Good morning, Decatur and Avondale Estates. Here are 5 Things to know about Wednesday, Aug. 22.
1. Weather. Mostly sunny highs in the mid-80s, lows in the mid-60s.
2. Help the DEF. The Decatur Education Foundation is collecting gently children's book for its annual used book sale Sept. 1 and 2. You can drop off books at , and elementary schools; the ; ; and .
4. Free class. The National Alliance on Mental Illness DeKalb presents a free 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with serious mental illness. The class starts Aug. 26 in Decatur. Contact Janice at 770-498-5992 to sign up.
5. On this date. In 1933, a 10-foot long rattlesnake with a girth of 18 inches and 61 rattles was killed near Waynesboro, Ga. It was thought to be the largest rattlesnake killed in Georgia to that point.