Posts filed under "Decatur"

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

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 13, 2018

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, the Planning Commission has unanimously recommended denial. This time around the project isn’t nearly as massive. Stein Investment Group wants to build a self-storage facility […]

DeKalb County Police Department to host boxing back-to-school event

Posted by Ellie Ritter July 13, 2018

The DeKalb County Police Department PAL Plus Unit will team up with Sugar Bert Promotions and Sweet Science Boxing to host an amateur boxing back-to-school drive this Saturday, July 14. The event will introduce DeKalb County youth to the sport of boxing, giving attendees an up-close visual of the sport. A number of instructors will […]

Biz Bits: Community space focused on mental health, North DeKalb Mall update, mural at Subrban Plaza

Posted by Ellie Ritter July 13, 2018

This story has been updated.  Some business news and notes from around Decatur and metro Atlanta: – A new community center for mental and physical health support, Gathered and Grounded, is offering community talks and services for local youth seeking help with emotional needs, socialization, creativity, academics and more. According to a Gathered and Grounded press […]

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 […]

Woodlands Garden to host volunteer project, presentation on upcoming construction

Posted by Ellie Ritter July 12, 2018

The Woodlands Garden in Decatur will host an open house on Saturday, July 21, to discuss the garden’s upcoming construction plans. “In late 2015, Woodlands Gardens acquired the adjacent 915 Clairemont Ave property,” the Woodlands Garden website says. “This expanded footprint at the south corner of the site will allow easier visitor access from both […]

Fake cop arrested by real cop: Decatur burglary suspect told victim he was a police officer

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 12, 2018

A burglar caught in the act told his victim he was a police officer, Decatur Police say. Real police officers eventually caught the man, who is accused of trying to steal a scarf and other items from the home. But the victim stopped the suspect’s getaway by stepping on the tail end of the scarf, […]

Months after opening, Decatur Market advertised for sale

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 12, 2018

The Decatur Market opened its doors on East Howard Avenue in February and it is currently being marketed to potential buyers. A message was left with the store’s owner and this story will be updated when the owner responds. The store sells many things, including deli sandwiches, craft beer and wine. According to the Atlanta […]

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta will open its new Center for Advanced Pediatrics on July 24

Posted by Ellie Ritter July 11, 2018

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta will open its new Center for Advanced Pediatrics, a 260,0000-square-foot outpatient, non-emergency facility, on July 24. The new center will aim to provide better treatment options for children and teens with chronic diseases and complex care needs. According to CHOA, the new center is the only one of its kind in Georgia […]

DeKalb County State Court to host distracted driving program July 12

Posted by Ellie Ritter July 11, 2018

State Court Judge Kiesha R. Storey will host the Summer Teen Victim Impact Program (TVIP) presentation on Thursday, July 12, according to a county press release. The TVIP presentations take place quarterly for teen and young adult drivers charged with offenses including high speeding tickets, texting while driving or causing an accident by violating the rules […]

Draft Decatur transportation plan recommends improvements at North Decatur and Superior

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 11, 2018

One of Decatur’s most problematic intersections needs improvement, but the city has not taken any steps to make it happen. The draft of the city’s transportation plan was released today, July 11, for public review and feedback. It lists several intersections for improvement, including North Decatur Road and Superior Avenue. That intersection was the subject […]

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