Sheila Pirtle wants to open a florist shop at 749 Danville Road S.W., next to Roselawn Funeral Home and Roselawn Cemetery, but the Decatur Planning Commission is recommending against rezoning the property for a business. [ERIC FLEISCHAUER/DECATUR DAILY]

Sheila Pirtle believes she has the perfect location for a florist shop at her Danville Road Southwest house because it’s surrounded by two cemeteries and two funeral homes, but the property's residential zoning may keep the business from opening.

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Steve Slaten

Can the city actually take her property for a park? Heaven knows Decatur could use a florist shop.. Decatur Nursery closed in the last year and that basically leaves two choices who can set prices as they choose.

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