworth Police Department and the community as a whole.
At the Thursday, May 18 regular city council meeting, Acworth Police Chief Evans and Lieutenant Hunt presented Public Safety Liaison Officers Crumbley and Conklin the Officer of the Quarter Award for their role in helping to locate a missing elderly man from Kennesaw. Because of their commitment to the community, the officers found the missing man and he was returned to his family safely. Chief Evans thanked the officers for their dedication.
At the Thursday, May 18 regular city council meeting, Chief Jesse Evans administered the oath of office to Asia Sturgis of the Acworth Police Department. Officer Sturgis began her career with Acworth in January as a Public Safety Liaison(PSL), and the City of Acworth thanks her for her dedication to the department and looks forward to her continued growth as she serves the community.
On Thursday, May 11 at the Acworth Depot Park History Center, the Save Acworth History Foundation dedicated a plaque to be hung on the fence along downtown Main Street celebrating the Unique Knitting Company. The Unique Knitting Company operated in Acworth from 1926-1982 and manufactured hosiery. They even made socks to supply the military during World War II. Rick and Bob Kienel were present to honor their family who started the business. They shared fond memories of how employees felt like family in a company READ MORE