They are due no later than 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26.
Monday, January 28
Acworth is looking for an architect for the city's new police headquarters. The city has begun soliciting proposals from architectural consulting firms "to provide building programming services and architectural / engineering plans and technical specifications ... for a new Police Headquarters Facility," according to the Request for Proposal, which is posted on the city's website. Firms have until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 to submit seven copies of their plans to the city. The current facility is at 4400 Acworth Industrial Dr. Construction on the new headquarters at 4406 Acworth Industrial Dr. is expected to begin sometime this year. The estimated cost of the facility is $4.75 million, which was approved by voters as part of Cobb County's…
Robert E. Hightower completed a 26-year tenure with Cobb, serving as Chief of Police as well as the first Director of Public Safety, overseeing police, fire, 911 and corrections.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Cobb County officials have named police headquarters in honor of Robert E. Hightower, who spent his career serving his country, the state of Georgia and Cobb County. Hightower completed a 26-year tenure with Cobb, serving as Chief of Police as well as the first Director of Public Safety, overseeing police, fire, 911 and corrections. Hightower led the police department through critical periods of growth, creating many specialized units within the department that are still in service today. He also created the Department of Public Safety Training Academy, offering initial and advanced training. After his retirement from Cobb, Hightower continued to serve residents as director of the Georgia State Patrol and as Georgia's first Director of …