a spring staycation in Decatur

Things to Do: Take a Spring Staycation in Decatur

Booking expensive tickets or traveling for hours. Finding someone to watch your pets or water the plants. Taking precious time off work. Sometimes, your yearly vacation can seem like more trouble than its worth. Good news: you don’t have to leave town or spend big this year! In fact, you don’t even have to ask Read more about Things to Do: Take a Spring Staycation in Decatur[…]

Alabama Bass Trail at Wheeler Lake

Coming Up: Alabama Bass Trail at Wheeler Lake

Don’t you wish you could pay your bills with just one fish? A few lucky folks can make that dream a reality at the Alabama Bass Trail at Wheeler Lake. Each competitor will cast his or her lines and see what comes up. Even if you don’t know much about fishing, you can stream—no pun Read more about Coming Up: Alabama Bass Trail at Wheeler Lake[…]

Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind's Decatur Campus

In the News: Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind’s Decatur Campus

What does a quality education bring? For one thing, it teaches us new and useful skills. It also lets us find experienced professionals in our field, so we have references and guides. Not to mention, it opens up new job opportunities. Everyone deserves the chance to pursue their dreams. Soon, the Alabama Institute for the Deaf Read more about In the News: Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind’s Decatur Campus[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Decatur Downtown's 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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

10 Interesting Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, we can celebrate one of the most favored holidays around: St. Patrick’s Day. Want to get a head start on the party? Check out these interesting facts about St. Patrick’s Day. Home Sweet Home? Here’s an easy question: what country is St. Patrick from? If you answered Ireland, you’d be wrong. Though Read more about 10 Interesting Facts About St. Patrick’s Day[…]