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Clairemont holds 25th annual Decatur Holiday Marketplace

Clairemont holds 25th annual Decatur Holiday Marketplace

December 4, 2016

Running, screaming, crying. They don’t have that size, they don’t have that color, they don’t have that brand. Holiday shoppers are all too familiar with the trauma of gift shopping, both online and in-store. For Clairemont residents, there’s at least one thing to be thankful for this season: the Decatur Holiday Marketplace, which turns the stress and fear into a community event.

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Helping Grenada swim, 2067 miles away

Helping Grenada swim, 2067 miles away

November 16, 2016

Nestled in the southeastern crystal clear caribbean waters lies the small island of Grenada. As the water glimmers and the palm trees sway, senior Madison Castle stands with a group of local children.

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Atlanta music venue goes out with a bang

Atlanta music venue goes out with a bang

October 18, 2016

Since its establishment on North Avenue in 1990, the Masquerade has provided not only a stage for local bands, like Decatur junior Nate Peters, and musical artists of all genres, but has had a powerful impact on the Atlanta music scene and concert-goers in Atlanta according to Decatur literature teacher Christopher Simony, who has frequented the Masquerade since its establishment.

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Life of a Gardener

Life of a Gardener

October 11, 2016

In the heart of summer, Decatur lost its patron saint of gardening; Ryan Gainey.

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“100 years of getting away from it all”

“100 years of getting away from it all”

October 11, 2016

As the National Park Service celebrated its centennial anniversary in August, Decatur residents recounted some of their favorite memories from the national parks.

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Ceremony commemorates coach, celebrates statue

October 7, 2016

On Friday, Oct. 7, friends and family of former Decatur coach and teacher Eddie Fowlkes gathered to dedicate the bulldog statue in the stadium.

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Decatur Book Fest full of suprises

Decatur Book Fest full of suprises

September 8, 2016

Over Labor Day weekend, Decatur Book Festival attendees got treats of all sorts–from ice cream to photo ops with favorite authors.

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The ring of fire still burns

The ring of fire still burns

September 8, 2016

Who would’ve thought that little J.R Cash from Kingsland, Arkansas would assemble some forty five national awards in those husky 71 years. That near-century echoed sorrow, moral struggle and his ultimate redemption into his music career, and some sixty years later that influence is still reflected around the world.

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Rocket Fizz opens in Decatur

Rocket Fizz opens in Decatur

September 1, 2016

Rocket Fizz opened August 26th and is awaiting customers. While there were challenges getting the store started, they feel that they have created a space where people can have fun, be comfortable, dance, sing, and enjoy the candy and sodas.

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National poetry slam held in Decatur

National poetry slam held in Decatur

August 4, 2016

This week, the National Poetry Slam (NPS) makes it way into Decatur for its 26th annual competition.... Read more »

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