Decatur's custodians adapt to additions

Decatur’s custodians adapt to additions

April 20, 2018

Jamel McDonald walks into a cluttered classroom, visualizing the final product: a clean learning envi...

Construction brings fresh new look to century-old school

Construction brings fresh new look to century-old school

May 24, 2017

What students used to know as the library, once filled with shelves of books and rows of computers, is now gutted. The bare concrete walls are exposed and the wooden shelves are nowhere to be seen. The iconic DHS library is now another construction project - a sight that is becoming more commonplace for DHS.

Major highway collapses during rush hour

March 30, 2017

Interstate 85 collapsed in the middle of the afternoon rush hour today, Mar. 30. Around 6:30 p.m., part of the I-8...

Need to know: Library Renovation

Need to know: Library Renovation

March 24, 2017

Decatur students will lose access to a quiet study space and the thousands of books it holds sometime in t...

Decatur Construction strikes local tree ecosystems

Decatur Construction strikes local tree ecosystems

March 1, 2017

Old growth forests are important for more than just the rare plant life found in their ecosystems. Kathryn Kolb’s 2017 Native Forest Calendar, these forests contain enriched soils from the hundreds of trees that have lived and died there.

Roadwork begins again in front of DHS

Roadwork begins again in front of DHS

October 17, 2016

The City of Decatur began the North McDonough streetscape improvement the week of Sept. 9. City construction workers quickly closed off two lanes of N. McDonough between Trinity and E. Howard closest to DHS, and began pipework.

Decatur High's new cafeteria opens

Decatur High’s new cafeteria opens

August 28, 2016

Decatur High’s new cafeteria opened on Monday, Aug. 22, after months of construction on a new addition to the high school.

“We’re going to head out there and you’re going to have to tell me not to keep things,” owner Brian Maloof says with a laugh. With Manuel’s Tavern downsizing, Maloof (right)  and his employees must decide which pieces of memorabilia are personal enough to remain on the walls.

Rennovations close Manuel’s Tavern

February 10, 2016

The tinkle of breaking glass rang out in the quiet, dim rooms of Manuel’s Tavern. Brian Maloof, owner of ...

Lightroom Rebuild

October 24, 2012

Lightroom’s headquarters were built across from the high school even before Decatur broke ground for ...

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