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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 »

Boys Soccer and Sam Ellis take home state championships

Boys Soccer and Sam Ellis take home state championships

May 20, 2016

The Bulldogs added a third star to their shirts, with each representing a state championship victory. Their last win came in 2003, when head coach David Harbin was captain. Their record this season, 16-3-1, was the same as ‘03’s.

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Bee mural generates community reaction

May 9, 2016

Designed to spread awareness of honeybee health, the Oakhurst bee mural was commissioned by Bayer Pharmaceuticals and continues to lead community members in discussions of declining bee population and supposed corporate “greenwashing”.

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Lessons learned from a quartet of gay parents

Lessons learned from a quartet of gay parents

May 6, 2016

Regardless of their unconditional love for their children, my parents shared concerns of raising a child in such an unconventional environment, and while it’s nothing compared to the prejudice they faced they were scared of people’s reactions.

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Marta Overpass to get a New Look

Marta Overpass to get a New Look

April 29, 2016

In May the Arts Alliance plans to hold community meetings with Milagros that will allow residents to choose a design. Milagros will have a concept and it will be up to the community to choose a finalized design.The project is due to be completed in the fall.

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Vintage market returns April

Vintage market returns April

April 26, 2016

Mint green '90s bomber jacket to your right. A black '40s tilting hat to your left. Flannel’s just past the repurposed Polaroids. The Who’s Tommy on vinyl looks just as good as it did in 1969. How about a gold beaded wristlet? That whole rack is $7, the '50s cateye glasses too.

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Dress code sparks backlash

Dress code sparks backlash

March 29, 2016

“All these girls banded together to fight unfair and misogynistic policies at our school,” junior Lucy Andrew said. “It’s so good to see girls support each other in a world where girls are supposed to see each other as competition.”

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