Local Spotlight: Decatur Hospitality Nature Park

Local Spotlight: Decatur Hospitality Nature Park

Now that summer is officially in session, many of us can’t help but dream of time spent outside during these gorgeous, sunny days. Though this season is a bit different than the summers before, you can still explore the great outdoors. In fact, a trip to the Decatur Hospitality Nature Park may just be on Read more about Local Spotlight: Decatur Hospitality Nature Park[…]

4 Places to Canoe and Kayak Near Decatur

4 Places to Canoe and Kayak Near Decatur

After seasons spent indoors, having fun outside sounds like the perfect summer. If you enjoy time on the water, consider visiting these fun places to canoe and kayak near Decatur, Alabama. Just remember to follow the rules of social distancing! Osprey Point Landing Canoe and Kayak Launch Area About: This spot is open to the Read more about 4 Places to Canoe and Kayak Near Decatur[…]

In the News: Decatur Counts 2020

In the News: Decatur Counts 2020

The Census doesn’t roll around every year. In fact, it appears just once per decade. So, when it arrives, it’s a pretty big deal! And yes—it’s here! If you haven’t already filled out the current Census, you should. Decatur Counts 2020 is working to educate residents on why raking the Census matters. Read on to Read more about In the News: Decatur Counts 2020[…]

Local Spotlight: Decatur Animal Services

Local Spotlight: Decatur Animal Services

Unsurprisingly, pets stay close to many of our hearts. And, oftentimes, unsung heroes in our community play a key role in keeping animals safe and finding loving homes for adoptable pets. Decatur Animal Services serves this function in our community and, because of this, deserves a mention. About Decatur Animal Services Many cherish animals as Read more about Local Spotlight: Decatur Animal Services[…]

Local Spotlight: Decatur’s Delano Park

Local Spotlight: Decatur’s Delano Park

Time in the sun isn’t just fun! It can also improve our mood—and even our health. Now that the weather is heading toward a more forgiving temperature, you can pay a visit to a terrific local treasure: Decatur’s Delano Park. What is Decatur’s Delano Park? Does the name “Delano” sound familiar to you? What about Read more about Local Spotlight: Decatur’s Delano Park[…]

10 Fun Facts About Valentine’s Day

10 Fun Facts About Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s coming up, we all know that love is in the air. But how much do you know about this day dedicated to love? We think it’s high time we crushed your misconceptions! Let’s find out some fun facts about Valentine’s Day. Jewelry jumps ahead. Okay, okay so maybe this one doesn’t “crush” any Read more about 10 Fun Facts About Valentine’s Day[…]

4 Decatur Dishes on the ‘Top 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die’

4 Decatur Dishes on the ‘Top 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die’

In the South, we know how to savor flavor. We have the eats. These Decatur dishes on the ‘Top 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die’ will entice your appetite. And send your taste buds soaring. Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ Chicken with White Sauce If you hail from North Alabama, Big Bob Gibson’s Read more about 4 Decatur Dishes on the ‘Top 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die’[…]

Coming Up: Decatur Christmas Boat Parade of Lights 2019

Coming Up: Decatur Christmas Boat Parade of Lights 2019

When you think of Christmas, what usually comes to mind? Parades? Lights? Fond memories? Well, with the Decatur Christmas Boat Parade of Lights 2019, all these memories merge into one magical, maritime night. Let’s look at why this event is so special—and should be on any Decatur resident’s holiday schedule! A Ferry Merry Christmas The Read more about Coming Up: Decatur Christmas Boat Parade of Lights 2019[…]

7 Quick Facts About Decatur, Alabama

7 Quick Facts About Decatur, Alabama

To us, Decatur means home sweet home. Whether you’re new to town or want to learn more about the place you’ve called your own for years and years, you’ll find these quick facts about Decatur, Alabama to be fully fascinating. How many of them do you know? Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon Classic Festival If Read more about 7 Quick Facts About Decatur, Alabama[…]

Local Spotlight: Bass Fishing at Wheeler Lake

Local Spotlight: Bass Fishing at Wheeler Lake

Does anyone have a fun place to visit around Decatur? Go fish—fishing, that is! Bass fishing at Wheeler Lake is a popular local outdoor activity. Whether you have your hooks and cooler ready for duty or you want to learn more about the lake, we’ve got all the information you need. Check it out! What Read more about Local Spotlight: Bass Fishing at Wheeler Lake[…]