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Decatur Fire and Rescue has started the new year off with a bang! Since January 1st, DFR has responded to 995 total calls for service, with 683 EMS responses and 47 Fire related responses with 9 Building fires. As is the normal state of business...

UPCOMING EVENTS February 10 … Mardi Gras Carnival & Frolic 13.1 Race (Downtown) February 16 … Special Olympic Regional Swim Meet (Aquadome Pool) February 22-26 … Homebuilder’s Expo (Ingalls Pavilion) February 24 … USSSA Softball Tournament (Wilson Morgan) March 2 … Barrels of Love Collection Day Celebration (Ingalls Pavilion) March 2-3...

Moulton Street Resurfacing:   This project is complete.  Project has been recommended for acceptance by ALDOT.     Spring Avenue Utilities Relocations:   This Contractor’s portion of this project is complete.  Utility companies are following behind the Contractor at this point and installing new services as well as relocating utility poles as...

Point Mallard Park is NOW HIRING! We are getting ready for a great summer of  2018. Join our team of Lifeguards, Gift Shop, Concession and Maintenance employees. Get your application at www.pointmallardpark.com or pick one up at Point Mallard Ice Complex. Ages 16 and up....

We ask all residents to please get the rest of their leaves raked and to the edge of the curb. We'll finish leaf collection the end of next week. Recycling and Solid Waste collection is back on schedule. If you've been missed for some reason, call...

The Spring Break Camp will take place in March at Fort Decatur. They are currently registering children for this camp. The Decatur Dixie Darlings Baton Twirling classes will start back Thursday, January 11th at 4pm at TC Almon Recreation Center. The Cost is $20 per month...

For most fire departments the onset of winter is the busy season and it is no different for Decatur Fire and Rescue. Between November 19th and the end of the year Decatur Fire and Rescue has been busy responding to 8 building fires, a reduction...

The Point Mallard Figure Skating Club will hold their annual free Learn to Skate lesson on January 15th at 11:00am at the Point Mallard Ice Skating Complex. Registered skaters will receive a 30 minute lesson and 20 minutes of fun and games. Space is limited....

  We will be going into Sherwood Oaks and surrounding areas January 5th. Next our crews will work the Beltline to Central Parkway down to Carridale St.  This area will take us through most of next week....