AS OLD MAN '19 gave way to Baby New Year, we asked a medley of Cobb Countians what their New Year's resolutions were for 2020. Here are their answers:
A man who headbutted a woman in the face and clawed her in the eye, according to Cobb police, is behind bars facing three charges in relation to the incident, records show.
Football fever is running high in Cobb County with three local high school teams playing state championship semifinals Friday, for which fans’ excitement is building.
Congratulations to the Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource Department on receiving the Georgia Recreation and Park Association Agency of the Year Award in the 20,001-50,000 population category on Nov. 6. The award was presented to Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Resource…
An Acworth woman who police say threw about 20 cameras and other photography equipment out of a second story window of her home while burning her roommate’s bed faces two felonies.
Sitting in his car after midnight at a west Marietta crossroads, an Acworth man was found by Cobb police with a cocktail of illegal and prescription drugs, officers say.
ACWORTH — Acworth officials say the city hopes to schedule a flashy opening for its four-story pedestrian bridge at the corner of Lemon Street and Main Street downtown sometime next week, pending the outcome of a Monday inspection.
ACWORTH — Daughters of the American Revolution’s Liberty Hill Chapter gathered at Acworth City Hall on Tuesday to ring bells commemorating Sept. 17, 1787 — the day the United States Constitution was signed by the Founding Fathers.
KENNESAW — Nancy Maxwell has lived in Acworth her entire life, nearly nine decades, and some Cobb County Library System staff say she’s one of the first patrons of the Acworth Library.
A midnight nap inside his car at a budget hotel in Acworth landed a man in jail after a person called police, concerned about the 3-year-old child that was locked for two hours inside the vehicle, surrounded by heroin, methamphetamine and a meth pipe, police say.
A second man has been arrested in relation to a fatal hit-and-run that killed two men just south of the East-West Connector near Mableton in April.
An Acworth man has admitted to committing multiple crimes against his pregnant, estranged wife and will serve 18 years in prison, the Cobb County District Attorney’s office says.
A would-be burglar was stopped in the act by Cobb County Sheriff’s Office deputies in Acworth on Wednesday afternoon, when he was arrested and booked into the county jail, records show.
An Acworth man is accused of setting fire to his Cadillac and his brother’s Hummer while the vehicles were at a Marietta car servicing business, then claiming insurance for both.
Marietta is set to continue cooperating with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement through a program that aims to prevent the hiring or continued employment of those in the country illegally.
A former Acworth lawyer who stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from elderly clients is already out of jail, released the same day he pleaded guilty and was sentenced by a Cobb Superior Court judge.
For six and a half years, a boy told no one of the sexual abuse he had endured at the hands of an older Acworth man, before finally confiding in his mother around the end of June, police say.
A pedestrian died after being hit by a car early Tuesday at the intersection of Cobb Parkway and Acworth Summit Boulevard in Acworth, police say.
ACWORTH — What started as a joke between a patient and her doctor became reality early Monday morning at Acworth’s new $22.5 million medical facility.
Lifelong Kennesaw Library members Eddie and Cathy Preast were just kids when they helped move the city’s book collection from the former jail building to the existing purpose-built library on Lewis Street in 1967.
Doris F. Roberts, age 94, of Acworth and Villa Rica, GA, was called home on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. She was born in Baldock, SC to the late Myrtle and Gaston Ferguson on March 9, 1925. Mrs. Roberts worked as a permanent substitute teacher for North Cobb High School and as a dedicated and lovi…
ACWORTH — A collection of nearly two centuries of Acworth history has a home on the site of the city’s first railroad depot, which was built before the Civil War.
Rev. Jerry A. Freeland, 81, of Acworth, died Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 Saturday morning in the Chapel of Collins Funeral Home with the Rev. Jason Isaacs officiating. Burial will follow in Rolling Hills Memory Gardens. Rev. Freeland was born in Gainesvill…
Henry Edward Wise, Sr., 80, of Acworth, GA died June 27, 2019. Service will be held at 11:00 AM, on July 3, 2019 at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 4826 School Street, Acworth, GA 30101. Arrangements by Mack Eppinger & Sons Funeral Service, Inc.
Patti Parham, 84, of Acworth, GA died June 25, 2019. Service will be held at 2:00 pm, on June 29, 2019 at The Jonquil Chapel of Castellaw Funeral Home. Arrangements by Castellaw Funeral Home.
ACWORTH — Eight years ago, 12 men in one of Georgia’s most dangerous maximum security prisons took up a pledge to live in peace with the historically violent inmates.
Wendell Lee Way, age 79, of Acworth, Georgia passed away Friday, June 21, 2019. Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Midway Presbyterian Church in Powder Springs. Interment will follow at Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery. He will lie in state at the chur…
Robert M. (Bob) Jacobs of Acworth, Georgia, born September 28th,1934, passed peacefully after illness on June 12, 2019. Bob is survived by his wife, Annamarie Keegan Jacobs and son Thomas (TJ) Jacobs and his wife Jennifer (Hice).
ACWORTH — Traffic and trees dominated the discussion at Commissioner Keli Gambrill’s town hall meeting this week at St. Clare of Assisi Catholic Church.
Frances Bovene “Bo” Spruiell Smith, 92, of Acworth, Ga., died June 2, 2019. Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on June 7, 2019 at Jonquil Chapel. Arrangements by Castellaw Funeral Home.
Peggy Wyrosdick Cain of Acworth passed away on Friday the 17th. Born July 21 1949 at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga. She was a graduate of Sprayberry High School class of 1969 and was married to Mr. Walter T. Cain of Atlanta.
After 30 years in the classroom, beloved teacher Debbie Fronzak has retired from First Presbyterian Church of Marietta Weekday Preschool. Fronzak was honored at a retirement party, affectionately known as “Retooling and Redirecting,” on May 11 at her Acworth home. Former students and parents…
James Harrison Silvers, 79, of Acworth, GA died April 29, 2019. Service will be held at 2:00pm, on May 18, 2019 at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home. Arrangements by Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home.
Marjorie Brown, 88, of Acworth, died Wednesday, May 8, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 Saturday afternoon in the County Line United Methodist Church with the Rev. Steven Riddle and the Rev. Katie Strahls officiating. She will lie in state at the church from 1:00 until 2:00. Inter…
Dragons could be seen gliding across the surface of Lake Allatoona on Saturday morning, but they weren’t flying serpents — they were boats. And instead of fighting knights in shining armor, they were fighting cancer.
Four suspects connected to Sunday’s shooting at an Acworth gas station have been arrested and face charges of assault with intent to rob, according to new details from the Acworth Police Department.
“Embrace the Race. Embrace the Cause.” On Saturday, May 4, the 3rd annual Dragon Boat Race and Festival will take place at Dallas Landing Park. Loving Arms Cancer Outreach and Atlanta Dragon Boats sponsor the event. GO!