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Hello everyone! It’s Tuesday in Decatur-Avondale Estates and I’m back in your inbox to update you on the top things happening around town, including news on:
- Decatur Arts Festival.
- Fire on Barbara Lane.
- Renovation in Avondale Estates.
But first the weather today:
Afternoon t-storm; moist. High: 85 Low: 64.
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Here are the top stories in Decatur-Avondale Estates today:
- The Decatur Arts Festival took place last Friday-Sunday; May 5-7. The festival was held in downtown Decatur. In addition to the festival there was an Artist Market. There was a variety of fun and games for people of all ages. Fine art was displayed. There was live music to dance to and plenty of food to fill up on. Dean Hesse was the photographer during the event and captured many beautiful memories. So if you missed the event, you still have a chance to see some of the events by clicking the link and checking out some of Dean’s work. (Decaturish.com)
- DeKalb Fire Rescue arrived on the scene on Barbara Lane around 3:20 a.m. Monday. According to reports, flames were shooting from the one-story house, causing extensive property damage. No one was injured during the fire. The Red Cross is helping those in need and the fire is under investigation. (https://www.atlantanewsfirst.c…)
- Road and trail repairs in Avondale Estates are underway to hit the street. The renovations will continue in May. Alternate routes may be required or strongly recommended. Notices will be posted in affected areas. Clarendon Avenue, Dartmouth Avenue and Kensington Road are just some of the areas that will be refurbished. (https://decaturish.com/2023/05…)
Today in Decatur-Avondale Estates:
- Virtual Public Budget Hearing – Decatur City Schools (9:00 a.m.)
- Webinar – Essentials for building a dynamic brand (10:00 am)
- Silver Films: The Wrath of Man – Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library (11:00 a.m.)
- DHS volleyball tryouts – Decatur High School (3:45 p.m.)
- Budget Public Hearing – Decatur City Schools (6:15 p.m.)
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From my notebook:
- The The first place winner of the 1st Annual Pawrade went to Prometheus. This little winner had a lot to brag about as pictures were taken of him and his owner. (Avondale Estates Farmer’s Market via Facebook)
- When the first weekend of the month rolls around, we know it’s time for the alt market and deals galore! There was plenty to choose from. However, if you missed this market meeting, you can still come next time. For now, you can start your shopping list to be prepared next time. (Avondale Estates Farmer’s Market via Facebook)
- The Wesley Chapel Library invites the public to DIY a personalized perfume. The session will be held tomorrow from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm at the Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library in Decatur. (https://events.dekalbilibrary.o…)
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— Cheryl Young/ MamaNyeMatters
About me: Cherryl Young DBA MamaNyeMatters. I was born in Providence, Rhode Island and moved to Georgia in 2017. My first children’s book, You Are the Pot of Gold at the End of the Rainbow, was published in 2021. https://www.mamanyematters.com… I I have worked in Atlanta and Gwinnett County Public Schools helping children with special needs. I studied Community Development @ Roger Williams University in Rhode Island. My purpose in life is to connect, create, inspire, write, and expand, and I’m EXCITED to be here as a contributing writer @ Patch! Traveling with me…
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