Posts tagged with "community"

Jones wins school board seat in Decatur’s only contested election

Posted by Decaturish.com November 5, 2013

Lewis Jones will take the District 1, Post A seat on the Decatur School Board now held by Marc Wisniewski, the board chairman, who decided not to seek re-election. With all precincts reporting, Jones received 52.48 percent of the vote to edge Mark Arnold. Jones got 793 votes, Arnold 718. Jones was not immediately available […]

Multi-million dollar CSD office project passes major hurdles

Posted by Decaturish.com October 9, 2013

A new $5.9 million office and community building cleared all major construction hurdles and will be ready for its slated May 2014 opening, architects assured school board members at Tuesday’s public meeting. Despite an accelerated schedule, lead architect Andrew Rutledge assured officials the Beacon Municipal Center will open by May 1, giving City Schools of Decatur […]

On the Horizon; Good Weekend Eating at Decatur Cemetery

Posted by Decaturish.com September 6, 2013

Steinbeck’s and Leon’s Full Service – and a supporting cast that reads like the who’s who of the area’s food scene – are showcasing their locally sourced, fresh dishes Saturday night at the Decatur Cemetery. The event, an outdoor dinner party, promises live music and adult beverages in addition to the chefs’ creations. The event […]

Same Old Song: Do This, Don’t Do That, Can You Read The Sign

Posted by Decaturish.com August 28, 2013

Inspired by Decaturish.com founder Dan Whisenhunt’s wildly popular sign ratings posts (you place them we face them) and the documentary film Sign Painters, I have been hyper-aware of the barrage of signs competing for our attention. This sign at Medlock Plaza, catty-corner to the Proposed Walmart development is a fine example of how a sign shouldn’t look. […]

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