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Goodbye Braves, hello Georgia State

Goodbye Braves, hello Georgia State

Jonathan Paden
December 15, 2016
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As Braves fans make their way towards the exit, as the field crew finishes their last rounds, and as the lights slowly begin to turn off for the final time, a new era begins for both the Atlanta Braves and Georgia State athletics.

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Clairemont holds 25th annual Decatur Holiday Marketplace

Clairemont holds 25th annual Decatur Holiday Marketplace

Aiden Gibbs
December 4, 2016
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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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Atlanta music venue goes out with a bang

Atlanta music venue goes out with a bang

Ellie Butterfield
October 18, 2016
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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

Benson Gathany
October 11, 2016
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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”

Niki Gajjar
October 11, 2016
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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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Decatur Book Fest full of suprises

Decatur Book Fest full of suprises

Claire Goldman
September 8, 2016
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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

John Ellis
September 8, 2016
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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

Isis Amusa
September 1, 2016
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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

Ellie Ritter
August 4, 2016
Filed under Events, News, Top Stories

This week, the National Poetry Slam (NPS) makes it way into Decatur for its 26th annual competition. Officially beginning Tuesday, after the opening ceremony Monday night, the competition will showcase the country’s best poets and poetry groups with performances lasting until Saturday. The NPS allows... Read more »

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