Press Releases

December, 2019

Dec 10th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Winter Break Mini Camp Starts Dec. 23

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will offer a Winter Break Day Camp, Dec. 23 – 31 and Jan. 2 - 3, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Camp will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 in…

Dec 5th, 2019

public safety

DeKalb CEO Proposes Public Safety Pay Increase

Today, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond recommended to the county Board of Commissioners a four-percent public safety salary increase. Included in the Fiscal Year 2020 budget proposal, the raise…

Dec 4th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Expects Traffic Increase Due to SEC Championship

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK) is preparing for an increase in operations Dec. 5-8 due to the NCAA SEC Championship game scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7, at Mercedes Benz Stadium in…

Dec 4th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Police Awarded $39,600 H.E.A.T. Enforcement Grant

DECATUR, Ga. – The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) has announced that the DeKalb County Police Department has received a Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic grant for the 2020 grant…

Dec 4th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Launches New Complaint and Flight Tracking Portal

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb-Peachtree Airport (PDK) has launched a new system for submitting complaints and tracking flights.

The system, called PublicVue, allows the public to view radar data for planes…

Dec 4th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb CEO to Propose Public Safety Pay Increase

DECATUR, Ga. – Tomorrow, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and county leaders will announce a proposal to significantly increase public safety salaries in the Fiscal Year 2020 budget.  

The…

Dec 3rd, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Watershed Management Receives Top Award

DECATUR, Ga. — The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) was recently recognized with a top award for outstanding wastewater collection system operations.

“After many years of…

Dec 3rd, 2019

Dekalb County

Airport Advisory Board to Meet Dec. 9

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at the DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Administration Building, 2000 Airport Road, Chamblee, GA…

November, 2019

Nov 27th, 2019

Dekalb County

Glenwood Road Sidewalk Ribbon Cutting Scheduled

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Glenwood Road Sidewalk project is the second phase of a three-part project. This phase adds approximately two miles of sidewalk along both sides of Glenwood Road from…

Nov 27th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee Meeting Dec. 6

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee will meet on Dec. 6, 2019, at noon, at the Maloof Building, fifth floor, Board of Commissioners’ conference room, 1300 Commerce Drive,…