The City of Decatur, Alabama is a positively awesome place. It is chock full of history, art, beautiful outdoor places, fun things to do, and great people to meet. The whole point of this website is to share stories about positive things going on in Decatur. Maybe you’ll be inspired to come visit – or move here and call it home!

  • Positively Supportive

    Local shop owner, Eva Blayhut, provides a service that goes well beyond what you’d expect. The continuous support from the community affords Eva the opportunity to keep returning the favor.
  • A Positively Good Time

    Le Dîner en Blanc is an elegant large-scale “pop-up” picnic in a secret location, revealed at the very last minute. Dressed in white from head to toe, guests arrive at the pickup location with supplies in hand ready to celebrate.
  • A Positively Determined Past Resident

    Have you ever felt strongly enough about someone that you’d rearrange the exterior of your home to avoid association with that person? This 1900s resident did!
  • A “Pawsitively” Perfect Addition!

    With over two acres of grass and landscaping for dogs to run and play unleashed, the Park is a local’s dream and a pup’s paradise.
  • I’m Positive This is Where I’m Supposed to Be

    Chase Grisham is well known for his entrepreneurial spirit and leadership abilities throughout North Alabama. After finding himself here by chance years ago, he wouldn’t change a thing.

IT IS A PEOPLE

  • PEGGY ALLEN TOWNS

    Peggy Allen Towns, Author and Historian is passionate about preserving Decatur’s rich heritage. She is equally committed to sharing the voices and unique stories of our communities that intertwines and make us who we are. She has written several books about African American history in Decatur and North Alabama.

  • CHASE GRISHAM

    Chase Grisham is well known for his entrepreneurial spirit and leadership abilities throughout North Alabama. After finding himself here by chance years ago, he wouldn’t change a thing.

  • AVA BLAYHUT

    Local shop owner, Eva Blayhut, provides a service that goes well beyond what you’d expect. The continuous support from the community affords Eva the opportunity to keep returning the favor.

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