Posts filed under "Avondale Estates"

LifeLine Animal Project offering fee-waived adoption throughout Memorial Day weekend

Posted by Ellie Ritter May 25, 2018

As the Memorial Day holiday kicks off, LifeLine Animal Project is offering a fee-waived Memorial Day adoption promotion throughout the weekend. Between Friday, May 25, and Sunday, May 27, every animal at the shelter may be adopted for no fee, according to LifeLine. The animal will also already be vaccinated, spayed or neutered, microchipped and […]

Avondale City Commissioners, residents have concerns about apartment project

Posted by Decaturish.com May 24, 2018

By Anne Clarke, contributor Avondale Estates city commissioners during a May 23 meeting raised several objections to a proposed apartment development. Trammell Crow Residential is planning a 286-unit mixed use development at East College, Hillyer Avenue and Maple Street. Mayor Jonathan Elmore said he was “on the fence” while Commissioners Adela Yelton and Lisa Shortell […]

Elections: State Reps. Mosby and ‘Coach’ Williams unseated, others officials survive close calls

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 23, 2018

The May 22 primary brought about some surprising results. Two long-time incumbent Democratic state representatives, Howard Mosby and “Coach” Williams, lost their seats. Both men had served since 2003. Mosby was beaten soundly by Becky Evans, a full time local volunteer and mom who pulled in 65 percent of the vote. Williams lost to Viola […]

Police arrest man accused of inappropriately touching Wild Heaven bartender

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 17, 2018

A man accused of grabbing the genitals of a bartender at the Wild Heaven brewery in Avondale Estates has been arrested and charged with simple battery, a misdemeanor. Avondale Police said a warrant was issued for Scott Larimore, of Decatur, following a hearing on May 14. “Mr. Larimore was arrested and booked in the jail on May […]

Dear Decaturish – Annexation, development proposal will increase school enrollment

Posted by Decaturish.com May 14, 2018

We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not Decaturish.com. Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a letter to the editor. So if you read something here and don’t like it, don’t jump on our case. Write a letter of your own. All letters must […]

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 […]

Avondale Art Walk will take place Saturday night, May 12

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart May 9, 2018

This Saturday, May 12, from 5 to 9 p.m., come out to the Avondale Art Walk. Hosted by the Avondale Downtown Development Authority, all ages are encouraged to come “celebrate Spring and the growing business district.” The Art Walk will have space to walk and shop around, with local food, beverages, and live music for […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to the Notorious Bill Torpy about Kasim Reed, bike lanes and more

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 8, 2018

Bill Torpy has lots of opinions. If you’re a regular reader of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, you’ve probably read some of them. Torpy pulls no punches. He’s a dogged contrarian who lampoons politicians and questions conventional wisdom. He recently joined Decaturish podcast, which was recorded at the Decatur Library. The music for this week’s podcast […]

Avondale Estates looking for community stakeholders for Art Council

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart May 7, 2018

The Avondale Estates Art Council is currently accepting applications for community stakeholders to “bring a variety of strengths and skills in the startup phase of council development.” The Art Council is looking to start by shaping a mission and objectives for arts in Avondale. It’s recommended that those applying include examples of any of the […]

Advertiser spotlight – Dementia Spotlight Foundation

Posted by Decaturish.com May 3, 2018

The Decaturish.com Advertiser Spotlight is a regular feature highlighting the businesses and organizations that support local news. If you enjoy being informed about what’s happening in your community, please support the businesses and organizations that advertise with us. They help make what we do possible. To learn more about advertising on Decaturish, contact us at […]

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