Posts tagged with "Community Center of South Decatur"

Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival looks for 2016 acts, grants community groups

Posted by Dena Mellick January 8, 2016

The Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass festival is looking for bands and sponsorships for the popular annual summer event. Organizer Michael Vajda told Decaturish that the festival hopes to add a second stage in Harmony Park for even more acts for the event on Saturday, Aug. 13. Vajda said the festival is currently reviewing artists […]

The most-viewed stories of 2014

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 26, 2014

It was a busy year for Decaturish. The website received 1.6 million page views and had more than 450,000 unique visitors since February. Here are the most-viewed stories of 2014, from top to bottom. 1) APD releases video of vehicle that hit cyclist Cyclists around the country were outraged after the driver of a red Doge […]

Decatur Development Authority to buy Scottish Rite

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 6, 2014

This story has been updated.  The City of Decatur will soon become the new owner of the historic Scottish Rite building in Oakhurst as part of a deal to save the building and resolve a lawsuit against its current owner. City Commissioners on Oct. 6 unanimously approved a resolution to support the purchase of the […]

Dear Decaturish – PRI proud of Scottish Rite

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 11, 2014

Editor’s note: Progressive Redevelopment and Progressive Decatur are the owners of the historic Scottish Rite property in Oakhurst. Currently, Progressive is a defendant in a lawsuit filed by the Community Center of South Decatur, a local nonprofit that maintains the east wing of the property, known as The Solarium. PRI sent this letter to the […]

Little help? – Decatur asked to join lawsuit

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 3, 2014

A local attorney says the city of Decatur has a stake in a lawsuit concerning the ownership of the historic Scottish Rite property in Oakhurst. So far, city commissioners, the city manager and the city attorney are not saying if they expect to become a party to the suit. A reporter approached city officials after […]

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