Posts tagged with "Family"

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

Posted by 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 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 […]

Picnics, Patios Popular on Picturesque Friday Night in Downtown Decatur

Posted by September 6, 2013

Clear skies and 74.3 degrees, 67% humidity¬†is my idea of perfect weather. By the looks on the crowds on the sidewalks and patios, a lot of people agree with me. Jessica Morgan and her kids wrestled playfully on the pavilion near the gazebo in the square. Squeals of laughter pierced the crisp golden-hour air. Tonight’s […]

Blue Sky Concert Series Kickoff

Posted by September 4, 2013

There were no sour notes in Decatur Square Wednesday afternoon as the Blue Sky Concert series sent echoes through the city. Families, friends, and working folks on their lunch break gathered on blankets and tables near the bandshell to take in the sun and the sounds from resident piano-popper Kurt Scobie. City of Decatur Special […]

SLIDESHOW: Sunday Scene at Decatur Book Festival

Posted by September 1, 2013

Umbrellas saved the day for the many prepared patrons of the Decatur Book Festival. I was down there helping serve up Chicken Tikka Masala & the trimmings at the Bhojanic tent and I saw a lot of happy people walking around with raindrops on their shoulders and smiles on their faces. It could have been […]

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