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Young Professionals in Decatur Are Positively the Best and Brightest!

The Best and Brightest Initiative is the first comprehensive incentive package in the nation for STEM young talent, and the 7-year-old program is growing rapidly.

Carnegie Carnival Is Positively Fun!

In 2012, the Carnegie Visual Arts Center presented Decatur’s first Mardi Gras-style celebration with the “Carnegie Carnival.” Charter members created a season that spans from Carnival Petition to the King and Queen to open the royal season to Twelfth Night in January to candidate events and culminates with the Carnegie Carnival parades, always held on the Saturday before Fat Tuesday.

The Jones Family Is Positively Loving Decatur!

All of my travels, far and wide, finally led me back to North Alabama, where I belong. It’s here in Decatur that my wife from Arizona and my kids from California have finally found their roots. Decatur, Alabama, is our home now, and we positively love it.

Built for the Birds, Wheeler National Wildlife Positively Dazzles All Year Long

Each winter, anywhere from 10,000 to 25,000 temporary residents show up to bring an experience that’s positively Decatur. The guests? Migrating sandhill cranes and even several pairs of extremely rare whooping cranes.

River Clay Fine Arts Festival Is Positively Educational!

River Clay Fine Arts Festival is Positively Educational! The Positively Decatur team is please to have Stevi Price, the immediate past president of the River Clay Fine Arts board of directors, share her perspective as an educator. Share this story social social Email To The River Clay Fine Arts Festival (RCFAF) has evolved into an […]

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.