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Reminder: Decatur’s Electronics Recycling Day is Saturday, Oct. 20

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 18, 2018

On Saturday morning, Oct. 20, all are invited to take part in Autumn Electronics Recycling Day. In order to participate, drop off recyclables between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Decatur Public Works, located at 2635 Talley St. Note that early drop-offs are not accepted. Those looking to donate larger electronics, monitors cost $5 and TVs […]

Haints & Saints Halloween Parade back in Decatur, Oct. 27

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 17, 2018

On Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 5 p.m., the Haints & Saints Halloween Parade returns to downtown Decatur for its eighth year. The parade will include “local marching bands, tricked-out hearses, floats, classic cars,” according to a recent press release, and everyone is invited to march in it. Earlier that day, shops in Decatur will […]

DeKalb Transit Master Plan’s open house meetings begin Oct. 16

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 16, 2018

For the latter half of October, the Transit Master Plan for DeKalb County will gather public opinion through three open houses. The county government is working on a Transit Master Plan with MARTA and the Atlanta Regional Commission. Back in March 2018, the county hosted two meetings to collect public input about local transportation, and […]

Decatur restaurant proceeds to go toward 2019 MLK Jr. Service Project

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 15, 2018

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, dine out in Decatur at one of the restaurants participating in the 7th Annual Restaurants for Repairs fundraiser. Restaurants for Repairs takes a portion of the day’s proceeds at local restaurants to donate to the 2019 Decatur Martin Luther King Jr. Service Project, which happens in January during the MLK  Jr. […]

DeKalb County Sanitation Division to host recycling bin switch event, Oct. 20

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 12, 2018

With a required recycling bin switch coming up on Dec. 28, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division is hosting the Recycling Roll Cart Exchange Event on Saturday, Oct. 20. From 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., residents can drop by the Sanitation Division’s administration building at 3720 Leroy Scott Drive in Decatur to swap bins. Current resident […]

DeKalb County School District to host six more meetings about Strategic Plan

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 11, 2018

Over the next couple of weeks, the DeKalb County School District is looking to receive feedback from the community about their 2019 to 2024 Strategic Plan, and in order to do so, they are hosting a series of seven meetings. One meeting was held at Miller Grove High School on Oct. 9. The next meetings […]

27th Annual Candlelight Vigil for domestic violence victims, Oct. 18

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 9, 2018

On Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m., the Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence is hosting its 27th Annual Candlelight Vigil remembrance of domestic violence victims. The Candlelight Vigil will be prefaced by a program of speakers and musical performance, which will lead into candle lighting for each Georgia citizen killed in the last […]

Atlanta Balalaika Society to host 37th annual Russian music and song concert

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 8, 2018

On Saturday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m., the Atlanta Balalaika Society is hosting “An Evening of Music and Song From Slavic Lands,” a concert put on by their Russian Folk Orchestra. Held at First Baptist Church in Avondale, located at 47 Covington Road, this will mark the society’s 37th annual concert. Guest performances will include […]

Agnes Scott fall art exhibition open to public in Decatur, through Dec. 8

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 5, 2018

On Sept. 13, “The Transformers: Artistic Alchemy” art exhibit opened at Agnes Scott College’s Dalton Gallery, and it will be open until Dec. 8. On Oct. 8, at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., the exhibit will be featuring gallery presentations from senior art history and art majors at Agnes Scott. Gallery exhibitions are free and open […]

Third annual DeKalb Breast Cancer Awareness 5K adds fun run, Oct. 20

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart October 5, 2018

On Saturday, Oct. 20, gear up for the third annual DeKalb Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk. This year, the event includes a one-mile fun run. Both races will start and finish at Northlake Mall at 9 a.m., to be followed by a newly added kids zone and health fair. Hosted by DeKalb County, Susan G. […]

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