City Updates

One Small Step for Decatur, One Giant Leap for North Alabama   The City of Decatur welcomed NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) leadership and Small Business team along with 20 NASA prime contractors to the Alabama Center for the Arts for the first collaborative meeting of...

September Events Weekly Events Mondays and Tuesdays, September 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 10:00 am Event: Preschool Storytime Where: Decatur Public Library Contact: 256-353-2993 ext. 122   Tuesdays, September 12 and 26 Event: LEGO Hour Where: Decatur Public Library Contact: 256-353-2993 ext. 122   Wednesdays, September 6, 13, 20 and...

By noon all the drama was over. The Decatur girls knew they were state champions. The wait for the celebration took a little longer than expected. When it did, it was a big one. “This is so awesome,” senior team captain Anna-Quinn Weaver said. “We’ve been working...

Hello All! It has been a couple of weeks since I shared an update and this past few weeks has been filled with many opportunities to share: Decatur Fire Department Council President Pro Tem, Paige Bibbee and I had the opportunity to attend the Decatur Fire Department (DFD)...

Perhaps our greatest discoveries are those that take us by surprise. The development of Point Mallard’s new Native American Indian Interpretive Walking Trails are a perfect example for this fateful phenomenon. In 2008, the Decatur Parks and Recreation Department received a federal grant to remove Chinese...

Weekly Happenings The week started with sharing about the wonderful signage additions to Decatur tourism platform that gives us another opportunity to share the rich and diverse story of our history.  Thank you to David Breland, Director, Historic Preservation Committee, Allen Stover, Community Development (Grants), Trail...

The next time you’re caught at a red light in Downtown Decatur, roll down your window (weather permitting) and look around you. With just a simple glance, one thing becomes very obvious—Decatur is growing and developing with ever increasing bounds and strides. From the Alabama Center...

We had another productive week throughout the City of Decatur.  While my message will highlight a few efforts I am familiar with, I will fall short of mentioning everything that our City Team is doing.  Remember a rising tide raises all ships. City Meetings My first meeting...

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