At the Thursday, December 7 regular city council meeting, Chief Evans and Sergeant Hunt presented the Officer of the Quarter Award to Officer Negrete. Officer Negrete was selected by his peers for his work on a traffic stop that led to the arrest of a person with two warrants who was also in possession of large quantities of THC and marijuana.
At the Thursday, December 7 regular city council meeting, Alderman Gene Pugliese presented the National Guard Day proclamation to Specialist EO4 Kiera-Grace DeSanto. National Guard Day is celebrated on December 13 in observance of being formed on this date 387 years ago in 1636 in Massachusetts. It is with profound respect and appreciation that the citizens of Acworth recognize the unselfish sacrifice by the National Guard to defend and honor our great Nation.
At the Thursday, December 7 regular city council meeting, Mayor Allegood presented Deputy City Clerk, Christie Burgner, with a plaque recognizing her years of dedicated service and commitment to the City of Acworth. Mayor Allegood congratulated Ms. Burgner on her new endeavor and advised that she would be missed.
City of Acworth offices will be closed on Monday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday. The City Team would like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!
***Santa's Arrival has been moved indoors to the Tanyard Creek Overlook at the Acworth Community Center (4361 Cherokee Street) due to forecasted inclement weather.*** The City of Acworth, along with their partner NorthStar Church is excited to host this year’s Santa’s Arrival! Santa arrives at the Acworth Community Center on Friday, December 1, 2023. Festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. and Santa is scheduled to arrive at 6:30 p.m. There will be a host of live performances and activities until 8:30 p.m. to help Santa READ MORE
City of Acworth offices will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The City Team would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving!
Residential sanitation pick-up for Thursday, November 23 (Thanksgiving Day) will be collected one day EARLY on Wednesday, November 22.
At the Thursday, November 2 regular city council meeting, Alderman Richardson presented the annual proclamation in recognition of United States Marine Corps Day to Veteran Staff Sergeant Henry Alexander. Mr. Alexander served in the Marine Corps from 1968 to 1969 until he was wounded in action and additionally served 16 years with the USMC Reserves at NAS Atlanta. Mr. Alexander is also a lifetime member of our local American Legion Post 304 as he continues his commitment to our veterans and country. Acworth citizens are READ MORE
At the Thursday, November 2 regular city council meeting, Chief Evans administered the oath of office and swearing in of Corporal Cody Lumpkin. Corporal Lumpkin was surrounded by his family and members of the Acworth Police Department for the occasion. Corporal Lumpkin began employment with the Acworth Police Department on June 8, 2015, and has served as a patrol officer in addition to time spent time in Special Operations prior to his recent promotion.
On Friday, October 20, Mayor Allegood and the City Team celebrated the grand opening of Acworth Vintage & Vinyl with an official ribbon cutting. Acworth Vintage & Vinyl is located at 4510 South Main Street across from the Holbrook, and the Acworth community looks forward to its new chapter in the Mill District.