Press Releases

August, 2019

Aug 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Host Tire Disposal Events in September

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Sanitation Division, in partnership with the Tire Management Unit of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, will host two Tire Amnesty Day events on Saturday…

Aug 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Host Memorial Drive Revitalization Design Workshop

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County will host a design workshop about the future of the Memorial Drive corridor.

The workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, from 1 to 8 p.m., at Georgia Piedmont…

Aug 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Magistrate Court Fee Increase Begins Sept. 1

DECATUR, Ga. – On Sept. 1, 2019, House Bill 307 becomes effective and will require fee increases for Abandoned Motor Vehicle (AMV) filings in all Magistrate Courts in Georgia. HB 307 requires that…

Aug 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Host Second Annual Doggie Splash Paw-looza Event to feature swimsuit photo contest

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host a Doggie Splash Paw-looza on Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Midway Park Pool, located at 3181…

Aug 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Announces Labor Day Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – In observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised collection schedule…

Aug 17th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb $131 Million Property Tax Relief Coming Soon

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County property owners will receive $131 million in property tax relief soon.

“DeKalb is committed to delivering high-quality services while providing substantial property tax…

Aug 12th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Cooperative Extension Announces Winter Lawn Class

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host a "Getting Your Lawn Ready for Winter” class on Aug. 27, from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. at the DeKalb County Extension Office Auditorium, located…

Aug 12th, 2019

ROAD CLOSURE MAP

Frazier Road Closure Begins Aug. 13

DECATUR, Ga. – Frazier Road between Lavista Road and Pangborn Road, will be closed to through-traffic beginning at 6 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 13, through 6 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, to conduct a railroad…

Aug 9th, 2019

Dekalb County

Are You a Victim of Domestic Violence in DeKalb County?

DECATUR, Ga. – In an emergency, the DeKalb County Police Department is encouraging victims of domestic violence to contact 911 for immediate assistance. The county has also partnered with several…

Aug 9th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Recycling Program Diverts 21,000 Tons from Landfill

DECATUR, Ga. – In the past 18 months, DeKalb County Sanitation Division’s residential single-stream recycling program has diverted more than 21,000 tons of recyclable materials from the Seminole Road…