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Dear Decaturish – Decatur’s plan to fix North Decatur Road is ‘grossly inadequate’

Posted by Decaturish.com August 15, 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 […]

One year later: Candlelight vigil on the Decatur Square marks anniversary of Charlottesville

Posted by Decaturish.com August 13, 2018

By Gabriel Owens, contributor  Over 50 Decatur residents gathered on Decatur Square Sunday evening to hold a candlelight vigil in remembrance of a vehicular attack that left one dead and injured over a dozen others in Charlottesville, Va., last year. A coalition of organizations from Decatur and Atlanta, including Indivisible Georgia, Hate Free Decatur, Black […]

(PHOTOS) 2018 Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival

Posted by Decaturish.com August 11, 2018

By Jonathan Phillips, contributor  For the past 18 years, Decatur has brought together some of Atlanta’s favorite things: barbeque, blues and bluegrass. This year is no different. The Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival, held Aug. 11, brought out the neighborhood to enjoy ribs, chicken, pulled pork, live music and more.     Subscribe to our […]

DeKalb County Schools will serve 3-year-olds this year

Posted by Decaturish.com August 3, 2018

BY MARTHA DALTON, WABE Two hundred 3-year-olds will zip up their backpacks and head to public school this month. The DeKalb County schools will open a school just for them. Construction crews have transformed the former Terry Mill Elementary School, south of East Lake Golf Course, into the district’s new early learning center. The building will […]

Dear Decaturish – More readers weigh in about Confederate monument in Decatur

Posted by Decaturish.com July 30, 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 […]

Dear Decaturish – DeKalb County commissioners can do nothing about Confederate monument

Posted by Decaturish.com July 25, 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 […]

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 […]

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