5 Things to Know Today: Aug. 13, 2012

Today's highlight: Classes begin for kids in DeKalb County schools.


Good morning, Decatur and Avondale Estates. Here are 5 Things to know about today.

1. Weather. Mostly sunny with high temps around 90 and lows around 70. Twenty percent chance of rain.

2. Look for more school buses. It's the first day of classes for DeKalb County schools. Decatur schools started Aug. 1.  

3. Public meetings. Decatur Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7:30 p.m. in Decatur City Hall.

4. Lowest gas prices. Late Sunday, the lowest price was $3.36 at Kroger at 2875 North Decatur Road. Prices can chance quickly so look at the Patch gas widget for the best deal in the Decatur and Avondale Estates area.

5. On this date. In 1980, the National Democratic Convention formally nominated former Georgia Gov. Jimmy Carter for re-election as president.


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