Decatur Focus Newsletter

Inside the July/August Issue  



Also inside this issue: Learn about Decatur's new Ambassadors Program and how to sign up for the next Decatur 101 Class. Mark your calendar for the annual Shredding and Styrofoam Recycling event. Read about the Decatur Safe Streets Action Plan. Check out the story behind Siam Thai restaurant, an eatery open since 1999. Learn about recent grants awarded to support Decatur's climate action initiatives. Sign up or apply for the MLK Jr. Service Project. Explore how you can get involved in a new emergency preparedness outreach course created by Decatur Fire and the DeKalb County Office of Emergency Management. Meet the July/August Walk and Roll Superstar. Check out resources for older adults and caregivers from the Lifelong Community Advisory Board. See the new highlights from the Parks and Recreation Department. Of course, there are plenty of events happening around our city. Don't miss it.

About the Decatur Focus

The Decatur Focus is the official newsletter of the City of Decatur. Supported by the City of Decatur, the Decatur Business Association and the Decatur Downtown Development Authority, the Focus is published 10 times per year and mailed to every household, business and professional license-holder in the city. January/February and July/August are combined issues. 

The Decatur Focus publishes announcements and information about the City of Decatur including city services, downtown development, school news, business news, and news about individual residents and neighborhood associations. The purpose of the newsletter is to promote the city and encourage the exchange of information among residents, business owners, and the school system. 

Submissions are encouraged and should be submitted through the Decatur Focus submission form by the first of the month prior to the month of publication (i.e., information that appears in the January issue should be submitted by December 1). The Decatur Focus also accepts advertising. For information about ad rates, download an ad rate card or call 404-371-8386

Letters to the editor, editorials, or other opinion pieces are not published. All press releases, announcements, and other information received for publication are subject to editing. 

Information found in the Focus is also posted here on Decatur's official website. The deadline for submitting articles, announcements, or advertising is the first day of the month preceding publication. Contact: Editor, Decatur Focus, P.O. Box 220, Decatur, GA 30031, 404-371-8386 or decaturfocus [at]

Focus Ads

The Focus provides limited advertising opportunities. Submission details may be found on the Decatur Focus Advertising Rate Card. Ad space reservations and camera ready materials are due the first of the month prior to publication. For example, deadline for January/February issue is December 1.

Past Issues, 2019-2023


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