Posts filed under "Metro ATL"

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 […]

Woman sentenced to 20 years for ‘hot grease’ attack

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 12, 2018

A woman convicted of throwing hot grease on another woman will serve 10 years in prison, the DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office said. Nekia Carter, 25, was convicted of aggravated assault and aggravated battery and sentenced to 20 years, of which she will serve 10 and spend the remaining 10 years on probation. Her attack […]

Decatur Police respond to armed robbery at Sprint store

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 11, 2018

A masked gunman walked into the Sprint store on West Ponce de Leon Wednesday afternoon and demanded that an employee fill his bag with Apple iPhones. He fled on foot eastbound toward Northern Avenue. Police responded to the call around 12:41 p.m. “Officers arriving in the area canvassed the surrounding streets, set up a perimeter […]

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 […]

Dear Decaturish – City needs to improve safety at North Decatur and Superior

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 10, 2018

This post has been updated.  We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not Decaturish.com. Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a letter to the editor. So if you read something here and don’t like it, don’t jump on our case. Write a letter of […]

The Fresh Market in North Druid Hills is closing, along with 14 other stores nationwide

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 10, 2018

The Fresh Market has announced the closure of 15 stores, including the North Druid Hills location on Briarcliff Road. A company spokesperson said the closure will occur in two to four weeks. “The Fresh Market, Inc. recently announced that it plans to close 15 stores in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina New Hampshire, Tennessee, Virginia […]

Dear Decaturish – More responses to Wild Heaven owner’s letter about Alexan Gateway project

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 9, 2018

We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not Decaturish.com. Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a letter to the editor. So if you read something here and don’t like it, don’t jump on our case. Write a letter of your own. All letters must […]

Tucker Brewing Company newest addition to Atlanta’s beer scene

Posted by Decaturish.com July 9, 2018

By Heather Karellas, contributor  A new brewery has made its debut in Atlanta. Tucker Brewing Company was established in 2017 and opened its doors to the public last month. Founded by brother and sister duo Ryan Chapman and Ashley Hubbard, the company promises, “German-style beer, southern roots.” Tucker Brewing Company’s story began in 2016 when Chapman […]

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