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Decatur, Georgia is located in Dekalb County. Zip codes in Decatur, GA include 30037, 30032, and 30036. The median home price in Decatur is $375,000 which is roughly $233/per square foot. More Decatur information.

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Backyard Writing Studio by Dencity Design Offers Georgia Family an Escape from Daily Life

Fier Studio is a quiet retreat designed by Dencity Design that offers the owners a quiet place to call their own when the stresses of daily life are overwhelming.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Patch.com

Pirate Theme to Celebrate Decatur Earth Day Festival

The City of Decatur, in partnership with the Wylde Center, will be holding its annual Decatur Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 19, from 1-4 p.m. at the Oakhurst Garden at the corner of Oakview and South McDonough, Decatur.

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Job Openings in Decatur, DeKalb County

Here's a roundup of recent job postings in Decatur and DeKalb County: Business Development Associate at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties Store Associate at Goodwill Industries of North Georgia Case Advocate at Internal Revenue Service Admissions Coordinator at Emory/Select Medical Food Service Cashier, Part Time, Days at Northside ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

On Common Ground News

NCGM celebrated in DeKalb

In celebration of National County Government Month , DeKalb County reminds citizens of events throughout the county.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Photo District News

Native Son: Joe Leavenworth Searches for His Roots

"Untitled," 2011, from Joe Leavenworth's first monograph, Native Son , a project about his search for connections to the American South.

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Albany Times Union

Saint Rose picks new

Carolyn J. Stefanco, the vice president for academic affairs at Agnes Scott College in Georgia, will lead The College of Saint Rose.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

2 killed in DeKalb County house fire

Authorities say the 43-year-old woman and her 10-year-old daughter were killed during a house fire in Avondale Estates - east of Decatur.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Tifton Gazette

Vernon Harlon Tanner Jr.

Vernon Harlon Tanner Jr., 53, of Ty Ty, died Friday, April 11, 2014, at Piedmont Hospital, Atlanta.

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Cross Roads News

Thurmond proposes district-wide charter school system

DeKalb parents and school administrators who have been calling for more local control in running their classrooms may soon get their wish if the school district's charter-system plan is approved at the May 5 School Board meeting.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Cross Roads News

Peachtree bandit's legal story now in book

Author and retired WGST-AM morning newsman Tom Hughes will talk about the teenage "Peachtree Bandit" and his fight to avoid the gallows in the 1920s on April 14 at the Decatur Library.

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Cross Roads News

Wesley Chapel Dunkin Donut under way

Work crews demolish the old Three Dollar Cafe building at 2555 Wesley Chapel Road on April 9 to make way for the new Dunkin Donuts to be built at the site.

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Patch.com

A Lesson in Racial Profiling and Historical Relevance

Editor's note: The following op-ed originally appeared at the National Council for Public History's History@Work site.

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What's Happening This Weekend in Decatur?

Decatur has all kinds of events planned this weekend. Here are a few from the Decatur Minute blog .

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Cross Roads News

DeKalb County set to acquire South DeKalb ...

The YMCA will use the $4.95 million purchase price to renovate the 39,000-square-foot South DeKalb Y and add 10,000 square feet of space.

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Cross Roads News

Kids should bring baskets for their Easter Egg Hunt at parks in Decatur and Stone Mountain.

Kids can hunt for eggs at Flat Shoals Park in Decatur on April 19 and at Wade Walker Park in Stone Mountain on April 20. The Community Achievement Center is hosting its Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza at 2 p.m. in Flat Shoals Park, behind its building.

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On Common Ground News

Senior Spotlight: Sea of Red

Red Hat Society-those women who love red hats big and small-convened for the Covington chapter's Annual Tea and Luncheon at the Newton County Recreation Center.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Cross Roads News

Harry Rock, 90, (center) will finally get the Congressional Gold...

Harry Rock, 90, will finally get the Congressional Gold Medal given to his fellow Tuskegee Airmen, surrounding him, around in 2007.

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

86 Lithonia and Decatur

One year after Andre Benjamin paid lyrical homage to Decatur in "Elevators ," the song about "moving on up in the world" that launched OutKast's sophomore album, ATLiens , an altogether different depiction of the Eastside hit the big screen.

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Creative Loafing Atlanta

Straight Outta Stankonia

Let's imagine, for posterity's sake, that when the history of Atlanta is written 100 years from now, it will be divided into two epochs.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Patch.com

Georgia Interfaith Power & Light Honored with Energy Star Award

Georgia Interfaith Power and Light of Decatur is being honored for its work to encourage energy conservation and the use of energy-efficient appliances, according to a news release.

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