The proposed rewrite of Decatur's zoning ordinance would reduce the number of zoning districts and change their definitions, require a new commercial building to have more green space and allow neighboring businesses to count shared parking toward development requirements in some instances.

Dexter, left, is a male black and white terrier blend. He is about 1 year old and weighs about 45 pounds. Sweet Potato, center, is a female gray tabby domestic short hair blend. She is about 8 years old and weighs 6.8 pounds. Mercy, right, is a white female bulldog blend. She is about 2 year…

There is something beautiful about the warm light on a winter morning. With the light I was given one morning this month, I decided to start the day looking for a slice-of-life photograph.

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