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Easter Bunny does motorcycle stunts - Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5

ACWORTH, Ga. - Sure, he delivers candy and treats to good boys and girls on Easter Sunday, but did you also know that the Easter Bunny is a motorcycle stunt rider? The famed Bunny rode into Kenworth Park on his bike on Friday. He even gave the crowd a ...

CMANS Agents Arrest 3 on Drug Charges

Agents with the Cherokee Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad, or CMANS, on Wednesday arrested Joseph Raymond Koss, 23, and Kevin Dearing, 20, both of Acworth, the Cherokee Sheriff ...
for a trafficking charge in Georgia, and the charges will ultimately be ...

Press Release: Spotlight Shines on Georgia’s Ethnic Male Youth

The 2015 class of Colored Rocks came from as far away as Savannah and Colquitt, Georgia. Honorees also represent Acworth, Dunwoody, East Point, Lithonia, Rabun-Gap, Smyrna, Snellville and Suwanee. Four honorees reside in Atlanta.This is the year of the ...

Primrose Schools Grows Urban Footprint in Metro Atlanta

March 18, 2015 // // ATLANTA (March 18, 2015) – Primrose Schools®, a national high-quality early education and care provider based in Acworth, Ga., is growing its urban footprint in metro Atlanta with the opening of Primrose School of ...

West Georgia scholarship set in Dyas’ name

A member of the West Georgia men’s golf team, Dyas also played for the Harrison program while he worked at Brookstone Golf and Country Club in Acworth. In memory of their son, Dyas’ parents, Cathy Mintz and Ashli and David Dyas, established the ...

Elizabeth C. Meyers

ACWORTH, Georgia — Elizabeth Cecelia Meyers, 74, born on February 27, 1941, passed away unexpectedly March 1, 2015. She was born in Baltimore, MD to Henry Marvin Wharton and Gloria May Creamer Wharton. She is predeceased by her brother Henry Marvin ...

Joseph DiPasquale

DiPasquale (Stephanie) of Acworth, Georgia; granddaughters, Ashley Moorhouse (Jason) of Lexington Park, Maryland, and Alexis DiPasquale of Acworth, Georgia; grandson, Tad DiPasquale of Helen, Georgia; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death ...

Acworth man killed crossing 4-lane highway

A 53-year old Acworth man was killed Friday night while trying to cross ...
9:45 p.m., said Sgt. Seth Thompson with the Georgia State Patrol. Thompson said authorities suspect Sanchez was under the influence at the time, but they are waiting on the results ...

Georgia Tech student suffers severe brain injury in fall from bed

A Georgia Tech student badly hurt when he fell out of bed in ...
Clark Jacobs, a 20-year-old mechanical engineering major from Acworth, fell out of his bed Jan. 10 while he slept and suffered a severe head injury that initially went undiagnosed.

Florida man charged in 1991 murder of Atlanta woman

Weems’ partially clothed body was found in a recreational area off Lake Acworth Drive in Acworth, Ga. At the time, investigators believed she had been sexually assaulted before being shot to death. Based on DNA evidence, police said detective with the ...

Acworth Roof Repair Tips And Techniques

By Andrew B. Spates Roofs can become damaged over time as a result of its exposure to the outdoor environment. Overall wear and tear can lead to a number of structural problems that can be prevente…

How To Easily Fix Leaky Roof Acworth

By Andrew B. Spates When dealing with a roof that has begun to fall into disrepair, residents will surely need to call in some professionals to help them out. With assistance from technicians who k…

How To Easily Fix Leaky Roof Acworth

By Andrew B. Spates When dealing with a roof that has begun to fall into disrepair, residents will surely need to call in some professionals to help them out. With assistance from technicians who k…

Easter Egg Hunt in Acworth (March 27, 2015)

Originally posted on Occupy My Family: Location:  Acworth Sports Complex 4000 South Main Street Acworth, GA Time:  7:00 PM Details:  The Hunt is open to children through 5th grade. Children are…

