Decatur Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Amphitheater coming to Rainbow Park in DecaturRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The long-talked about amphitheater for Rainbow Park in Decatur moved a step closer to reality this week when the DeKalb Commissioners approved $500,000 for the project's preliminary design-build phase. The amphitheater, which will accommodate up to 1,000 people, to be located next door to the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center, will round out the entertainment complex on the site.

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  2. Man who shot woman in Waffle House parking lot arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    A Columbus, GA. man suspected of shooting a woman to death on June 13 at the Flat Shoals Parkway Waffle House Restaurant in Decatur has been arrested.

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  3. Music, service project at Reset Youth ConferenceRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Guest speakers are Tommy Conley, the Rev. Bianca A.R. Howard, Mike Owens, Jeff Wallace, and the Rev.

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  4. Decatur stop for touring CNG vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    DeKalb residents can see a compressed natural gas vehicle on its second annual "From Sea-to-Shining-Sea" tour across the United States.

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  5. Greenforest, other churches host Vacation Bible SchoolRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Kids through adults can attend the free Vacation Bible School on June 5-9 at Greenforest Community Baptist Church in Decatur. The sessions for 3-year-olds to sixth-graders take place 8:30 a.m. to noon, and the classes for youth to adults begin at 6:30 p.m. Greenforest calls VBS one of the most strategic outreach tools for the church and includes age-appropriate evangelism emphasis.

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  6. Fee-waived pet adoptions in JuneRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Nearly 500 dogs, cats, kittens, and puppies are up for adoption this month as LifeLine Animal Project prepares to relocate the DeKalb Animal Services to its new digs in mid-July. The shelter in Decatur is waiving its adoption fees of $85 to $100 for the entire month of June to help "Clear the DeKalb Shelter."

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  7. Decatur noted as a playful cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Decatur received the KaBOOM! Playful City USA honor for its commitment to creating spaces that promote play opportunities for children. It boasts six parks where children can enjoy swing sets, slides and castle-like playground structures and numerous green spaces.

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  8. Urban League resource fair for potential homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Prospective homeowners can sign up for the 2017 Super Saturday Homebuyer Education Workshop and Resource Fair on June 24 at the Maloof Auditorium in Decatur. There will be a special focus on assisting educators, health care workers, police, firefighters and service personnel to become homeowners.

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  9. 15,000 party at Atlanta DeKalb CarnivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Atlanta DeKalb Carnival spectators lined both sides of the parade route on Covington Highway in Decatur on May 27. Organizers say the crowd easily topped 15,000. DeKalb Police closed several roads around the route for five and a half hours.

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  10. Lithonia woman found guilty again for the murdering her husband of 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Pamela L. Ballin at the State v. Pamela L. Ballin at the Dekalb Courthouse in Decatur, Ga.

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  11. Fresh on DeK' wheeling in fruits and vegetablesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Consumers can find fresh produce, recipes and taste testings at DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market stops in South DeKalb and other locations. Consumers can find fresh produce, recipes and taste testings at DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market stops in South DeKalb and other locations.

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  12. Residents explore creativity in community makers spaceRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The Decatur Makers, a nonprofit organization, provides a space for the community to build and learn different forms of art and technology. "Our community is very diverse so we have artists, wood workers, engineers and students," said Irm Diorio, Decatur Makers associate director.

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  13. First Afrikan pantry serves 7,500 in first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    To celebrate the pantry's first anniversary, First Afrikan Community Development Corp. is hosting a "Parking Lot Pantry" on May 31. Clients at First Afrikan Community Development Corp.'s pantry "shop" for food. The pantry operates in association with the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

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  14. Atlanta DeKalb Carnival rolling in with dazzling paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Colorful expressions of Caribbean culture and skin will be on display at the third annual Atlanta DeKalb Carnival on May 27. A sea of bright colors and provocative and spectacular costumes plus pulsating music will envelop Covington Highway on May 27 when the third annual Atlanta DeKalb Carnival rolls into Decatur for the Memorial Day Weekend. Organizers expect more than 10,000 carnival revelers to compete for prizes and bragging rights in spectacular and scanty costumes.

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  15. Job losses as dollar stores changing handsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    An estimated 37 employees working for four Family Dollar stores in Decatur and Stone Mountain will lose their jobs before the end of summer. The DeKalb County stores are among 14 locations in Georgia and 323 stores in total that spun off in the 2015 Dollar Tree-Family Dollar merger.

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  16. Mobile Market opens season with discountsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market season kicks off on May 20 at 10 a.m. at DeKalb County Extension on Memorial Drive in Decatur. All produce will be 50 percent off.

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  17. Car Show - Columbia High School Annual PTSA eventRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Singers, dancers, spoken word artists and the like can audition April 23 for the Columbia High School PTSA Bike and Talent Show coming up on May 6 at the Decatur school.

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  18. MARTA adds lots of parkingRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The Kensington MARTA station in Decatur is getting 385 additional parking spaces to help accommodate the growth in transit riders in the wake of the I-85 bridge collapse. They are among 4,400 new parking spaces added at MARTA stations since the collapse on March 30 after a massive fire, allegedly set by a homeless man.

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  19. Spring photo exhibit at Lou WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    "All About That Color," the spring photo exhibit of Lou Walker Senior Center's Advanced Digital SLR Class, is open to the public weekdays through May 19. "All About That Color," the spring photo exhibit of Lou Walker Senior Center's Advanced Digital SLR Class, is open to the public weekdays through May 19. Members of the Lou Walker Senior Center's Advanced Digital SLR Class, aka "The Photographers," are presenting their spring photo exhibit through May 19 in the center's lobby. "All About That Color" is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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  20. Kids can craft Mother's Day giftRead the original story

    May 5, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    Kids can find ways to honor their moms for Mother's Day with arts and crafts programs and fun activities at DeKalb Public Library branches. On May 9 at the Stonecrest Library, 5- to 12-year-olds can make a gift for the mother in their life.

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