Decatur Info

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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4 hrs ago | CNN

Letting Diddy Speak

As many of you probably already know, Sean "Diddy" Combs has been selected to be the commencement speaker at the graduation ceremony for Howard University this spring.

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8 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

Run, walk for Kilombo School

Runners, walkers and sponsors can participate in a 5K Run/Walk on April 26 in Grant Park and support Kilombo Academic & Cultural Institute.

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12 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

Danielle Harvey

Co-workers showered her with love and respect on April 16 at a DeKalb Police news conference where she was named the 2014 National Smart911 Telecommunicator.

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16 hrs ago | Patch.com

Historic $897K Decatur WOW House Has Courtyard, Updated Interior, Rental Unit Above Garage

This two-story yellow brick home built around 1920 is apiece of Decatur history that is a short stroll to the city's square.

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19 hrs ago | Cross Roads News

Council to urge deferral on second McDonald's

Charles Peagler makes a point during an April 16 meeting with McDonald's officials about their plans to build a second restaurant on Wesley Chapel Road.

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23 hrs ago | University Business

College of Saint Rose named new president

The board of trustees of The College of Saint Rose Monday announced the selection of Dr. Carolyn J. Stefanco of Decatur, Ga., to serve as the 11th president of the College.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Georgia Craft Brewers Guild hosts first symposium Saturday

The first-ever Southeastern Craft Brewers Symposium will be held this Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Decatur.

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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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Patch.com

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

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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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Patch.com

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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Flood Watch for Dekalb County was issued at April 18 at 9:14PM EDT

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