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Biz Bits: Trinity Mercantile & Design anniversary, Resurgens Orthopaedics welcomes new doctor

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 21, 2017

Here are some business news and notes from around Decatur and metro Atlanta. – Trinity Mercantile & Design is celebrating its five-year anniversary this month. The store was opened in 2012 by interior designers Lisa Turner and Wallace Bryan. Turner lives in Decatur and Bryan lives in East Lake. The store offers furniture, lighting and accessories. […]

Decatur state rep drafting legislation that would give cities more control over monuments

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 21, 2017

State Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver, D-Decatur, wants to change state law in response to calls to remove a Confederate monument on the Decatur Square. Currently, state law prohibits the removal of such monuments, but Oliver said she’s introducing a bill that would give local government the ability to decide whether to keep or remove them. […]

Google Fiber slows its roll out in the Atlanta market

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 21, 2017

Google Fiber’s internet may be fast, but the process of making it available to Atlanta customers has slowed considerably. Reporter Newspapers recently noted that the roll out had stalled in places like Sandy Springs and Brookhaven. “Google Fiber is currently available in over 100 residential buildings in the metro Atlanta area and in several neighborhoods […]

Dear Decaturish – Two local traffic lights are a ‘menace’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2017

We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not Decaturish.com. Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a letter to the editor. So if you read something here and don’t like it, don’t jump on our case. Write a letter of your own. All letters must […]

Chai Pani, Wahoo! Grill giving away free dinner to Decaturish email subscribers

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2017

People who sign up for the Decaturish daily email digest are eligible to win a free dinner, courtesy of two local restaurants. Chai Pani and Wahoo! Grill are each offering free dinner, not including alcohol, to our email list subscribers. The winners will be chosen via a random drawing next Thursday, Sept. 28. Chai Pani […]

Dear Decaturish – Community stepped up to help daycare damaged by storm

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2017

We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not Decaturish.com. Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a letter to the editor. So if you read something here and don’t like it, don’t jump on our case. Write a letter of your own. All letters must […]

Dear Decaturish – When severe weather strikes, commute alternatives pave the way to better days

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2017

We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not Decaturish.com. Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a letter to the editor. So if you read something here and don’t like it, don’t jump on our case. Write a letter of your own. All letters must […]

Attempted robbery of Chinese food delivery driver turns into gunfight in Kirkwood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2017

A routine Chinese food delivery went wrong when the people who ordered the food attempted to rob the driver, resulting in a gunfight that sent the driver and one of the alleged robbers to the hospital. Both are expected to be OK. Atlanta Police said the delivery driver works for Hunan Dragon III on Clairmont […]

Emory University lifts shelter in place alert following ‘police emergency’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2017

Update. Emory Police have lifted a shelter in place alert following a “police emergency” that occurred on Wednesday afternoon. Emory Police issued the alert via Twitter saying, “EPD are looking for a wanted individual in Lullwater. The subject is NOT armed. Avoid Lullwater until an ‘all clear’ from @Emory University.” DeKalb County Police confirmed it […]

Decatur Craft Beer Festival tickets still available

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2017

The Decatur Craft Beer Festival returns on Oct. 21 and there are still tickets available, the city says. “Both general admission and VIP tickets are still available. Keep in mind that this event sells out every year,” the city says. “Proceeds from ticket sales go back into the local community as grants and donations to nonprofit groups. […]

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