Posts tagged with "Decatur Active Living"

Decatur Active Living plans to add handicap-accessible playground equipment to city’s parks

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 13, 2015

Decatur Active Living Director Greg White wants more options at city’s parks for handicapped children. “We stared looking around and said all kids need to be able to play regardless of ability or skill set,” White said. “Scott Park would be a good place to start.” The park, adjacent to the Decatur Recreation Center, is […]

Decatur updating its bike map

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 9, 2014

Decatur is asking for public input as it revises its 2012 Bicycle Sustainability Map to include some of the city’s newly annexed areas. Commissioner Fred Boykin, who owns Bicycle South, sent the word out to his customers via email. Decatur’s Bicycle Suitability Map was published in 2012 and it’s time for an update! Cyclists’ suggestions […]

Celebrate “Car Free Day” in Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 23, 2014

Decatur Active living is inviting the public to celebrate Car Free Day tomorrow. The celebration will be part of the Wednesday, Sept. 24, Blue Sky Concert on the square. Blue Sky Concerts are put on by the Decatur Business Association each Wednesday from noon to 1 pm. This week’s performer is Blake Music Group, a Soul-R&B-Jazz act. […]

Park bench dedicated in Ms. Shirley’s memory

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 8, 2014

The Oakhurst community paused on Sunday to honor the memory of Shirley Kendrick, known as Ms. Shirley. Decatur Active Living and residents dedicated a park bench near the ball fields in her honor. Over the summer, the concession stand where she worked was renamed Shirley’s Snack Shack. Shirley was murdered in October, a crime that […]

Every summer – Photos of Opening Day in Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 7, 2014

If summer could play in an endless loop and you had to pick one scene, there wouldn’t be many that could top opening day for youth baseball in Decatur. The parade of teams rolled through Oakhurst on Saturday, June 7, as parents stood along East Lake Drive, cheering them on. There were Pirates and Giants and […]

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