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Your Pie opening a location in Tucker

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 19, 2018

Your Pie, a national pizza chain that got its start in Athens, Ga. is planning a Tucker location. The company’s website says a location at 3499 Chamblee Tucker Road is opening soon, though an official date was not  provided. “When Your Pie opened its doors for the first time in 2008 in Athens, Georgia, Founder Drew […]

Report: Greek restaurant headed to Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 19, 2018

Kafenio, an all-day Greek Restaurant, will be opening a location in Avondale Estates, Tomorrow’s News Today reports. The owner is John “Johnny” Gianoulidis. The anticipated open date is 2019. “The new restaurant will open in the street level retail of the new Willis apartment complex on East College Avenue at its intersection with Sams Crossing,” Tomorrow’s News […]

Donald Trump endorses Brian Kemp in runoff against Casey Cagle

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 18, 2018

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, who is battling with the city of Decatur over the Police Department’s policy regarding cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, on Wednesday suffered a setback in his bid to become Georgia’s next governor. President Trump gave his opponent, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, his endorsement ahead of Tuesday’s runoff election. “Brian […]

2018 Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby will support nonprofits serving City Schools of Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 18, 2018

The Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby will return in October and this year two nonprofits serving City Schools of Decatur will receive proceeds from the event. “The organizers of the annual Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby, an autumn event that has become a Decatur mainstay, today announced the selection of the Decatur Education Foundation’s (DEF) ‘Lighten the […]

Hearing for Decatur murder suspect reveals links to a third shooting, video evidence

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 17, 2018

This story has been updated.  During a July 17 probable cause hearing for murder suspect Simmie Reed, detectives with DeKalb County Police and the Decatur Police Department revealed that there was evidence connecting him to two other shootings. Both of those shootings occurred in traffic. Both involved female victims. In one shooting that occurred in March, […]

Decatur Mayor: North Decatur and Superior improvements could ‘easily’ cost $1.5 million

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 16, 2018

A local intersection that’s received renewed scrutiny lately won’t be cheap to fix and that’s likely to cost $1.5 million, Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett said. The draft of the city’s transportation plan was released July 11 for public review and feedback. It lists several intersections for improvement, including North Decatur Road and Superior Avenue. That […]

Decatur City Commission considers allowing vote on extending Sunday alcohol sales

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 16, 2018

UPDATE: 8:56 p.m., July 16: All of the items mentioned in this story were approved, except the annexation tied to a rezoning proposal that would allow a storage facility on Clairmont Road. That item was deferred to the City Commission’s Aug. 20 meeting. Here is our earlier story published Monday morning, July 16…  The Decatur City […]

Déjà vu: Another rezoning tied to annexation goes to Decatur City Commission

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 13, 2018

UPDATE: Decaturish learned on July 16 that the developers are requesting a deferral at the July 16 meeting. Here is our earlier story …  For the second time this year, the Decatur City Commission will be asked to consider a rezoning application that’s also tied to an annexation proposal. And, just like the last time, […]

Woman sentenced to 20 years for ‘hot grease’ attack

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 12, 2018

A woman convicted of throwing hot grease on another woman will serve 10 years in prison, the DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office said. Nekia Carter, 25, was convicted of aggravated assault and aggravated battery and sentenced to 20 years, of which she will serve 10 and spend the remaining 10 years on probation. Her attack […]

Packed house for Ryan Gainey film prompts encore showing of ‘The Well Placed Weed’ at Towne Cinema

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 12, 2018

The July 12 local screening of “The Well Placed Weed,” a film about the late gardener Ryan Gainey, was a huge hit. Before the doors opened at 6:30 p.m.  there was a line around the block and by the time the movie started, people had to be turned away. That was partially due to a […]

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