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Benefit for Children in Acworth

Find out what's happening in Acworth today and what you might have missed overnight.

1. The Cobb Public Safety Charity Golf Classic, which benefits Safe Kids Cobb County, will be held today at Brookstone Golf & Country Club. Last year's event brought in more than $28,500. For more information, go to safekidscobbcounty.org.

2. Meet Helen Goreham, Northwest Cobb's commissioner, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. A town hall will be held at Cobb Senior Services Wellness Center, 1150 Powder Springs St., Marietta. For more information, call 770-528-3313 or visit cobbcounty.org/goreham.

3. Allatoona defeated New Manchester 41-13 to improve to 6-0 on the season. Find out how other local schools fared.

  • Allatoona Remains Undefeated

4. An Acworth man who was arrested on forgery and drug charges told Alpharetta police he "figured something was up" when a woman with whom he traded drugs for sex asked him to cash a check but wouldn't enter the bank with him.

5. The next presidential debate will be a town hall meeting format at Hofstra University in Long Island, where voters will ask President Obama and Mitt Romney about domestic and foreign policy. Patch is asking you, our readers, to participate by submitting questions for the candidates.

  • Patch Is Collecting Questions for Obama and Romney During the Next Presidential Debate

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