Posts filed under "Metro ATL"

Atlanta Police release more information about pedestrian killed on Memorial Drive

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 23, 2017

Atlanta Police say there will be no charges filed against the driver who hit a pedestrian on Memorial Drive. At this time police are not releasing the name of the woman who was killed crossing the busy road. The accident occurred after 7 p.m. on March 20. The pedestrian was crossing Memorial Drive near Campbell […]

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 […]

Pedestrian killed on Memorial Drive

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 21, 2017

Atlanta Police have confirmed that a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Memorial Drive yesterday, March 20. Details about the incident were not immediately available. The victim has not been identified because the Police Department is notifying the victim’s family. The Police Department said it would provide more information about this incident […]

As the price of Beltline real estate rises, so does concern about affordability

Posted by Decaturish.com March 20, 2017

By Gabriel Owens, contributor With the continuous expansion and popularity of the Beltline, the dwindling available real estate has led to rising prices and even faster turnaround as property is snatched up at ever-increasing rates. While a boon to real estate developers and owners, the rising house prices and rent is slowly forcing out low-income […]

DeKalb County Library receives grant to fund book club for at-risk teens

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart March 20, 2017

In January, the DeKalb County Public Library received a grant from the American Library Association to start a book club for “at-risk young people.” According to a press release, DeKalb was one of the 75 libraries in the nation to receive the grant for the program, which is called “Great Stories Club.” The curriculum is […]

gusto!, Takorea will be a part of Whole Foods 365 development

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 20, 2017

The developer behind a Whole Foods 365 mixed use project in north Decatur has confirmed several new tenants that are expected to join the grocery store. Jeff Garrison, a partner with developer S.J. Collins Enterprises, confirmed that the restaurants gusto! and Takorea will be tenants in the North Decatur Square project. Additionally, there will be a […]

Mystery surrounds offensive mailer targeting Stonecrest mayoral candidate

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 19, 2017

This story has been updated.  A mailer targeting Stonecrest mayoral candidate Charles Hill offends on several levels. It claims Hill has a mental illness. Hill says he does not. The mailer then goes on to say that having a mental illness would make Hill an unfit candidate for office and describes “expected symptoms” of someone […]

DeKalb County Magistrate Court offering free education day for the community

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 17, 2017

Chief Judge Berryl Anderson invites the public to a “Community Education Day” on March 18. Magistrate Court 101 will begin at 8:30 p.m. and end at noon. It will be held at 556 North McDonough Street, Decatur, GA 30030. Registration is required and light refreshments will be served. To register, click here. “The event is […]

Mitch Steele’s Beltline brewpub now has a name

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 16, 2017

Back in September, it was revealed that Mitch Steele, formerly of Stone Brewing in Escondido, Calif., is one of three partners involved in a project to open a craft brewery and brewpub in Poncey Highlands. The brewpub would be located at 820 Ralph McGill Avenue. On March 16, the brewpub’s name was revealed. To see the full story on […]

DeKalb County residents will have opportunity to recycle hazardous waste next weekend

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart March 16, 2017

Get read for DeKalb County’s free, biannual household hazardous waste event. On Saturday, Mar. 25, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., the county’s Sanitation Division will help county residents “properly dispose of dangerous household chemicals that are no longer in use.” A recent press release from the DeKalb County Sanitation Division says: – Hazardous materials such […]

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