Posts tagged with "fireworks"

Decatur Police: No fireworks complaints over July 4th weekend

Posted by Dena Mellick July 8, 2015

This was the first Fourth of July with a new law in effect that allows the sale and use of consumer fireworks. In Atlanta, there were 155 fireworks-related complaints and one arrest in the city over the holiday weekend, according to a Creative Loafing report. But within the city of Decatur, police say there were no major […]

Fireworks sales now legal in Georgia

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 3, 2015

Kaboom. That’s the sound of money going up in smoke now that people can buy bottle rockets and firecrackers big enough to – as state Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver put it – “blow the child’s hand off.” As of July 1, fireworks sales are legal in Georgia. That might come as a shock to people who […]

Photos – Decatur fireworks

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 4, 2014

Here are photos from the fireworks show in downtown Decatur, GA. Happy Fourth of July. All photos taken by Decaturish editor Dan Whisenhunt. #merica  

For the Fourth – Parades, fireworks, patriotism

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 3, 2014

Decatur, Avondale Estates and Atlanta are getting ready to celebrate the Independence Day on Friday, July 4. Decatur The city of Decatur’s parade line up is at 5:30 pm at First Baptist Church of Decatur. The parade begins at 6 pm and will pass through the city’s downtown. “It ends at the Community Bandstand on the […]

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