Mayor: Commercial growth is good: Tommy Allegood d...
by Jon Gargis
10:41 PM, Thursday, February 04
MARIETTA — Acworth’s mayor said strategic decisions made in the early 2000s and key partnerships with government, business and community leaders were among the cornerstones of the city’s successful 2015 and promising future. Mayor Tommy Allegood d...

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