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Inside the March Issue  

Cover Story: Share Your Ideas! Planning for Children's Home Property is Ongoing

March-web-artDuring a kick-off workshop in February, the community came together to celebrate Decatur’s purchase of the United Methodist Children’s Home property on Columbia Drive and began to imagine the possibilities for its future. Tours of the 77-acre property and planning activities, followed by Civic Dinners hosted by Decatur residents, generated fond memories, great ideas, and shared perspectives. More public workshops are scheduled. Come and share your ideas.

Also inside this issue: Get the scoop on stormwater management in Decatur, plus announcements and information about city services, downtown development, school news, business news, events, and news about your neighbors and neighborhood associations.

But wait. There's more! If you're new to Decatur, or if you want to lean more about how the city works and how to weave yourself into the community fabric, take a look at our New Residents Guide.

 >Download a pdf of the March issue.

> Read our digital publication online here.

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 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.

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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; fax 404-371-1593; email

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