Press Releases

September, 2021

Sep 21st, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Fall Break Mini Camp Registration Now Open

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs has opened registration for the fall break mini camp program.

The fall break mini camp is for ages 5 -15, runs Oct. 7, 8 and 11…

Sep 17th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson Allocates Reserve Funding for Two Neighborhood Master Site Plans

Ethiopian Community Association and DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs to receive funding

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is allocating a total of $55,500…

Sep 17th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson Encourages Residents to Help Save Lives on Sept. 29

Be a sickle cell fighter by donating blood

DeKalb County District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is encouraging residents to donate blood to the American Red Cross to help save lives on…

Sep 17th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Larry Johnson to Host Let’s Move DeKalb! Keeping Our Families Fit and Healthy

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson and Center Helping Obesity in Children End Successfully (C.H.O.I.C.E.S.) extends its partnership to give back to the community to help families sustain and…

Sep 17th, 2021

Dekalb County

Section of Morris Avenue to be Closed Sept. 21

Morris Avenue, between Archdale Drive and Lawrenceville Highway, will be closed to through-traffic from 7 a.m. Tuesday, September 21 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, to facilitate the installation of a…

Sep 16th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Hold Virtual Parks Citizens Advisory Board Meeting Sept. 28

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a virtual Parks Citizen Advisory Board Committee meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m.

The meeting to discuss…

Sep 16th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Ethics Board to Meet Sept. 23, 2021

The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom at https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/88137432677.

Join by phone…

Sep 17th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Seeks Public Input on Hazard Mitigation Plan

Virtual kickoff meeting scheduled

The DeKalb Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is in the process of updating the county’s Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) and will conduct a virtual kickoff meeting for…

Sep 14th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Seeks Volunteers for Virtual Tutoring Program

Experience Corps program brings students and seniors together

The DeKalb County Human Services Department is recruiting volunteers to participate in their tutoring program designed to help DeKalb…

Sep 14th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioner to Hold Tenant & Landlord Eviction Relief Virtual Town Hall

Hosted by Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson

DeKalb County District 5 Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson will host a "Tenant & Landlord Eviction Relief" virtual town hall on Thursday, Sept.…