What do you know, it’s September! I was at the Georgia Dome for the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff game, and I took a bunch of pictures.
This is troubling. From Sgt. Jennifer Ross, Decatur Police: On 08/30/13, Decatur police responded to the following three armed robberies calls involving Decatur High School students leaving the football game.
Decatur Book Festival kicks off Saturday, but the tent city was already under construction for this late-August golden hour. In its 8th year, the DBF is debuting “Art/DBF”. Decaturish.com contributor Joe Avary explains what’s new this time around… Official Decatur Book Festival website. More on Art DBF. What’s the word? The ACAC at DBF official […]
For WalMart, it seemed like the perfect place to put a new store. An urban isthmus of high profile frontage on two busy Decatur crossroads. But after plans to build a Walmart Supercenter at the Selig Enterprises owned Suburban Plaza went pubic in the fall of 2011, grassroots groups such as Good Growth Dekalb have […]
When I began Decaturish a few months ago, one of my early obsessions was the hiring of former U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner by the University of Alabama System. Jo Bonner’s sister, Judy, is president of the University of Alabama. I wrote about it, tweeted about it, screamed about it and even hounded your state media […]
So the other day I went to visit Lisa Wise, Executive Director of the Initiative for Affordable Housing in Decatur. For the last few months I’ve been doing some volunteer PR consulting work for the Initiative’s re:loom project. Lisa told me she had some exciting news and that I had to keep it a secret. […]
Qualifying for the Nov. 5 Decatur elections ended Wednesday with only one contested election. Lewis B. Jones and C. Mark Arnold will battle for the District 1, Post A seat on the city school board. The seat is now held by Mark Wisniewski, the board chairman who decided not to run again. District 1 is […]
Sgt. Jennifer Ross, public information officer for the Decatur Police Department, sent two community alerts on Wednesday about recent crimes. One involved the “robbery by snatch” of an iPhone 5 from a Renfroe Middle School student on Wednesday afternoon. The other community alert told about two residential burglaries, one on Sunday on Superior Avenue and […]