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KSU student wins S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award

KSU student wins S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award

ACWORTH, Ga. -- A Cobb County Chick-fil-A team member is one of only 25 people nationwide to win the 2013 S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award.

Kimberly Westwood received her prize Monday at the Acworth Chick-fil-A where she works. The $1,000 scholarship is given annually to a handful of the 1,600 Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship winners.

Westwood is one of four Georgians to earn the award this year.

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"Kimberly personifies the qualities the S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award was created to recognize. She leads by example in our restaurant and community," Acworth Chick-fil-A operator Andy Duncan said in a statement. "I am delighted that her hard work, positive attitude and leadership have been rewarded with this prestigious scholarship."

Cobb County author to host book signing

Cobb County author to host book signing

ACWORTH, Ga. -- Author and Marietta resident Dan Farr will host a book signing in Acworth next month.

Farr will sign copies of Final Score! Sports Devotions Volume 1 on Saturday, Mar. 2 at Books-A-Million. He will be at the store from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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According to a release from Farr's publisher, Tate Publishing:

Local author to hold signing at Acworth Bookstore

Local author to hold signing at Acworth Bookstore

ACWORTH, Ga. -- Paulding County-based author Bryan M. Powell will hold a signing for his latest book in Acworth this weekend.

The novel, Stranger in the White House, is the newest addition to Powell's Stranger Series.

He will sign copies of the book Saturday, Feb. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Acworth Bookstore.

Tate Publishing provided this summary of Stranger in the White House:

Still reeling from his impressive investigative work in Beaumont, Colo., Chase is now in Washington, D.C., working for the New York Times when he gets a phone call.

The Order just struck again -- however, the double assassination of the president and vice president was only partially successful. The phone call is from the real vice president claiming that the one who was just sworn in as president is an imposter. Chase finds himself -- and his wife -- caught in the crossfire again.

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Eat barbeque to help Acworth man

Eat barbeque to help Acworth man

ACWORTH, Ga. -- An Acworth man is in need, and residents will band together this week to help him.

Jeff Murch, a longtime resident and businessman, has been battling cancer for several years.

His friends and neighbors will host a Helping One Guy event to raise money for his treatment. The fun will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday at JD's BBQ in downtown Acworth.

Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy some great food while showing their love for Murch.

For more information, contact Scott Evans at sdevans28@yahoo.com.