Never let it be said that Decaturish.com suffers from a lack of talent. Ralph Ellis, who has been a big part of our site in recent weeks, wrote about this past weekend’s TomorrowWorld festival for the New York Times. I thought Ralph covered the issue fairly and accurately. Anecdotal guesstimates that “at least half” of […]
The New Orleans-based Uptown Messenger website is reporting that a man accused of stealing $31,000 from a resident there was recently arrested in Atlanta. According to the DeKalb County Police Department, the suspect was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting a $13 bottle of potassium pills from a DeKalb Walmart. “The victim had hired MayFlower Moving […]
The bad guys seem to have reappeared in Decatur. On Sunday morning, police investigated two residential burglaries and one attempted burglary on the southside of town. The burglars were bold. The residents were home when the break-ins happened and in one case, the burglars came inside and ripped a flat-screen television set from the mounting […]
I don’t know about you, but I love a good deal. And when that deal involves beer? Even better. There’s a Groupon today (time left to buy = 15 days) for 40% off tickets to the Ponce de Leon Beer Fest on Nov. 16 at the Shriner’s Temple (Yaarab Temple). I’ve never been to this […]
There’s good eating in Decatur this month. October offers foodies a chance to support a service project helping low-income seniors and take some bites toward getting healthy.
I’m having a hard time seeing the advantages of running a criminal enterprise in South Dakota, but some felonious entrepreneurs from Atlanta found a way. According to KDLT News, Sioux Falls Police accuse four men – two from Atlanta, two from Decatur – of running an impressive check cashing scam. “It’s a pretty elaborate system […]
Five whole days ago you were thinking, “Aw man, I don’t want to go to work and stuff.” Then you were listening to the news on your way to work and thinking, “Aw man, it sucks that people can’t find a job and stuff.” At some point in the middle you did all the things. […]