5 Things to Know Today: Aug. 3, 2012

Drop into the DeKalb Chamber this morning for a cup of coffee.

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

1. Weather. On Friday, mostly sunny in the morning, highs around 90, lows in the low 70s and a 40 percent chance of rain in the evening. For Saturday and Sunday, cloudy with a 30-50 chance of rain. Highs around 89, lows around 72.

2. Lowest gas prices. Late Thursday, it was $3.37 per gallon at QuikTrip at 4113 Covington Highway and Racetrac at 4847 Covington Highway. Prices can chance quickly so look at the Patch gas widget for the best deal in the Decatur and Avondale Estates area.

3. Have a cup. Visit the DeKalb Chamber from 8:30-9:30 a.m. for the weekly Coffee and Conversations. It's free at the Cornerstone Bank Community Room at 125 Clairemont Ave., Decatur.

4. Your weekend plans. If you haven't made any, look at the Weekend Planner: 5 Fun Things to Do. Or, check out the more comprehensive Decatur/Avondale Estates listing of events.

5. On this date. In 1904, Atlanta experienced its first recorded automobile fatality. Prominent Marietta resident Frank Reynolds died when he lost control of his White Steamer on a downhill curve in Fulton County.


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