Posts tagged with "Halloween"

Where to go on Halloween

Posted by Dena Mellick October 28, 2015

Haven’t made plans yet for Halloween? We’ve got you covered! Here are some fun area events happening this Saturday in celebration of the spooky holiday. Decatur Start your trick-or-treating early by stopping at the Decatur Police Department from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. The department will be handing out free treats and reflective trick-or-treat bags in […]

Decatur maps city’s spookiest houses

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 22, 2015

This is not a trick. The city of Decatur is providing a map of houses decked out for Halloween. “Decorate Decatur Halloween is going digital this year! We’ve created an online map that will include pinpoints of homes decorated for Halloween in the City of Decatur,” the city’s Decatur Minute blog says. “You can access […]

(PHOTOS): Decorating tips from Avondale Estates’ scary Halloween house

Posted by Dena Mellick October 15, 2015

By Dena Mellick, Associate editor Avondale Estates’ resident Jennifer Jones-Mitchell has loved Halloween as long as she can remember. Jones-Mitchell, who runs a boutique PR agency and is also an artist, started decorating her childhood home and scaring other kids after she grew too old to trick or treat. “I grew up in Marietta, and […]

Send us your Halloween photos

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 31, 2014

This post has been updated.  We know most of you are up to no good today, and we want the photo evidence. Send in your spooky, scary Halloween photos and well add them to this post throughout the day. (Send photos to A few we’ve already received … Local photographer Lee Coursey sent us […]

GDOT: Frightful freeways, spooky signals

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 31, 2014

Boo. There will be more work on local roads this weekend, the Georgia Department of Transportation says. Be afraid. Or at least be cautious. First order of business: There will be trick-or-treaters out and about tonight. So please slow down and watch out for those babies. Next: I-20, I-285 and I-75 northbound in Henry and […]

Police offer tips for safe Trick-or-Treating

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 28, 2014

Got an interesting costume this year? Decaturish would love to see what you’ve scared up for this Friday’s fright fest. Send your pictures to and we’ll run our favorites on Oct. 31.  Every Oct. 31 brings out the familiar ghosts, the trick-or-treaters, the piles of uneaten candy corn and – without fail – safety […]

Buy this cool Viking Ship for $150

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 17, 2014

Every Halloween, Nancy Wilkinson’s decorations take over the 200 block of Adair Street in Decatur. One of them, a sweet-looking Viking ship, is up for sale for a mere $150. All proceeds will be donated to the English Springer Spaniel Rescue. Wilkinson first assembled her Viking ship five years ago and stuck it in her neighbor’s […]

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