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City Schools of Decatur anticipates 45 to 56 students from proposed mixed-use project

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 15, 2018

A proposed mixed-use project in Decatur could potentially bring 45 to 56 students to City Schools of Decatur, far more than the attorney for the developer says the project will generate. But the project will also bring in $750,000 more in tax revenue than it would cost to educate these students, due to the project’s […]

(VIDEO) Meet Mae Rosen, a young exceptional adult looking for work in Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 15, 2018

There are young adults living in Decatur who have intellectual disabilities. They want to be a part of the community and stay here for the foreseeable future. Their parents are hoping the Decatur business community will step up to help make that goal achievable. The parents and students formed a group called YEA! [Young Exceptional Adults] […]

Decatur School Board calls work session to discuss annexation of property slated for development

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 15, 2018

The Decatur School Board will meet on May 15 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss an annexation proposal that would bring a new apartment complex into the city of Decatur. The meeting will be held in the conference room on the first floor of City Schools of Decatur’s  Central Office, located at 125 Electric Avenue, Decatur, […]

Candidate Q&A – Lance Hammonds, DeKalb County School Board District 6

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 15, 2018

In advance of the May 22 primary election, Decaturish is publishing Q&As with the candidates. To see your sample ballot, click here. Lance Hammonds, candidate for DeKalb County School Board District 6 Why are you running for this position? I am seeking this office because I believe that the key to a prosperous community is academically […]

Candidate Q&A – State Rep. Michel Henson, House District 86

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

In advance of the May 22 primary election, Decaturish is publishing Q&As with the candidates. To see your sample ballot, click here. Michele Henson, House District 86 (Incumbent)  Why are you running for this position? For over 20 years, I have served my community in the state legislature because I am committed to ensuring that my […]

Candidate Q&A – Joel Thibodeaux, candidate for Georgia Senate District 43

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

In advance of the May 22 primary election, Decaturish is publishing Q&As with the candidates. To see your sample ballot, click here. Joel Thibodeaux, Georgia Senate District 43 Why are you running for this position? District 43 covers the I-20 East corridor from Augusta – from Covington, through Conyers, and into Stonecrest and Lithonia. We have […]

Candidate Q&A – Candice McKinley, DeKalb County School Board, District 2

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

In advance of the May 22 primary election, Decaturish is publishing Q&As with the candidates. To see your sample ballot, click here. Candice McKinley, DeKalb County School Board, District 2 Why are you running for this position? As a mother, educator/advocate, and civil rights lawyer, I believe education is the greatest equalizer. We are all responsible […]

Candidate Q&A – State Rep. Howard Mosby, House District 83

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

In advance of the May 22 primary election, Decaturish is publishing Q&As with the candidates. To see your sample ballot, click here. Howard Mosby, State House District 83 (Incumbent)  Why are you running for this position? The fight continues.  As a 24 year healthcare executive in one of the largest public hospitals in the nation, I […]

The Decaturish Podcast asks, ‘Who the hell am I supposed to vote for?’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

The May 22 primaries are upon us, and with dozens of races on the ballot, many voters have questions. Who is on my ballot? What kinds of people are they? And how does someone decide how to vote for a judge, exactly? To help us wade through these questions are two of DeKalb County’s brightest […]

Candidate Q&A – Viola Davis, candidate for State House District 87

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 14, 2018

In advance of the May 22 primary election, Decaturish is publishing Q&As with the candidates. To see your sample ballot, click here. Viola Davis, candidate for State House District 87 Why are you running for this position? This election is about Effective Leadership. I have a record of serving this community as a public servant, community […]

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