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Dear Decaturish – Meeting attendance is not a straw poll

Posted by Decaturish.com July 18, 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 […]

UPDATE: Decatur City Manager Peggy Merriss announces retirement, will step down Dec. 31

Posted by Decaturish.com July 16, 2018

By Dan Whisenhunt and Ellie Ritter  This story has been updated.  Decatur City Manager Peggy Merriss on Monday night announced her intention to retire at the end of this year. Merriss made her announcement at the end of the July 16 City Commission meeting. Her last day will be Dec. 31, 2018. She has been […]

Tucker Brewing Company newest addition to Atlanta’s beer scene

Posted by Decaturish.com July 9, 2018

By Heather Karellas, contributor  A new brewery has made its debut in Atlanta. Tucker Brewing Company was established in 2017 and opened its doors to the public last month. Founded by brother and sister duo Ryan Chapman and Ashley Hubbard, the company promises, “German-style beer, southern roots.” Tucker Brewing Company’s story began in 2016 when Chapman […]

Dear Decaturish – A response to Wild Heaven owner’s letter about the Alexan Gateway project

Posted by Decaturish.com July 6, 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 […]

(PHOTOS) Avondale Estates Fourth of July Parade

Posted by Decaturish.com July 4, 2018

By Greta Reynolds, contributor  Hundreds of people lined the streets in Avondale Estates for the city’s annual and colorful Fourth of July Parade. Clowns, bands and even Spider-Man all made an appearance as the crowds cheered them on.     Subscribe to our mailing list to get the latest news from Decaturish! Email Address

Dear Decaturish – Wild Heaven owner tells Avondale commissioners, ‘The only pathway leads to yes’

Posted by Decaturish.com July 3, 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 […]

(SPONSORED) Specs Appeal opens on Blackmon Drive

Posted by Decaturish.com June 27, 2018

Specs Appeal, a new eye doctor’s office on Blackmon Drive in Decatur, is open for business. It is a truly the most technologically advanced eye doctor’s office in the greater Atlanta area, bringing eye care into the 21st century. Specs Appeal offers: – Optomap – dilation free exam: An ultrawide view inside the back part of the […]

DeKalb County residents gather to demand safer roads

Posted by Decaturish.com June 26, 2018

BY ROSS TERRELL, WABE  Parents, joggers, and bikers gathered near Emory University at the intersection of North Decatur and Oakdale Road to meet with DeKalb County officials to demand safer roads. They walked to the nearby Emory campus, pushing stroller, riding bikes, and holding signs asking for better traffic control. The residents cited cars colliding with […]

What’s it to Utz? – Depth and taxes Part 2: Explaining your new tax bill

Posted by Decaturish.com June 25, 2018

Editor’s note: Hans Utz has lived in and around Atlanta for 25 years and formerly served as the Deputy COO of the City of Atlanta.  He writes about local and national politics. He and his family currently reside in Decatur. By Hans Utz In a previous column, I broke down the components of your tax bill […]

Dear Decaturish – East Lake MARTA redevelopment could help address affordable housing needs

Posted by Decaturish.com June 7, 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 […]

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