Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The incident, believed to be a suicide, occurred around 8 p.m. Monday, according to police.
Updated 10:45 a.m. Acworth police say the man hit by a train in downtown Acworth later died as a result of the severe injuries he suffered in what's believed to be a suicide. Here's the department's full statement: On April 29, 2013 at approximately 8:09pm, the Acworth Police Department responded to the area of Main Street and Lemon Street in reference to a person struck by a train. Upon Officers arrival, they discovered the victim suffered severe injuries and was transported to Kennestone Hospital where he later died. At this time it is believed that this incident was the result of a suicide. Original Report A pedestrian was struck by a train Monday night in downtown Acworth. The unidentified man was taken to an area hospital with unknown…
Friday, March 29, 2013
Proceeds from the event benefit Horizon Field.
Get ready to rev up your engines, Acworth. Classic cars will cruise down Main Street from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. Every fifth Saturday of the month during the spring, summer and fall, the Lake City Cruisers, the city and downtown Acworth merchants hold Classic Car Cruises. While the event is free to the public, organizers request a $2 entry fee for all vehicles in the show. Proceeds benefit Acworth's Horizon Field. For more information, email email@example.com or visit www.acworthparksandrecreation.org.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Thousands from Acworth and surrounding communities flocked to downtown over the weekend for Acworth's first art fest.
Historic Downtown Acworth welcomed thousands of residents from the metro Atlanta area who came to celebrate the city's first large-scale art fest. More than 120 artists showcased their work, and the family-friendly event also had activities for kids and parents. The festival was organized by Splash Festivals in partnership with the city of Acworth.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Acworth has not been asked to contribute to Cobb County's new economic development initiative, the mayor says during Thursday's Board of Aldermen meeting.
Acworth troops of the Girl Scouts of America were recognized in honor of the organization's 100th anniversary during the regular meeting of the Board of Aldermen of the city of Acworth on Thursday night. Daisies, Brownies and Juniors from Troops 12437, 2609 and 2376 received a proclamation from Mayor Tommy Allegood that recognized not only the worldwide impact of 10 million Girl Scouts in 145 countries, but also the good works of local Scouts. Girl Scouts have been instrumental in Lake Allatoona cleanup efforts, and Allegood said a photo of him with the Scouts is one of his favorites. “Thanks for making a difference and coming out to the lake cleanup,” Allegood said. “That's something that really helps keep our lake and our water very …