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  • Park and Recreation Appreciation Month

    Filed Under: Uncategorized

    Every city has a history made up of thousands of stories that help to define it. In Decatur, our Parks and Recreation Department plays a huge role in writing our story. Decatur Parks and Recreation provides opportunities for residents and visitors in our communities to create their own stories, as well. Parks are at the center […]

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  • Bunch of Brunch

    Filed Under: MoCo Blog

    Calling all brunch lovers! Decatur has several delicious, local brunch options that you’ll love. If you’re not hungry yet, you will be after reading about all these delicious spots! Such-N-Such Big Ole Biscuits Our friends at Such-N-Such are serving up breakfast deliciousness on Saturdays only! Run do NOT walk to try the Sasquatch Biscuits. Not […]

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  • All About Decatur's Balloon Pilot

    Filed Under: MoCo Blog

    I Grew up in Hartselle, Alabama graduated from Morgan County High School in 1973. I have lived in Decatur since 1980. My first job was at a little place named Branded Burgers in Hartselle, then Point Mallard for the summer of ’72 and ’73.  I worked for Central Bank Computer Service from ’73 to ’75, […]

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  • Corporate Spaces and Wide Open Places

    Filed Under: MoCo Blog

    Throughout the past year, we’ve learned that the best way to overcome hardship is to lean on each other – unfortunately, the novel coronavirus pandemic has made that quite (literally!) impossible. As the world returns back to what we consider our new normal, we’d like to take a minute to highlight some corporate spaces and […]

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  • Eating Your Way Through Hartselle, Alabama From A TO Z

    Filed Under: Visit Decatur AL Ambassador Corner

    I wondered recently what it would look like to find a dish at each of Hartselle’s restaurants that would get me completely through the alphabet. Preference, of course, went to locally owned businesses, but in order to have 26 different places, a couple of chains made their way onto this list. Here’s what I came […]

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  • Dishing Up Good Eats From A to Z in Decatur and Priceville

    Filed Under: Visit Decatur AL Ambassador Corner

    Decatur and Priceville are blessed with some wonderful locally owned restaurants, cafes and diners that serve up dishes the rest of the country can only dream about. Let’s take a stroll through the alphabet to give you a sampling of what the menus at each place might have in store for hungry diners. A – […]

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  • Honoring Decatur’s African-American Trailblazers

    Filed Under: 2021 Press Releases

    February is Black History Month and Decatur, Ala. offers plenty of things to see, do and experience to honor African-American heritage and the numerous contributions Black Alabamians have made to the community. Locals and visitors looking to explore this part of Decatur’s history will want to have a copy of Decatur Morgan County Tourism’s brochure, […]

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  • Collaborative Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge and Cook Museum Scavenger Hunt

    Filed Under: Uncategorized

    Decatur Morgan County Tourism is proud to collaborate with The Cook Museum of Natural Science and Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge on this new and exciting scavenger hunt. You will find a wonderful opportunity to explore all of the natural wonders! Download Scavenger Hunt!

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  • Well Dressed Life Local Gift Guide

    Filed Under: Uncategorized, Visit Decatur AL Ambassador Corner

    I know, I know – Amazon is convenient and tempting in times like these. But when it comes to one-of-a-kind gifts, customer service, and unique finds that help support the local economy and the amazing store owners who work so hard – well it’s no contest! This year I have personally committed to shop local […]

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  • Food for the Soul

    Filed Under: Uncategorized

    The South has always been known for its down home cooking and when traveling to Decatur, visitors are encouraged to bring their appetites. Decatur Morgan County Tourism has compiled a list of the best Southern-style restaurants featuring soul food, comfort food and homemade meals. “When heading to Decatur, you better bring your appetite,” said Decatur […]

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