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  Thanksgiving Dinner and Special Olympic Awards – This year Decatur Parks & Recreation Therapeutics Program held their annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Special Olympics Awards banquet at Ingalls Harbor Pavilion on Thursday, November 15. With the help of the Decatur and Priceville Civitan Clubs we were able...

I really enjoy receiving updates from our Facilities and Operations Manager, Paul Floyd; he is brief, but productive.  We are thankful for Paul: Concrete at Small Dog Park is done. Fence posts are up and in progress. The excessive rain held us up some this week...

On September 4-6, 2018 Jack Allen Soccer Complex held The Alabama Labor Day Cup. It consisted of 65 teams from 8 states which included  AL, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MS, and TN. As part of the tournament on Sunday afternoon Point Mallard Waterpark played host...

AGENDA FOR CITY COUNCIL MEETING AUGUST 20, 2018 I. CALL MEETING TO ORDER: II. INVOCATION: III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: IV. ROLL CALL OF ELECTED OFFICIALS: V. PUBLIC HEARINGS: A. Resolution No. 18-223 - Request for a Special Event Retail Liquor License by Witt LLC for the Tennessee Valley Exposition to be...

Weather permitting, we will be cleaning out the big concrete drainage structure, which is in the NE corner of Brookmeade and Country Club Road. If we get the equipment delivered as planned, we hope to do this on Tuesday of next week. We have to...

  Schedule of Events August 11 … Brothers 4 Life Run (Point Mallard) August 18 … USSSA Softball Tournament (Wilson Morgan) August 25 … USSA Softball Tournament (Wilson Morgan) August 31 – September 2 … Alabama Labor Day Soccer Tournament (Jack Allen) September 1- 3 … Battle for Decatur Civil War...