Lake Acworth Cleanup

The Public Works group for the City of Acworth is holding a Creek Cleanup at 8:00 am on Saturday, April 18th at Lake Acworth (Acworth, GA). While I am unable to attend, I wanted to post this in case t…

Atlanta Metro Raccoon Removal 678-792-8053 Raccoons in the attic

The Wildlife Professional Raccoon removal services has become a frequent call for most nuisance wildlife controllers in Atlanta .Raccoons have a knack for finding ways into your house, whether it is …

Traton Homes in Acworth, GA

Beautiful Decor in New Home by Traton Homes in Acworth, GA- Call Sherida at 678-653-0705 for more info. New Home Sales – http://www.SheridaStudwoo Filed under: Around Atlanta Tagged: Acworth, …

Traton Homes in Acworth, GA

Beautiful Kitchen in New Home by Traton Homes in Acworth, GA- Call Sherida at 678-653-0705 for more info. New Home Sales – http://www.SheridaStudwoo Previewing Beautiful Kitchen in New Home by T…

Find the Home of Your Dreams at Harmony Grove in Acworth

Families of all sizes will find the perfect home at Piedmont Residential’s Harmony Grove community in Acworth. Featuring new homes priced from the $160,000s, Harmony Grove has a wide range of homes de…

Old Mill Restaurant in Acworth Georgia. #gabriels #restaurant...

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Get a Homeland Security Job in ACWORTH GEORGIA

What You Need to Know

The Department of Homeland Security has unique career opportunities that will challenge your mind and reward your skills and talents. As a Homeland Security employee, you will help secure our borders, airports, seaports and waterways; research and develop the latest security technologies; respond to natural disasters or terrorists acts; and analyze intelligence reports.

Next Steps

  1. Find the Job Right for You. Find DHS jobs at

    You can also use USAJOBS through an Interactive Voice Response Telephone System
    phone: 703-724-1850
    TDD: 978-461-8404.

    From general mission support to law enforcement to immigration and travel security to prevention and response, exciting professional growth opportunities exist throughout the Department.

  • Mission support careers involve the following fields: medical, human resources, facilities, budget, procurement, science and technology, training, intelligence, planning and coordination, detection, civil rights, fraud detection and more.
  • Law enforcement careers offer positions in protection of the President, Vice President, their families, heads of state and other designated inpiduals; securing the nation’s borders and enforcing immigration laws; interagency law enforcement training; and enforcing economic, transportation and infrastructure security.
  • Immigration and travel security careers involve protecting the nation’s transportation systems, as well as overseeing lawful immigration to the U.S.
  • Prevention and response careers protect the public, environment and U.S. economic and security interests in any maritime region, as well as provide preparedness, protection, response, recovery and mitigation to reduce loss of life and property and protect the nation from all hazards are what these careers are all about.
  1. Read the Job Announcement. The announcement will provide you with information about job qualifications, duties, salary, duty location, benefits, and security requirements. Here you will be able to determine if your interests, education, and professional background make you a good candidate for the job.

A list of common terms is available to assist you in understanding Department job announcements.

Most Homeland Security jobs require U.S. citizenship and successful completion of a full background investigation and drug screening.

  1. Apply for the Job. Follow the instructions in the “How to Apply” section of each USAJOBS announcement (upper right tab). Instructions will guide you through the application process, providing you detailed information on the questions, forms, and format that must be addressed and used to capture your qualifications for the job. Submit all required documents and pay close attention to the application due date and application procedures, which will vary by job and the Department component.

    During the application process, veterans may be asked to identify Veterans Preference status.

    To post your resume online, apply to certain federal jobs, check on the status of your application, and receive automated job alerts, you must create a USAJOBS member account.

  2. Interview for the Job. The names of best-qualified candidates will be forwarded to the supervisor or hiring official. If you are one of the best-qualified candidates, the supervisor or hiring official may interview you in person or by telephone, or in rare cases may hire you based solely on your application materials. Selection procedures are subject to Federal Civil Service laws, which ensure that all applicants receive fair and equal treatment in the hiring process.


