OTP East News

  • DeKalb Police respond to report of armed robbery near greater Decatur Walmart
    by Dan Whisenhunt on December 9, 2019 at 4:29 pm

      DeKalb Police on Dec. 5 responded to a report of an armed robbery near the Walmart at Suburban Plaza. The crime occurred around 9:30 a.m. The victim told police he was getting off of a MARTA bus near the Point on Scott apartment complex and was about to cross the street. He told police

  • Tucker mourns Bonnie Bambinelli, founder of local Italian restaurant
    by Decaturish.com on December 9, 2019 at 3:59 pm

      By Logan C. Ritchie, contributor  Bonnie Bambinelli was a larger-than-life Italian grandmother who doted on customers like each one was a part of her family. Over piping hot plates of fettuccine Alfredo and chicken parmigiana, customers shared birthdays, anniversaries, and milestones at Bambinelli’s restaurant. Bambinelli passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 30 at age 64.

  • Isakson’s Farewell Charge: More Civility, Get Things Done
    by Charlie on December 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    This week’s Courier Herald column: Johnny Isakson is preparing to be a former Senator, having also been a former member of the U.S. House, Georgia Senate, and Georgia House.  As one of the founding fathers of the modern Georgia Republican Party, his career of public service spans 45 years.  His retirement at the end of The post Isakson’s Farewell Charge: More Civility, Get Things Done appeared first on GeorgiaPol.

  • Morning Reads for Friday, December 6, 2019
    by Ginny on December 6, 2019 at 12:28 pm

    Saving the Capricorn. Taking one (or eleven) for the team.  Welcome home. Not the Onion.  Or even the Bee.  Non-spying (yet) alternatives to Google. Always searching for clues about our neighbors. No one told us that Sheldon Cooper moved to Ohio. Faster, please. No, on so many levels. And then our hearts grew three sizes The post Morning Reads for Friday, December 6, 2019 appeared first on GeorgiaPol.

  • (PHOTOS) 2019 Decatur Christmas Tree lighting
    by Decaturish.com on December 6, 2019 at 5:17 am

      By Dean Hesse, contributor  Little Shop of Stories children’s bookstore and the City of Decatur teamed up again for the annual Christmas tree lighting on the MARTA Plaza Dec. 5. The event featured Christmas carols from the Fifth Avenue Upper Elementary chorus and a visit from Santa Claus.