Posts filed under "Metro ATL"

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 […]

DeKalb County’s second Landfill Amnesty Day collects 264 tons of waste

Posted by Ellie Ritter May 24, 2018

DeKalb County’s second annual Landfill Amnesty Day collected 264 tons of unwanted items and trash last week, according to a DeKalb County press release. As part of their Operation Spring Clean Sweep, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division held the amnesty day to give residents a free disposal opportunity. The event took place last Saturday, May […]

City of Tucker’s Summer of Fun series brings monthly events to the community

Posted by Ellie Ritter May 24, 2018

This summer, the city of Tucker will host the first-ever TKR Summer of Fun, a series of monthly events organized by the city, according to a city press release. The series begins on Friday, June 8 with “Movies on Main.” A block of Main Street will be shut down for a free 9 p.m. screening […]

Decatur High athletes chased championships throughout 2018

Posted by May 24, 2018

By Max Tirouvanziam, contributor  For the hundreds of athletes in blue and gold, preparation begins months before they face their first opponents. Some wait three years before finally cracking varsity lineups, while others are staples of their programs from freshman year onwards. High school sports competition in Georgia, which is separated by school size in categories […]

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 […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett and Pro Tem Tony Powers

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 22, 2018

Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett and Mayor Pro Tem Tony Powers sat down for the latest episode of the Decaturish Podcast. They discussed how the city’s plans for the former United Methodist Children’s Home property, the city’s plans for annexation and more. Music for today’s podcast was provided by the Bitteroots and the Podcast is sponsored […]

Decatur Crossing sold to Los Angeles-based company

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 21, 2018

Westwood Financial LLC, based in Los Angeles, has purchased Fuqua’s Decatur Crossing development. The property, located directly across from the Suburban Plaza redevelopment on North Decatur Road, is anchored by a Sprouts grocery store. “Decatur Crossing is an 81,900 square-foot Sprouts-anchored shopping center that was developed in 2017 and is currently 100 percent occupied,” the […]

Dear Decaturish – We need to remember Anthony Hill

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 21, 2018

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Bagel Palace closing after 25 years in business, could reopen in new location

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 20, 2018

This story has been updated. f By Joe Youorski, contributor  Bagel Palace, a New York-style deli located in the Toco Hill shopping center for 25 years, will shut its doors at 4 p.m. Sunday. The restaurant announced the news with a Facebook post on May 19 at 8:22 p.m. “We never thought it would end this […]

LifeLine Animal Project to give free veterinary services to DeKalb pet owners, May 19

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart May 17, 2018

This Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., LifeLine Animal Project invites all DeKalb County pet owners to come out to Healthy Pets DeKalb, an event offering free veterinary care. Held at Wade Walker Park in Stone Mountain, LifeLine will offer a variety of services, such as pet vaccinations, spay and neuter vouchers, […]

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