Monday, April 30, 2012
The funeral will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Oak Grove United Methodist Church.
The bicyclist killed Monday morning in Decatur has been identified as Paul Taylor, 53, known for being a volunteer soccer coach and chairman of the Oak Grove United Methodist Church’s annual barbecue fundraiser. Taylor was truck by a pickup truck in the 2200 block of North Decatur Road shortly before 6:30 a.m. Monday, Decatur police said. He was pronounced dead at DeKalb Medical. A.S. Turner & Sons funeral home said visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the funeral home at 2773 N. Decatur Road, Decatur, and from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 3, at Oak Grove United Methodist Church at 1772 Oak Grove Road, Decatur. The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the church. Taylor was quoted in the New York Times last October in a story …
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Bicyclists, skaters, scooter- and stroller-pushers took over the streets of Avondale Estates.
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Sunday, April 29, 2012
Avondale Estates closed four miles of streets to auto traffic Sunday for the second annual Sunday ride. The roads were available for bikers and others moving on muscle power alone. Bike South inspected bikes and Avondale Estates First Baptist Church supplied refreshments. Agnes Scott police came out on their bikes to keep the peace. Kids and adults had fun on a sunny Sunday. Hugh Simpson shared these photos of the event. If you have photos you'd like to share, go to Decatur-Avondale Pics & Clips.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Meeting starts at 6 p.m. in city hall.
A community workshop to discuss alternative plans for pedestrian safety improvements at Clairemont, Church Street and Commerce intersections and bike lanes on Church Street will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, in city hall. About 40 people attended a similar workshop in September, at which the city unveiled the possibiltiy of building a roundabout at Church and Lucerne streets. The Atlanta Regional Commission has awarded Decatur a $2.1 million grant through its Livable Cities Initiative (LCI) for bike and pedestrian improvements along Clairemont, Commerce and Church streets. The bike/pedestrian improvement plans can be found on the City of Decatur website.
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Find out what's happening in the region on Wednesday, Nov. 16.
ARC awards $2.1 million grant to Decatur. Rat problem closes Melton's App & Tap. Crime stats in Virginia Highlands. Midtown shooting suspect pleads guilty. Christmas tree prepared at Lenox Mall.