Posts filed under "Decatur"

Decatur Police: Suspect fires several shots at man on Candler Pointe Way

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 25, 2017

Decatur Police said that someone fired several gunshots at a man on Monday evening, July 24. At 10:54 p.m. police responded to a call of someone firing a gun in the 100 block of Candler Pointe Way. “The complainant stated his front porch motion light was tripped and he looked outside and observed two males […]

Decatur-grown band, The Bitteroots, to return for rescheduled show at Eddie’s Attic

Posted by Decaturish.com July 25, 2017

By Ellie Ritter, contributor  The Bitteroots, a Decatur-grown band, will return to the stage at Eddie’s Attic on Friday, July 28 to celebrate their ninth year of making music. This is a rescheduled date from an earlier show in May, which was canceled just before showtime due to a bad thunderstorm and power outage in […]

Sheriff Mann back at work after 40 day suspension

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 25, 2017

Sheriff Jeffrey Mann is back at work following his 40 day suspension stemming from his public indecency arrest. The Sheriff’s Office confirmed that Mann returned to work yesterday, July 24. DeKalb Superior Court Chief Judge Courtney Johnson named Capt. Ruth Stringer as the interim sheriff during Mann’s absence. The incident that led to his suspension occurred in […]

Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby will give proceeds to Decatur Robotics

Posted by Decaturish.com July 25, 2017

By Ellie Ritter, contributor  The Madison Avenue Community Fund (MACF), the team behind the annual Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby, has announced proceeds from this year’s event will go to Decatur Robotics. The robotics group is one of many organizations to which the Derby has donated. Every year, all the proceeds from the Derby benefit a local […]

Kavarna blues: Response to complaint about children leaves Oakhurst in stitches

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 24, 2017

It started with one man’s demand for peace and quiet at a local coffee shop. A customer of Kavarna in Oakhurst published a long rant on the community’s Facebook page against parents and their annoying children disturbing the peace at Kavarna Coffee. “Last I looked, Kavarna is not a frigging McDonald’s with a ball pit,” […]

UPDATE: Downtown Decatur street repaving postponed until Tuesday

Posted by Decaturish.com July 24, 2017

By Ellie Ritter, contributor   North McDonough Street and its two intersections will be repaved starting Tuesday, July 25. The work was supposed to begin today, but had to be rescheduled due to the weather. The resurfacing, yet another part of the North McDonough Streetscape Improvements and Railroad Crossing Improvements projects that began in June, is expected to take two […]

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Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 21, 2017

Decaturish.com is raffling off a Nintendo Switch on Aug. 21. The almost impossible to find console was provided by RetroVidjos in Woodstock. Nintendo is notorious for not making enough consoles to meet the demand, and the current Nintendo Switch supply issues are likely to persist through the holiday season. They’re currently selling for $100 or more […]

Downtown Decatur streets to be repaved as roadwork project phases out

Posted by Decaturish.com July 21, 2017

By Ellie Ritter, contributor  With the completion of the road milling around Candler and McDonough Streets complete, North McDonough Street and its two intersections will be repaved starting Monday, July 24, according to the city. The resurfacing, yet another part of the North McDonough Streetscape Improvements and Railroad Crossing Improvements projects that began in June, […]

Arepa Mia opens in Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 21, 2017

Arepa Mia restaurant is reopening in Avondale Estates after leaving its East College Avenue location in Decatur. The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. today, July 21. Lunch hours will be 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner hours will be 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday. It will be open on Saturdays from […]

Big Tex in Decatur likely to reopen on Monday, July 24

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 21, 2017

This story has been updated.  Big things are happening in Decatur, with the long-anticipated reopening of a popular spot on West Ponce de Leon. Big Tex is likely to reopen on Monday, July 24 at 5 p.m.., according to manager Robert Wyatt. “We’re 99.1 percent sure,” he said, barring any unforeseen circumstances. He said the hours will […]

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