Press Releases

March, 2019

Mar 19th, 2019

First 10 Miles of SPLOST Paving Complete

DECATUR, Ga. – The first 10 miles of the worst roads in DeKalb have been resurfaced through the special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) program. An additional 22 miles of resurfacing is…

Mar 18th, 2019

DeKalb Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs to Hold Kite Festival

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host the first Kites over DeKalb Festival on Sunday, April 14, from noon to 4 p.m. at Wade Walker Park, 5605…

Mar 18th, 2019

DeKalb Water Main Project Repairs Begin March 20

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will close three traffic lanes along Glenwood Road to conduct water main installation work at Glendale Drive. The lane…

Mar 15th, 2019

DeKalb Announces Fourth Annual Poetry Slam

DECATUR, Ga. –DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host its fourth annual Poetry Slam on Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m., located at Mason Mill Recreation Center, 1340 McConnell…

Mar 15th, 2019

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension Announces Green Industry Update

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will have a Green Industry Update training on Thursday, March 21, from 7:30 a.m. to noon at DeKalb County Cooperative Extension, 4380 Memorial Dr.…

Mar 15th, 2019

ROAD CLOSURE MAP

Two Road Closures Begin March 16

DECATUR, Ga. – Powell Lane, between Clairmont Road to Clairmont Circle, will be closed to through-traffic beginning at 4:30 a.m., Saturday, March 16, through 6 p.m., Sunday, March 17, due to filming…

Mar 14th, 2019

SPLOST Open Houses to be Held in April

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County will host three special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) open houses in April to give citizens an opportunity to review work completed, find out what is in…

Mar 14th, 2019

DeKalb to Host Business Opportunity Reverse Trade Show and Procurement Summit

DECATUR, Ga. – In celebration of National Procurement Month, DeKalb County is set to host its third annual Business Opportunity Reverse Trade Show and Procurement Summit. The free event is from 9 a.m…

Mar 13th, 2019

DeKalb Begins National Ambulance Provider Search

DECATUR, Ga. – Today, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced that the county has begun a national search to select an ambulance transport provider.

“DeKalb County has worked with our…

Mar 12th, 2019

DeKalb New Day Project to Replace 102,000 Water Meters

DECATUR, Ga. – Today, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced the New Day: Water Meter Exchange and Upgrade Initiative, a three-year program to replace 102,000 aging and potentially defective…