Posts filed under "Tucker"

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 […]

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 […]

Dive team probes submerged vehicle in Tucker lake, no one believed to be inside

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 23, 2018

A vehicle wound up in a lake at Kelley Cofer Park in Tucker, but at this time officials do not believe anyone is inside the vehicle. DeKalb County Fire Rescue has its dive team inspecting the vehicle now. A police spokesperson said, “[Police] and fire are on scene. They don’t believe the vehicle is occupied […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

DeKalb County Police Department to hold 2018 Citizen Academy this summer

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart May 7, 2018

The DeKalb County Police Department is looking for locals interested in participating in the 2018 Citizen Academy. The program begins on Thursday, June 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and will be held every Thursday at the DeKalb County Police Training Facility in Lithonia until August 23. According to a recent press release, “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 […]

UPDATE: DeKalb County looking for source of water main break in Tucker

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 2, 2018

DeKalb County trying to locate the source of a water main break on LaVista Road in Tucker. The incident occurred Wednesday morning, May 2, and caused some confusion after city officials mistakenly told everyone a boil water advisory was in effect. That information was later corrected. “DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are working […]

Advertiser spotlight – Huntington Learning Center

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 1, 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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