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  • 10/27/2016
    Smoke Alarm Blitz

    Saturday, October 29th Decatur Fire Rescue and the American Red Cross are partnering to install free smoke alarms to residents in the following areas: South McDonough, West Dougherty, West Davis, West Benson, West Hancock, Ansley, and McKoy.

  • 10/27/2016
    Street Lamp Repairs

    Several blocks of street lamps along Ponce de Leon Avenue near the Old Courthouse have been out for weeks. Georgia Power was working to find the cause and had isolated the problem to a faulty underground service line.

  • Cycle Track Thru Trinity-after
    Bicycle and Pedestrian Connectivity Master Plan

    The City of Decatur is developing a bicycle and pedestrian connectivity master plan to create a interconnected system of bike paths and trails throughout the City.

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Decatur Gears up for ‘Extreme Makeover’

New program aims to keep residents informed and on the move.

The City of Decatur has launched a new website and communications program — dubbed “Extreme Makeover: Downtown Decatur Edition” — to keep residents informed and moving throughout an upcoming period of potentially disruptive construction projects.

Residents are invited to visit the site and join the email list at


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