Posts filed under "Kirkwood"

Some East Lake residents seeing red over Blackhall land swap proposal

Posted by December 15, 2018

By Cathi Harris, contributor  A proposal by Blackhall Studios to swap three pieces of property it owns along Bouldercrest Road for a portion of DeKalb County-owned greenspace along Constitution Road is raising red flags for a group of nearby residents. “The biggest concern is the [potential] loss of beautiful woods and trails that were thought […]

(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 […]

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 […]

How will Democratic sweep of DeKalb’s legislative delegation affect annexation and cityhood?

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 5, 2018

This story has been updated.  There are no more Republicans in the DeKalb County delegation following a Democratic sweep in the Nov. 6 election. That means cityhood bills have lost their greatest champions, notably state Sen. Fran Millar, who lost his seat to Sally Harrell. Annexation, the process of expanding current city boundaries, is a […]

The Decaturish Podcast talks to Santa Claus

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 4, 2018

He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. He knows if you’ve been bad or good. He’s also the most famous guest   we’ve ever had on our Podcast. He goes by different names: Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle and Father Christmas. But you know him best as Santa Claus. The sponsor for this […]

Tuesday, Dec. 4, is the runoff Election Day in Georgia

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 3, 2018

The runoff election is Tuesday, Dec. 4. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. To look up your polling place and see a sample ballot, visit the Georgia Secretary of State’s My Voter Page by clicking here. Early voting ended Nov. 30. If you were registered to vote in the Nov. 6 election, you are […]

UPDATE: Atlanta issues city wide boil water advisory

Posted by December 3, 2018

Reports of outages and low water pressure across the city have prompted Atlanta officials to issue a city-wide Boil Water Advisory. The problem, according to city materials, is due to a control issue at the Hemphill Pump Station.  The Department of Watershed Management called for immediate water restriction so the pressure in the system can rebuild once […]

Early voting in Dec. 4 runoff election ends Friday, Nov. 30

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 29, 2018

Early voting in DeKalb County for the Dec. 4 runoff election ends on Friday, Nov. 30. If you were registered to vote in the Nov. 6 election, you are registered to vote in the runoff. The runoff election features two races: – The Secretary of State race between Republican Brad Raffensperger and Democrat John Barrow […]

A new butcher and bakery shop plans to open in Kirkwood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 29, 2018

A butcher shop and bakery plans to carve a niche for itself in Kirkwood. Evergreen Butcher + Baker will open in an abandoned building near Arden’s Garden. It will be owned by Emma Schacke and her husband Sean. The address will be 2011 Hosea L. Williams Drive. Emma, who will be the baker, said the business […]

Shopping on Cyber Monday? Take these steps to protect your packages from thieves

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 26, 2018

While many people will be partaking in Cyber Monday, the hassle-free alternative to getting trampled on Black Friday, they need to proceed with caution. In recent years, Decatur Police have noticed an uptick in package thefts following Cyber Monday shopping. Decatur Police Lt. Jennifer Ross provided the following tips to keep your stuff safe this year […]

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