This is Decatur

The Tennessee river and its tributaries run through this city. But, more importantly, the grace of God runs through the hearts of the people living or working there. Genuine kindness oozes through the pores of their souls. That’s why Decatur, Alabama, is always one of my favorite places to visit.

Not Your Mom’s Decatur

Growing up in the early 2000s, I took the incredible amenities Decatur has to offer for granted, and I was excited to “grow up” and move away somewhere new. After traveling and a four-year move to Tuscaloosa, when my husband and I decided to plant roots, Morgan County was easily where we wanted to live. Now, Decatur is where my husband and I both work and spend our free time very often.

Positively Caring City Employees

Oscar Jasso and Dillion Boteler of the Environmental Services Department were out on their collection route, when they witnessed a resident collapse in their yard. Oscar and Dillion stayed with the resident, called 911, and followed the dispatcher’s instructions until medical attention could arrive.

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 “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.

Decatur Positively Glows With Summer Festivals

As of this weekend, summer is officially here! While there are always fun things to do in Decatur, our city truly shines during its summer festivals, bringing sights and sounds you won’t experience anywhere else.

Decatur was Positively Visionary When Creating the Jack Allen Recreation Complex

Jack Allen hosts numerous soccer events each year, including adult and youth international games, Alabama State Cup Championships, Presidents Cup, the NAIA Women’s Soccer Championships, USA Archery, River City Rivalry Lacrosse, and more.

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