Posts filed under "Tucker"

Editor’s housekeeping note: Taking a week (?) off to clean this house

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 22, 2018

I would love to tell you that I’m taking a week off of work to do something I actually wanted to do. But I’d be lying. I’m actually taking the next week (hopefully not that long) off to do something I have neglected for about three years: cleaning the ever-loving crap out of this house. […]

Fundraisers scheduled for DeKalb County police officer battling cancer

Posted by Ellie Ritter July 16, 2018

The DeKalb County Police Department is raising money for a fellow officer who’s fighting cancer. In April 2016, detective Darrel Price began a fight with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. According to the police department, he underwent treatment, but the cancer has returned and spread to other lymph nodes in his body. Then, in April of this year, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tucker Brewing Company newest addition to Atlanta’s beer scene

Posted by 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 […]

Clint Eastwood spotted filming around DeKalb County

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 6, 2018

This story has been updated.  Director and actor Clint Eastwood has been spotted in several locations in DeKalb County during the filming of his upcoming movie, “The Mule.” He was recently spotted at North DeKalb Mall according to reports on social media. According to the Internet Movie Database, the film is about, “A 90-year-old horticulturist […]

Bell Street Burritos opening Tucker location

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 3, 2018

Bell Street Burritos is opening a new location in Tucker. Fisher Paty, with Oakhurst Realty Partners, said the company recently signed a lease for a spot at 4053 Lawrenceville Highway. The 2,400 square foot building was formerly occupied by El Tapatio Mexican restaurant. Paty said the restaurant was open for over 32 years. Bell Street, which […]

(SPONSORED) Specs Appeal opens on Blackmon Drive

Posted by June 27, 2018

Specs Appeal, a new eye doctor’s office on Blackmon Drive in Decatur, is open for business. It is a truly the most technologically advanced eye doctor’s office in the greater Atlanta area, bringing eye care into the 21st century. Specs Appeal offers: – Optomap – dilation free exam: An ultrawide view inside the back part of the […]

The Decaturish podcast asks, ‘What’s so unbelievable about DeKalb’s water bills?’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 26, 2018

Star McKenzie thought her DeKalb County water bill was an anomaly when it suddenly skyrocketed. Soon she heard similar stories from other residents and founded the Unbelievable DeKalb Water Bills Facebook group for people to share their experiences. The group now has about 3,500 members who work to shine a light on the dysfunction in […]

What’s it to Utz? – Depth and taxes Part 2: Explaining your new tax bill

Posted by June 25, 2018

Editor’s note: Hans Utz has lived in and around Atlanta for 25 years and formerly served as the Deputy COO of the City of Atlanta.  He writes about local and national politics. He and his family currently reside in Decatur. By Hans Utz In a previous column, I broke down the components of your tax bill […]

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