Press Releases

January, 2021

Jan 15th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Certifies Jan. 5 Runoff Election Results

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Board (DeKalb VRE) unanimously certified the election results on Jan. 15, 2021, from the Jan. 5, 2021, runoff election for two U. S. Senate seats and the…

Jan 15th, 2021

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DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Announces Details for House District 90 Special Election

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) has finalized details for the special election to fill the vacant Georgia House District 90 seat, previously held by long-time lawmaker…

Jan 15th, 2021

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East College Avenue Lane Closure Begins on Jan. 18 between Pine and Maple Streets

On Jan. 18, a single westbound lane along East College Avenue, between Pine Street and Maple Street, will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., while crews work to rehabilitate 400 linear feet of ductile-…

Jan 15th, 2021

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East College Avenue Lane Closure Begins on Jan. 18 between Commerce Drive and Avery Street

On Jan. 18, portions of the westbound and eastbound lanes along East College Avenue, between Commerce Drive and Avery Street, will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., while crews work to rehabilitate…

Jan 15th, 2021

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East College Avenue Lane Closure Begins on Jan. 18 between Sams and Weeks Streets

On Jan. 18, portions of the Westbound and Eastbound lanes along East College Avenue, between Sams Street and Weeks Street, will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., while crews work to rehabilitate 230…

Jan 14th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Honor Youth during Annual MLK Celebration

DeKalb will honor a Rhodes scholar, two youth organizations engaged in human rights advocacy and a 14-year-old entrepreneur during the county’s 37th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.…

Jan 14th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Police Chief to Host First Community Q&A of 2021

 DeKalb County Police Chief Mirtha V. Ramos will host the department’s first Virtual Community Q&A of 2021. The Q&A will be broadcast at 6 p.m., Sunday, January 17, on the department’s…

Jan 12th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Hold Virtual Parks Citizens Advisory Board Meeting Jan. 26

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a virtual Parks Citizen Advisory Board Committee meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 6 p.m.

The meeting to discuss…

Jan 12th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioners Re-elect Steve Bradshaw as Presiding Officer and Lorraine Cochran-Johnson as Deputy Presiding Officer

The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners unanimously re-elected District 4 Commissioner Steve Bradshaw as presiding officer and Super District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson as deputy…

Jan 11th, 2021

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DeKalb to Celebrate MLK Holiday with Tribute and Food Distribution

DeKalb County will continue its longstanding tradition of celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by hosting its first food distribution of 2021 alongside an abbreviated program…