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The Decatur Public Library in joint sponsorship with the Department of Historic Resources of the City of Decatur, the Morgan County Archives, the Morgan County Historical Society, the Hartselle Historical Society, the Delano Park Conservancy, the Alabama Trail of Tears Association, the Board of Celebrating...

Spring Ave. Widening:   Pre-construction meeting was held Thursday May 3.  Construction signs and erosion control will be going up within the next 3 weeks.  The beginning of construction will follow closely behind.  The project is slated to last 18 months.   Resurfacing:   We have completed 9 of our 18...

Decatur Fire and Rescue is a Regional Training Center of the Alabama Fire College. On April 20th, 2018 we graduated 16 recruits from the Regional Training Academy Firefighter I/II school. The recruits completed 360 hours of training including; classroom study, drill field practice, and training...

We are excited about Summer 2018…. Here are a few of the events coming to Point Mallard Park. May 1  Point Mallard Pass Office opens. Get your pass made early in May to be ready for opening day! For more information please see www.pointmallardpark.com May 12  Decatur Morgan Hospital...

On behalf of the City of Decatur, the Street & Environmental Services Department would like to extend our heartfelt thoughts to all citizens who received damages from the recent storm.   Throughout the days to come, we’ll work diligently to try and assist our residents as much...

Decatur Fire and Rescue is pleased to award Driver/Engineer Brent Fincher the 2017 Firefighter of the Year award! D/E Fincher shows a dedication to excellence and service in all he does. He is trusted to work outside his normal responsibilities by acting as a Lieutenant...

Spring Avenue Widening:   The project was bid Feb. 23.  The apparent low bidder was SJ&L contractors. The notice to proceed should be given in late April - early May timeframe.  The construction time for this project is approx. 18 months.   West Moulton Street Widening:   The contractors are making...

Street & Environmental Services would like to encourage all of our residents to help us keep Decatur Clean by 1) closing all waste container lids, 2) bag all household waste prior to placing it in the cart, 3)remember to place leaves, grass clippings and other...