Posts tagged with "Decatur Heights"

Community meeting planned over Whole Foods 365 project

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 8, 2016

The developer behind the proposed North Decatur Square shopping center – which would include a 365 by Whole Foods Market grocery store – has scheduled a community input meeting on June 13. It will be held  at North Decatur United Methodist Church, located at 1523 Church Street in Decatur, and will begin at 7 p.m. The developer, […]

City Commission approves lowering speed limits in Decatur Heights neighborhood

Posted by February 17, 2016

By Mariann Martin, contributor  Despite a request by a local neighborhood association to wait to approve new speed limits without additional changes, city commissioners unanimously approved lowering the speed on three streets in the Decatur Heights Neighborhood. Commissioners also voted during a meeting Tuesday evening to approve changes in two school construction plans and gave […]

Commission to discuss Intown Ace purchases, Decatur Heights speed limits

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 15, 2016

The Decatur City Commission will consider authorizing the city’s practice of buying supplies from a company co-owned by a City Commissioner. Commissioners will also consider setting a 25 miles per hour speed limit on roads in the Decatur Heights neighborhood. The meeting is on Feb. 16 and begins with a work session at 6:30 p.m. It […]

‘Bulb-outs’ cause blowouts for Decatur Heights residents

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 27, 2016

A traffic-calming measure on Sycamore Drive is upsetting some Decatur Heights residents. At least two drivers have hit the curb extensions, known as bulb-outs, recently installed at the Sycamore Station townhomes, according to Assistant City Manager of Public Works David Junger. One of the unlucky drivers is Frank Goldman, who recently brought his concerns to the […]

(PHOTOS) Trees down, power outages reported

Posted by Dena Mellick November 18, 2015

This story has been updated.  Trees and branches were down around Decatur, but no injuries were immediately reported Wednesday night after a storm blew through. A giant branch took out power lines on Pinehurst Street at Winn Way, knocking out power to several homes. One family told Decaturish they were waiting inside for rescuers to […]

(VIDEO) – Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association forum

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 29, 2015

Four city of Decatur commission candidates and three Decatur school board candidates took the stage on Oct. 25 at the Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association forum. DHNA hosted Commissioner Scott Drake and challenger Eric Tumperi (District 1 Post B), James Johnson (District 2 Post B), John Ridley (At Large), and CSD candidates Board Chair Garrett Goebel […]

Forum update: Details released for Decatur Heights candidate forum

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 7, 2015

The Decatur Heights Neighborhood Association on Oct. 6 released details about an upcoming candidate forum for the Nov. 3 elections. Associate Editor Dena Mellick, who is a member of the association, attended the Oct. 6 DHNA meeting and sent over the following information. The forum will be for both the City Commission and School Board […]

Decatur Police officers catch burglar in the act

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 25, 2015

Decatur Police have arrested a 16-year-old male on charges of burglary after he was allegedly knocking on doors in the Decatur Heights neighborhood. According to Police Lt. Jennifer Ross, at 8:32 a.m. this morning, Sept. 25, officers responded to a call about a male was knocking on the doors of houses in the Sycamore Ridge Drive […]

Suspects rummage through vehicles in Decatur Heights neighborhood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 17, 2015

Several Decatur Heights residents recently discovered their vehicles had been opened and rummaged through. According to Lt. Jennifer Ross, on Aug. 13 at 8:17 a.m., police responded to a report of entering auto in the 100 block of Ridgeland Avenue. The owner told police that her vehicle was unsecured in her driveway on Aug. 12 at 9 […]

Suburban Plaza update: bowling alley gone, may be replaced by book store

Posted by January 28, 2015

By Dena Mellick, contributor Decatur’s Suburban Lanes Bowling Alley will not remain in the redeveloped Suburban Plaza. A book store may end up taking some of the basement space of the plaza on the Church Street side near where the bowling alley is now, according to developer, Selig Enterprises. Two Selig representatives updated Decatur Heights […]

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