Posts filed under "Kirkwood"

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 […]

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 […]

Councilmember Natalyn Archibong to attend meet and greet at the Pullman

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2017

Atlanta Councilmember Natalyn Archibong is attending a meet and greet tonight,  Sept. 20, at The Pullman restaurant in Kirkwood. Archibong is up for reelection this year and this event is part of a series of meet and greets being hosted at the Pullman. For a full listing of events, visit: http://www.thepullmanatl.com/ Tonight’s meet and greet starts at […]

DeKalb Extension office offers tips for identifying unhealthy trees after Tropical Storm Irma

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart September 19, 2017

With hurricane season in full swing and Tropical Storm Irma felling several hundred trees in the DeKalb County area, the University of Georgia’s DeKalb County Extension office has offered some tips for identifying unhealthy trees. The extension office suggests people look for … – Large broken or hanging branches, especially over electrical lines – Dead […]

Candidate Q&A – Liliana Bakhtiari, Atlanta City Council, District 5

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 19, 2017

In an effort to help voters prepare for the Nov. 7 elections, Decaturish and Atlanta Loop sent questions to candidates running for Atlanta City Council, Atlanta Mayor and Atlanta School Board. Early voting begins Oct. 16. To see district maps, click here. 1) Why are you running for office in the city of Atlanta?  I felt like local […]

Candidate Q&A – District 5 Atlanta City Councilmember Natalyn Mosby Archibong

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 18, 2017

In an effort to help voters prepare for the Nov. 7 elections, Decaturish and Atlanta Loop sent questions to candidates running for Atlanta City Council, Atlanta Mayor and Atlanta School Board. Early voting begins Oct. 16. To see district maps, click here. 1) Why are you running for office in the city of Atlanta? I am running for […]

Decaturish wins Best Local Blog in Atlanta for its fourth consecutive year

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart September 18, 2017

For the fourth year in a row, Decaturish was voted Best Local Blog in the Creative Loafing Best of ATL awards for 2017. Dan Whisenhunt, editor and publisher of Decaturish.com, also won Best Local Journalist for the third year in a row. “I am once again honored and humbled to be recognized by my readers […]

Candidate Q&A – Adzua Agyapon, Atlanta School Board, District 3

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 15, 2017

In an effort to help voters prepare for the Nov. 7 elections, Decaturish and Atlanta Loop sent questions to candidates running for Atlanta City Council, Atlanta Mayor and Atlanta School Board. Early voting begins Oct. 16. To see district maps, click here. 1) Why are you running for Atlanta School Board? When I was eight, my mother […]

Candidate Q&A – Michelle Olympiadis, Atlanta School Board, District 3

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 15, 2017

In an effort to help voters prepare for the Nov. 7 elections, Decaturish and Atlanta Loop sent questions to candidates running for Atlanta City Council, Atlanta Mayor and Atlanta School Board. Early voting begins Oct. 16. To see district maps, click here. 1)  Why are you running for Atlanta School Board? In the fall of 2007, my […]

Candidate Q&A – Antoine R. Trammell, Atlanta School Board, District 3

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 14, 2017

In an effort to help voters prepare for the Nov. 7 elections, Decaturish and Atlanta Loop sent questions to candidates running for Atlanta City Council, Atlanta Mayor and Atlanta School Board. Early voting begins Oct. 16. To see district maps, click here.  1)  Why are you running for Atlanta School Board? I am running for the school […]

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