Posts filed under "Metro ATL"

Curry Up Now joining the Whole Foods 365 development in greater Decatur, first businesses open

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 24, 2018

Curry Up Now, a San Francisco-based fast casual restaurant serving up Indian Street Food, has confirmed it will be a tenant at North Decatur Square. The development will be anchored by a Whole Foods 365 store and the developer announced Monday that some of its shops already are open for business. Curry Up Now says […]

Clarkston’s Market Street will have nightly lane closures for water pipe replacement

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 24, 2018

DeKalb County’s Department of Watershed Management is replacing 200 feet of water pipe in Clarkston, which will require overnight lane closures this week. The work will begin Monday evening Sept. 24. “This project will be along Market Street, from Vaughn Street to East Ponce de Leon Avenue, and from Church Street to Rowland Street,” the […]

Report: Man exposed himself to a woman and children at Panera Bread in Emory Village

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 24, 2018

The Emory student newspaper reports that a man exposed himself to a woman and children while they were at Panera Bread in Emory Village. The incident happened on Sept 10. It was reported to Emory Police and DeKalb County Police. So far, the DeKalb County Police Department has not responded to messages seeking more information […]

Decatur mom starts dance program to promote mental, physical health

Posted by Ellie Ritter September 24, 2018

When Quyionah Wingfield and her two daughters, Jaira Jazzelle and Serenity Marie, lost Wingfield’s husband to suicide in 2013, their lives changed forever.   “I was overwhelmed with life as a single parent, which caused me to experience issues with overworking and my weight, as well as my relationship with my daughters,” Wingfield said. Then, […]

Meet local immigration attorney Chris Richardson at Living Your Beliefs, Sept. 24

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart September 20, 2018

On Sept. 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., North Decatur Presbyterian Church is hosting, Living Your Beliefs: Leaving the Trump State Department to Represent Immigrants. Chris Richardson, former U.S. State Department Foreign Service Officer and Atlanta immigration lawyer, will be at this free event as part of the Indivisible Teach-in Series.     In November […]

NAACP and DeKalb County Schools looking for more school volunteers

Posted by Mary Margaret Stewart September 20, 2018

Looking to help out in the community? The NAACP DeKalb County Branch of Education Committee partnered with DeKalb County Schools and other community organizations to find more volunteers to help out in schools. Involvement is important from not just parents, but many other members of the community as well. According to a recent press release, […]

Decatur’s Three Taverns brewery opening ‘Imaginarium’ in mixed-use project near the Beltline

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2018

Decatur’s Three Taverns brewery is opening a second location at the Atlanta Dairies mixed-use development in Reynoldstown, just off the Atlanta Beltline. The Three Taverns Imaginarium, “will focus on experimental and creative beers.”     “Set to open summer of 2019, the Imaginarium, an extension of Decatur’s Three Taverns Brewery, will be equal parts laboratory, brewery, and […]

Local attorney will appear on ‘Jeopardy!’ next month

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2018

Adam Francois Watkins, a local attorney, will appear on “Jeopardy!” His episode will debut on Oct. 5. Watkins lives in Druid Hills and he filmed this promo for the show: Watkins graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2006. He was a Ray Eder Scholar, Chayes Fellow, Henigson Human Rights Fellow, and Articles Editor for the Harvard […]

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit arrests man accused of three carjackings in Clarkston

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2018

A man accused of hijacking three cars in Clarkston last month is in custody. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit arrested Azoumana Diarra, 30, of Clarkston, after he ran away from officers who chased him on foot near Memorial Drive and Rays Road in DeKalb County. “Sheriff’s deputies were endeavoring on several arrest warrants […]

Using sales tax funds, DeKalb County buys $8 million worth of public safety equipment

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 20, 2018

DeKalb County says it’s putting money it will receive from a sales tax to good use. Voters approved the sales tax last year. The county is buying $8 million worth of emergency vehicles and safety equipment. Purchases include:     – 50 vehicles for the Police Department that will have “advanced safety features and technologies” […]

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