Posts filed under "D’ish"

Zero Mile – The Horror of it All

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 23, 2017

The Zero Mile Post marked the meeting of two railway lines and possibly the beginning of the city of Atlanta. Zero Mile is a series of fictionalized stories based on real life in Atlanta, Georgia. By Nicki Salcedo Let me help you see. It might be scary, because it’s true. You have to get out […]

Dear Decaturish – Town halls are not his style

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 25, 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 […]

Zero Mile – Many Borders and an Ocean

Posted by Decaturish.com February 15, 2017

The Zero Mile Post marked the meeting of two railway lines and possibly the beginning of the city of Atlanta. Zero Mile is a series of fictionalized stories based on real life in Atlanta, Georgia. By Nicki Salcedo  They talk about those crossing the border. They mean for you to hear it. They think it […]

Opinion: We don’t need no education

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 8, 2017

Nicki Salcedo now has a regular feature on Atlanta Loop called “Zero Mile.” It runs every Wednesday. To read the latest installment, click here.  By Nicki Salcedo, contributor  The government did not educate me. Teachers did. If you ask me about my favorite teacher, I will start listing all of them. I’m one of the […]

Intersections – Last Stop Mayberry

Posted by Decaturish.com February 1, 2017

By Nicki Salcedo, contributor  I’ve spent the past few years looking for goodness. I believe that people are good. Good things happen to me all the time. I meet people who aren’t like me in any way, and we can become friends. I believe in the importance of intersections. These are the places where you […]

Dear Decaturish – A 10-year-old girl’s letter to Hillary Clinton

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 30, 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 […]

Editor’s note: Now, more than ever

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 30, 2017

It’s been a wild few days at Decaturish and our sibling publication, Atlanta Loop and it shows no signs of letting up. I was contemplating an editor’s note explaining how I intend to prioritize coverage going forward. But first, I think you need to know a little something about me. I started my career at a […]

Opinion: DeKalb County Schools’ skepticism of six-year-old is a shame

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 27, 2017

This story has been updated.  Back in December, a reader alerted me to a Go Fund Me account that went viral. A six-year-old girl, Shylah, was raising money to take care of unpaid school lunch balances at some of our DeKalb County elementary schools. The gesture touched my heart, in part because I’ve always disagreed with […]

Editor’s note: Decaturish is taking a ‘vacation’ this week

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 26, 2016

Readers, I hope you had a wonderful holiday weekend with your families and that your celebrations through the New Year will be safe and happy. Due to personal obligations, I will be taking some time off this week. It’s a vacation, though that’s not the best word for it because I’ll still be monitoring my […]

Dear Decaturish – Words hurt

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 14, 2016

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 […]

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