No matter where you are in your career - at the very beginning, transitioning to the federal government mid-career, or another stage in your professional life - the Department of Homeland Security has a place for you.

  • Student and Recent Graduate Job Opportunities - Learn about internships, fellowships and training programs available across the Department.
  • Experienced Professionals - Use your technical skills and management experience to contribute to the homeland security mission. Explore meaningful career opportunities today.
  • Retirees - The Department offers retirees meaningful work opportunities, including short- and long-term projects, on a part-time or flexible schedule.
  • Veterans - The Department is committed to recruiting and employing eligible veterans for suitable jobs.


Last Published Date: December 16, 2014



Register now and request your ballots for the year in ACWORTH GEORGIA

The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote, and acts as a request for your State absentee ballots for the year. It is important to complete a new FPCA annually, every time you move or at least 90 days prior to the election you want to vote in.

Completing a new FPCA is easy at

  • Select your State from the drop-down on the home page
  • Click the box at the bottom of the page to Register to Vote, Request a Ballot or Update My Voter Info
  • The FVAP online tool will walk you through the form, and provide you with a PDF packet to print, sign and send directly to your local election official (LEO); links are also provided here for States that offer online voter registration
  • You can check the status of your registration and/or ballot request by contacting your LEO at any time

Remember, the only way your LEO knows how to reach you is with the information you provide! Some States allow a longer time between registrations, but if you submit a new FPCA every year, you wont have to worry about your registration or ballot request status and can participate in all the elections* you´re eligible to.

* While there are no regularly scheduled elections for Federal offices, there may be some elections for office which are vacated by the end of the term. Being registered ensures you will be able to participate in these elections.


If you experience any issues or have questions, FVAPs call center is available at 1-800-438-VOTE (8683), DSN 425-1584 or at Toll-free phone numbers from 67 countries are listed at Find us on Facebook at /DoDFVAP and follow @FVAP on Twitter.

PDF version of FVAP Voter Alert #1


Having a vegetarian diet in ACWORTH GEORGIA

Vegetarian diet

A vegetarian diet is a meal plan consisting mostly of plants such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, seeds and nuts. A vegetarian diet has little or no animal products. Types of vegetarian diets include:
  • Vegan: Diet consists of only foods herbal.
  • Lacto-vegetarian: Diet consists of plant foods plus some or all dairy products.
  • Lacto-ovovegetarian: Diet consists of plant foods, dairy products and eggs.
  • Semi- or partial vegetarian: Diet consists of plant foods and may include chicken or fish, dairy products and eggs. It does not include red meat.


A well-planned vegetarian diet can provide good nutrition. A vegetarian diet often helps to have better health.Eating a vegetarian diet can help you:
  • Reduce the likelihood of obesity.
  • Reduce the risk of heart disease.
  • Lowering blood pressure.
  • Reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Compared to those who are not vegetarians, vegetarians usually eat:
  • Fewer calories from fat (especially saturated fat).
  • Fewer calories overall.
  • More fiber, potassium and vitamin C.


By following a vegetarian diet, consider the following:
  • Eat different foods, including vegetables, fruits, grains, nuts, seeds, whole grains and dairy products and eggs if your diet includes.
  • Cut back on foods that are high in fat, sugar and salt (sodium).
  • No redress the lack of a nutrient overeating other. For example, do not eat much rich fat cheese to replace meat.
  • Instead, choose protein sources that are low in fat, such as beans.
  • If necessary, take supplements if your diet lacks certain vitamins and minerals.
  • Learn to read the nutrition label on food packages. The label lists the ingredients and nutritional content of the food product.
  • If you follow a restricted diet, you may want to work with a nutritionist to ensure you´re getting enough nutrients.

Alternative Names

Lacto-ovo vegetarian; Semi-; Lacto; Partial vegetarian; Vegan


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