Press Releases

September, 2020

Sep 18th, 2020

DeKalb census caravan

DeKalb County Presents the 2020 Census Caravan

As part of DeKalb County’s 2020 Census efforts, DeKalb County is conducting onsite census registrations at three locations and will have a vehicle caravan traverse throughout south DeKalb.


Sep 17th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Hold Virtual Master Plan Meeting for Rowland Road Property

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a third virtual public meeting on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m., to discuss the master plan for a property at 1227…

Sep 17th, 2020

East College Ave.

East College Avenue Lane Closure Begins on Sept. 21

On Sept. 21, portions of the westbound and eastbound lanes along East College Avenue, between Livingstone Place and Hillyer Avenue, will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., while crews work to…

Sep 15th, 2020

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson Partners with Kaiser Permanente to Host Town Hall on Flu and COVID-19

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is partnering with Kaiser Permanente to host a special countywide town hall to share important information on how to stay healthy through the COVID…

Sep 15th, 2020

Mental Health Fair

DeKalb County Police Department Mental Health Roundtable to Host Virtual Mental Health Fair

DeKalb County Police Department will host the department’s first Virtual Mental Health Fair from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23. Preregistration is required for this free event at www.…

Sep 15th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Offers Residents Free Flood Plain Information

The DeKalb County Roads and Drainage Division provides general flood plain information free of charge to county residents. The county participates in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA)…

Sep 15th, 2020

Made in the Shade

DeKalb Cooperative Extension Announces ‘Made in the Shade’ Virtual Class

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host a "Made in the Shade” Zoom class on Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. The class will be hosted by UGA Dekalb County Extension Services.

Attendees will learn how shady…

Sep 11th, 2020

Briarcliff map

Final Phase of $20 Million Briarcliff Corridor Water Main Replacement Begins Sept. 14

The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) is currently completing the Briarcliff Corridor Water Initiative project to replace 44,500 linear feet of aging water pipe. This $20 million…

Sep 11th, 2020

Lorraine Cochran-Johnson

DeKalb Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson to Host District 7 Homeowners Association Town Hall

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will host a special homeowners association webinar for District 7 residents to provide valuable information on best practices for running an…

Sep 11th, 2020

Dekalb County

Frazier Rowe Virtual Ribbon Cutting Set for Sept. 26

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly created pavilion at Frazier Rowe Park, 2886 Lavista Rd, Decatur, GA…