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Write of Way

Write of Way

April 23, 2019

When e-scooters landed in Decatur in late 2018, denizens complained about them. Then, the city government decided to regulate the e-scooters, only to stir up more of a debate.

Andrea Arnold is appointed as City Manager, adjusts, reprioritizes

Andrea Arnold is appointed as City Manager, adjusts, reprioritizes

March 22, 2019

Andrea Arnold, who has worked within the City of Decatur for 21 years, was appointed City Manager in mid-December 2018 and started in the position in the new year.

A “Trickle Down Effect”

A “Trickle Down Effect”

March 15, 2019

From Dec. 22, 2018 through Jan. 25, 2019, the government was partially shutdown, which directly affected over 800,000 government employees but also businesses involved in federal work.

DHS mock trial team wins first competition of the year

DHS mock trial team wins first competition of the year

February 8, 2019

On Feb. 2, the Dekalb County courthouse was full of ongoing trials and debating high school students. Students played the role of attorneys, witnesses, time keepers and court artists as they argued against other schools and presented a case before a judge. After a make-up round took place on Wednesday the 6th, Decatur’s mock trial team won first place.

City Manager of 25 years announces retirement

City Manager of 25 years announces retirement

September 14, 2018

On July 16, Decatur City Manager Peggy Merriss announced her retirement from the City of Decatur effective Dec. 31. Merriss began working for the city in 1983 and became City Manager in 1993.

Democrat wins Alabama senate seat

Democrat wins Alabama senate seat

December 17, 2017

This Tuesday, Dec. 12, Doug Jones broke a 25 year streak. He is the first Democrat to hold a senate seat in Alabama since 1994.

The race to replace Reed

The race to replace Reed

November 30, 2017

Over a year of contentious campaigning is drawing to close as candidates have put up signs, met with voters and debated each other to win the votes of Atlanta’s citizens.

Trump to limit environmentalism

Trump to limit environmentalism

January 27, 2017

It’s enormously difficult to disregard the mountains of evidence that point to man-made climate change. Of course the most vehement opposer of non-natural climate change will argue that it’s just a theory.

As journalism fails us, WikiLeaks fills in the gaps

As journalism fails us, WikiLeaks fills in the gaps

October 18, 2016

It’s a bleak time for hard-hitting news from traditional outlets. The Huffington Post, CNN, and Buzzfeed repeatedly publish clickbait articles while ignoring key issues. However, a bright beacon of digital hope still exists.

FBI’s fight against Apple violates more than trust

FBI’s fight against Apple violates more than trust

February 19, 2016

On Tuesday, Feb. 16, the Federal Bureau of Investigation ordered Apple, the technology company behind t...

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