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Professional Administrative Assistant Day Director, Rickey Terry (yellow shirt) Wednesday, April 26th was Professional Administrative Assistant's Day so we did what we do best, EAT! These ladies are responsible for the day to day operations of the departments and believe me, I couldn't do my job without...

Dog Walker Watch Dog Walker Watch (DWW) is an awareness program sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and is designed for neighbors who are familiar with their community and out in the neighborhood on a regular basis. Unlike a community watch program, Dog...

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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 Decatur, As always I am thankful for the wonderful directors and city employees that work together as they provide services to our residents and guests. I am not shy about reaching out to these professionals for expert advice each day. I also want to recognize...

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