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Dear Decaturish – Student performances were a hit at Mead Rd. Mardi Gras

Posted by Decaturish.com February 15, 2018

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Advertiser Spotlight – Mathnasium

Posted by Decaturish.com February 14, 2018

The Decaturish.com Advertiser Spotlight is a weekly feature highlighting the businesses and organizations that support local news. If you enjoy being informed about what’s happening in your community, please support the businesses and organizations that advertise with us. They help make what we do possible. To learn more about advertising on Decaturish, contact us at […]

Dear Decaturish – Superintendent’s Costa Rica trip could benefit students

Posted by Decaturish.com February 12, 2018

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 […]

Decatur officially kicks off planning for United Methodist Children’s Home campus

Posted by Decaturish.com February 12, 2018

By Gabriel  Owens, contributor  A community workshop was held at the old United Methodist Children’s Home Sunday afternoon, Feb. 11, to begin investigating what the City of Decatur will do with the property. The planning process is being touted as an all-inclusive community project. The first part is being called the “Investigate phase.” The city […]

(PHOTOS) 2018 Mead Rd. Mardi Gras

Posted by Decaturish.com February 10, 2018

By Richard Phillips, contributor  The fifth annual Mead Rd. Mardi Gras Parade made a splash on Saturday as revelers strolled in the rain. “Decatur may be known for its schools, restaurants and overall funky vibe… but it’s also known for its growing Mardi Gras tradition,” Mead Rd. Mardi Gras spokesperson Emily Berg said. “Mead Rd. […]

Meet Virginia, a Kroger employee with a country music past

Posted by Decaturish.com February 8, 2018

This story has been updated.  By Gabriel Owens, contributor Virginia Carllile is help desk worker, also known as the “nice old lady,” working at the Kroger on North Decatur Road. She’s energetic, unflappably friendly, with a sharp mind that defies her 86 years of age. The store, known locally as the “Big Kroger,” is a […]

(SPONSORED) Louisiana Bistreaux Decatur will hold Mardi Gras celebration

Posted by Decaturish.com February 8, 2018

Mardi Gras celebration at Louisiana Bistreaux Decatur 8-piece band performs live Mardi Gras celebration is full throttle at Louisiana Bistreaux in Decatur, 1496 Church Street at N. Decatur Road. For the second year Fat Tuesday, February 13th, will kick off with guests invited to the live-hosted video segments of Fox 5’s Good Day Atlanta starting […]

Ryan Gainey home likely can’t be saved, but garden preservation is possible

Posted by Decaturish.com February 8, 2018

This story has been updated.  By Anne Clarke, contributor  The home of world-famous gardener Ryan Gainey will likely be demolished, but there may be other opportunities to preserve his legacy. That was the general consensus following a special called meeting of Decatur’s Historic Preservation commission on Wednesday. The city called the meeting after the home’s […]

Decatur Mayor highlights achievements, discusses the future in state of the city address

Posted by Decaturish.com January 24, 2018

This story will be updated.  By Anne Clarke, contributor  The Decatur Business Association hosted the annual State of the City Address on Tuesday, January 23 at the Decatur Conference Center. Kyle Williams, president of the DBA introduced Mayor Patti Garrett, who introduced School Board Chair Annie Caiola. Caiola highlighted City Schools of Decatur’s progress starting […]

Decatur School Board swears in new member, elects new chair, decides on makeup days

Posted by Decaturish.com January 23, 2018

By Gabriel Owens, contributor  The School Board held its first regular meeting of the year on Jan. 23, formally swearing in a new board member and electing a new board chair. Board members also approved a plan for making up school days missed due to last week’s winter weather. Heather Tell was sworn in. She […]

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