In the News: Decatur is One of the Best Places to Work in Manufacturing

In the News: Decatur is One of the Best Places to Work in Manufacturing

People know Decatur, AL for many reasons! The Downtown Turtle Trail, the famous Cotaco Opera House, our proximity to Wheeler Lake, and more—we have quite a few claims to fame. Well, we can add another one to the list! As it turns out, Decatur is one of the best places to work in manufacturing, according Read more about In the News: Decatur is One of the Best Places to Work in Manufacturing[…]

Coming Up: 2020 Spectacle of Lights in Decatur

Coming Up: 2020 Spectacle of Lights in Decatur

The holidays are looking lovely this year—and that’s partly because of the 2020 Spectacle of Lights in Decatur, AL. You’re also in for a new take on an old favorite! From Dec. 17 to 20, you can take in the innovative Spectacle of Lights. Read on to learn how the Decatur Jaycees, a local civic Read more about Coming Up: 2020 Spectacle of Lights in Decatur[…]

Things to Do: Visit Tennessee Valley Pecan Company

Things to Do: Visit Tennessee Valley Pecan Company

The holiday season is finally here. It’s the perfect time to go nuts and visit Tennessee Valley Pecan Company! About Tennessee Valley Pecan Company Located at 806 Bank St. in the historic business district of Decatur, this local business is the ultimate gift shop for fans of pecans, coffee, and other unique gifts. Founded in Read more about Things to Do: Visit Tennessee Valley Pecan Company[…]

Local Spotlight: Decatur’s Downtown Turtle Trail

Local Spotlight: Decatur’s Downtown Turtle Trail

No, they haven’t escaped from the zoo—the critters on Decatur’s Downtown Turtle Trail are actually just really cool sculptures. They’ll lead you to local sites, where you can learn more about our city’s fascinating history. Are you up for finding them on a thrilling scavenger hunt? What is Decatur’s Downtown Turtle Trail? Downtown Decatur is Read more about Local Spotlight: Decatur’s Downtown Turtle Trail[…]

Local Spotlight: Calhoun Community College

Local Spotlight: Calhoun Community College

The pandemic has changed the way we live on a daily basis. It changed the way we shop, dine, entertain, and even educate ourselves. But certain things didn’t need to drastically change to fit in with the times. Calhoun Community College is a fine example of an institution that was already delivering quality online education. Read more about Local Spotlight: Calhoun Community College[…]

In the News: Flint Creek Canoe Trail

In the News: Flint Creek Canoe Trail

This summer, you’ve probably worked through all possible entertainment options. Watching movies, going for walks, and even learning a new hobby—you’ve found ways to fill the time. Still, if boredom is knocking on the door, shoo it away—there’s more fun to be had. This past June marked the opening of the Flint Creek Canoe Trail. Read more about In the News: Flint Creek Canoe Trail[…]

6 Reasons to Love Living at Summer Courtyard Apartments

6 Reasons to Love Living at Summer Courtyard Apartments

What do you expect from where you’re looking to live? A great location, affordable rate, and welcoming community probably all make the list, if not top it. Well, all that and more can be yours. The reasons to love living at Summer Courtyard Apartments keep on coming! Convenient Location Located almost right off Highway 67, Read more about 6 Reasons to Love Living at Summer Courtyard Apartments[…]

Coming Up: 3rd Friday Downtown To-Go

Coming Up: 3rd Friday Downtown To-Go

Local businesses support towns by providing jobs, services, and revenue. They also show just how unique each and every city truly is. This month, consider supporting the incredible local businesses in Downtown Decatur by participating in 3rd Friday Downtown To-Go on June 27. What is 3rd Friday Downtown To-Go? The 3rd Friday Downtown To-Go event Read more about Coming Up: 3rd Friday Downtown To-Go[…]

Local Spotlight: Alabama Center for the Arts

Local Spotlight: Alabama Center for the Arts

When we think of arts education, we recall classes like music and art appreciation. While the Alabama Center for the Arts in Decatur offer those staples, its curriculum centers on more advanced forays into the fine, visual, and performing arts. The state-of-the-art center stands as a collaborative effort to educate about and promote the arts. Read more about Local Spotlight: Alabama Center for the Arts[…]

4 Places for Outdoor Recreation in Decatur

4 Places for Outdoor Recreation in Decatur

You’ve crossed spring cleaning off your list. You’ve caught up on your laundry…and your latest shows. And your closet is now sorted with spring clothes to the front. If indoor activities seem to elude you, maybe it’s time to think outside—well, just, outside. After all, places for outdoor recreation in Decatur are aplenty. *Note: The Read more about 4 Places for Outdoor Recreation in Decatur[…]