(SPONSORED) Specs Appeal in Decatur – Avoid losing your vision insurance benefits and FSA Dollars

Posted by Decaturish.com June 27, 2018
The end of the year is quickly approaching. In many cases, unused vision insurance benefits and flex spending accounts from this year will not be carried over to the new year. This means: use it or lose it! Here at Specs Appeal, we are here to...

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City of Decatur plans to crack down on e-scooters

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 14, 2018

Update: This item was approved at the Dec. 17 meeting. Here is our earlier story.  The city of Decatur sees all of the scooters strewn all over its sidewalks and it has seen enough. At its Dec. 17 meeting, the City Commission will consider giving e-scooter companies — primarily Bird — an ultimatum: sign an […]

(UPDATE) City Schools of Decatur taking extra safety precautions after unspecified threats

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 14, 2018

City Schools of Decatur published the following update at 2:19 p.m: Schools continue to operate as normally as possible with additional security precautions in place. After-school activities and dismissal will proceed as usual this afternoon. Law enforcement is investigating the threats, and continue to have a presence at our schools. We will share updates from […]

(PHOTOS) Bonfire on the Decatur Square

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 14, 2018

Decatur played host to a bonfire and marshmallow roast on the town square on Thursday, Dec. 13. Don’t miss the latest news from Decaturish. Join our mailing list! * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name Zip Code

History remains in Decatur Cemetery

Posted by Decaturish.com December 13, 2018

This story has been updated. By Cathi Harris, contributor  Both older and larger than its better-known counterpart to the west, the metro area’s oldest municipal burial ground houses a complex record of the city’s past. Just inside the pedestrian entrance to Decatur Cemetery on Commerce Drive sits a stately granite tombstone bearing the name Dr. […]

New projections for City Schools of Decatur show enrollment peaking in 2023-2024

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 12, 2018

If enrollment projections provided to City Schools of Decatur are correct, the school system’s enrollment will peak in the 2023-2024 school year with a total student population of 6,077. After that, according to CSD consultant Cooperative Strategies, enrollment will begin to slowly decline to 5,855 students in the 2028-2029 school year. The current enrollment count […]

Decatur School Board names Talley Street School…Talley Street Upper Elementary

Posted by Decaturish.com December 12, 2018

This story has been updated.  By Gabriel Owens, contributor In a move that surprised no one, the City Schools of Decatur unanimously voted in favor of officially naming a new school on Talley Street after its location. The educational facility will officially be named “Talley Street Upper Elementary,” which won an online poll by a […]

(PHOTOS) The new Whole Foods 365 store in greater Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 11, 2018

This story has been updated.  The Whole Foods 365 grocery store in the North Decatur Square shopping center will open Wednesday, Dec. 12. Decaturish got to tour the store on Dec. 11. Work crews scurried around setting up displays and dusting off wine bottles. There was the smell of saw dust in the air and […]

Attorney: Plan to redevelop North DeKalb Mall and build a Costco is ‘dead’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 11, 2018

This story has been updated.  The owner of North DeKalb Mall has withdrawn a zoning application that was part of a plan to tear down the mall and redevelop it into a mixed-use project anchored by a Costco. Kathryn Zickert, an attorney for Sterling Organization which owns the mall, said the Costco project is “dead,” […]

Bridgepoint Church hosting Christmas celebration this weekend

Posted by Ellie Ritter December 11, 2018

This Sunday, the Bridgepoint Church at Toco Hills will host a Christmas celebration for members of the community to get into the holiday spirit. According to the event organizers, the celebration will offer Christmas carols, a reading of the Christmas story, crafts, s’mores, fire pits and hot chocolate. The event, which is replacing the annual […]

Decatur, DeKalb and Atlanta schools plan two hour delay on Dec. 11 due to icy conditions

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 10, 2018

This story has been updated. City Schools of Decatur, DeKalb County Schools and Atlanta Public Schools say classes will start two hours later than usual on Dec. 11 due to icy weather conditions. Here’s the full announcement from City Schools of Decatur: Governor Deal announced state offices will have a delayed start tomorrow morning due […]

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