🌱 New Decatur Neighborhoods + New Avondale Estates CFO

Hello again, friends! It’s Wednesday in Decatur-Avondale Estates and I’m back in your inbox to update you on the most important things happening locally.


But first, today’s weather:

Sun followed by a few clouds. High: 67 Low: 46.


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Here are the top three stories today at Decatur-Avondale Estates:

  1. The Decatur City Commission approved new electoral districts. City District 2 will now cover more of the downtown area. The new neighborhoods have a difference of 20 people, or a total difference of only 0.16%. The district changes will take effect on January 1. (Decaturish.com)
  2. The town of Avondale Estates has found a new full-time chief financial officer. The city has been using two consultants to manage the workload since March. The new Chief Financial Officer will take over on December 5. The Municipal Board has approved an additional $30,000 for the contractor who will assist with the town’s financial operations in the interim. (Decaturish.com)
  3. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has opened an investigation into a shooting that occurred at a DeKalb County gas station Monday night. The incident happened at the Covington Highway Shell gas station and left one suspect dead and an officer injured. On Monday, the suspect’s identity was not released. (Fox 5 Atlanta)

Today at Decatur-Avondale Estates:

  • Summer camp At the Mason Mill Leisure Center (7:00 a.m.)
  • Story time for books and babies At the Doraville Library (10 a.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Are you looking for a new place to feel at home? consider this listing of the latest properties in the Decatur-Avondale Estates area to hit the market. Click to view the full property listing which includes property prices, photos and dimensions. (Patch Decatur-Avondale Estates)
  • John Burke will perform at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur on Sunday, December 18 at 6:00 p.m. Click for ticket details. (live seats)
  • Decatur Avondale Children’s Choir Christmas and Holiday Concert will be at First Baptist Church of Decatur on Sunday, December 4 at 4:00 p.m. (FBCDecatur)

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All right, you’re all caught up for today. I’ll join you early tomorrow morning with another update!

Miranda Fraraccio

About me: Miranda Fraraccio was born and raised in Rhode Island and now lives in New York. She works as a writer for content creation agency Lightning Media Partners and is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she earned a degree in writing, speaking, and communications. In her spare time, you can find her traveling, drinking tea, or photographing her neighborhood as a street photographer.