News Line for Acworth

North is Acworth’s newest Alderman
It was fourth time’s the charm for Brett North, Acworth’s newest city alderman.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

Allegood’s aims: Rec center anchors Acworth SPLOST wish list
The city of Acworth is close to finalizing a special purpose local option sales tax project list anchored by an $11 million new recreation center.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

Working together: County, cities eye sharing costs of proposed community centers, road upgrades
Five of Cobb’s six cities hope to partner with the county to pay for such things as community centers and road work with a sales tax program voters may approve Nov. 4.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

Blight, be gone: BoC plans to form authority to tackle issues in south Cobb
One way Acworth and Kennesaw officials attack blight is with a blight tax.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

Majority of Cobb mayors approve of 6-year, $750M SPLOST referendum
With a possible vote five months away, comments made by a majority of Cobb mayors indicate they’re behind renewing a one percent sales tax for six more years.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

Acworth candidates speak out about BRT
The three men hoping to become the next elected official representing Acworth all say there is not enough evidence to prove the need for a bus rapid transit system through Cobb, especially funded with tax dollars.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

Acworth lauds fed block grants’ impact
Elected officials and community activists in Acworth at an event Thursday lauded the city’s use of Community Development Block Grant funds that have impacted the area for 15 years.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal