Posts tagged with "Beacon Municipal Center"

Lawsuit claims Decatur’s Beacon Center project caused damage to Section 8 housing

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 22, 2015

A lawsuit filed in federal court claims that contractors building Decatur’s $38-million budgeted Beacon Municipal Center damaged Section 8 apartments adjacent to the site. The owners of a nearby apartment complex filed the suit against the city and its contractors on the Beacon project. Park Trace apartments, located on 700 Atlanta Avenue, has 169 units […]

(PHOTOS) Decatur’s Beacon Municipal Center is dedicated

Posted by Dena Mellick May 18, 2015

By Dena Mellick, Associate editor It was a gorgeous day Saturday for the dedication of Decatur’s new Beacon Municipal Center at 420 West Trinity Place. Three buildings are part of the complex: the Decatur Police Department and Municipal Court, the City Schools of Decatur Administrative Offices, and the Ebster Recreation Center. The area was once the heart […]

Man steals backpack at Beacon Municipal Center, threatens teens with gun

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 15, 2015

Two teenagers were robbed at the Beacon Municipal Center on Thursday, May 14. The recently opened center contains the city’s police department headquarters, its municipal court, a recreation center and the central offices for City Schools of Decatur. Decatur Police Lt. Jennifer Ross said that police responded to a theft call at the municipal center […]

Decatur’s Beacon Municipal Center to be dedicated

Posted by Dena Mellick May 7, 2015

The city of Decatur is inviting residents to tour the completed Beacon Municipal Center. Decatur is holding a dedication Saturday, May 16 from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. to show off the Ebster Recreation Center, the Decatur Police Department & Municipal Court, and the administrative offices for City Schools of Decatur, which are all housed in the […]

Decatur Commissioners will consider “final change order” at Municipal Center

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 3, 2015

Decatur City Commissioners on Monday, May 4, will consider spending more money to finish the Beacon Municipal Center, but it could be the last spending increase commissioners approve for the $33 million project. The Decatur City Commission has already approved eight contract increases totaling $2.6 million.  The facility on West Trinity houses Ebster Recreation Center, Decatur […]

It’s Beacon – CSD holding meeting at new office

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 9, 2014

City Schools of Decatur will hold its first Board of Education meeting in its new home, the Beacon Municipal Center. The June 10 meeting begins at 6:30 pm and will be held at the Beacon center, located at 125 Electric Avenue in Decatur, GA. All meetings are open to the public. CSD has been holding […]

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