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Inside the November Issue  

Cover Story: Decatur is the Best of Atlanta!

Focus-November-webartCreative Loafing recently named Decatur the best neighborhood in Atlanta in its annual "Best of Atlanta" issue. Numerous local business and restaurants also earned "best" recognitions: Little Shop of Stories (best bookstore), Revolution (best donuts), S.O.S (best tiki bar), Leon's (best french fries) and many, many more. See the issue for a complete list.

Also inside this issue: If it's November, it's time for Terrific Thursdays. Check out the issue to see who's participating. And show some love for Decatur's independent shops on Small Business Saturday (after Thanksgiving) for deals, free gift wrapping, and prizes. Nominate your favorite public servant for Decatur's Thomas O. Davis award, and volunteer for the city's Martin Luther King Jr. Day service project. Plus updates on all sorts of events, classes and activities for November and December.

And take a look at Decatur's Emergency Management Report for 2018-2019, and learn how to remain safe in disastrous situations, and to purify your water if you have to.

 >Download a pdf of the  November Focus.

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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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