Must Reschedule our Median Day

Apologies to all. We must reschedule our Max the Median morning set for Saturday. Several utility companies have not completed their inspections, so we cannot dig. We’ll send an update when we set a new date.

Please note two upcoming dates. The next Greater Hidden Hills CDC meeting is 10 a.m., April 14, at Mainstreet Community Center.

And, join the fun on Earth Day, April 21, 9 – 12.  We’re meeting at Hairston Park to clear trails, make a forested area next to the playground a safer place for kids to play, and pick up litter.

All the details are found at this link:

This project is a joint effort of Friends of Hairston Park and ParkPride. Please sign in for the Earth Day event whether you can help for an hour or the morning. It will help the non-profit show community support, and that’s vital when it asks for grants.

Give 60 Minutes and Build Community Pride

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Phyllis Frierson and volunteers enjoying the last spruce-up day.

Join the effort to make a positive difference in our community. Saturday, March 24, 9:45 a.m., we will brighten a key stretch of S. Hairston near Redan (across from Kroger). The median will get spruced up with a dozen new plants and fresh mulch.

You may park between Wendy’s and Doo’s Seafood or in the shopping center parking lots.

The work is fun and satisfying.  Keep DeKalb Beautiful staff will have the holes dug for the plants. We put them in the ground and spread the mulch. Bring your gloves, a shovel and a metal rake.

A dozen volunteers can knock this out in an hour. Please come! The result will please you every time you drive down S. Hairston. It will remind people that our community cares about its appearance.

If you have questions, write to

Volunteer Cleans Up Marta Stops

Erica Weaver got tired of seeing trash around Marta stops on Redan Road and Panola. She contacted the right parties, and voila!  There are now trash cans at six Marta stops. One person can make a difference!


Join Erica and other great people at the next Greater Hidden Hills Community Development Corp. meeting:  March 17, 10 a.m., Mainstreet Community Center, 5001 Mainstreet Park, Stone Mountain.