News Releases

December, 2018

  • Dec 14th, 2018

    DECATUR, Ga.- DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has proposed a three-percent pay raise and a $15-per-hour minimum wage to help retain and attract talented employees who are motivated to provide...

  • Dec 14th, 2018

    DECATUR, Ga. – On Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., one lane in each direction on North Druid Hills Road. N.E. will be closed.
    The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will...

  • Dec 14th, 2018

    DECATUR, Ga. – Since January 2017, DeKalb County’s blight remediation program has demolished or abated 292 vacant, abandoned or poorly maintained properties. The county’s efforts to eradicate blight...

  • Dec 14th, 2018

    DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County Police Officer Edgar Isidro Flores was fatally shot on Thursday, Dec. 13, at approximately 5 p.m., near the intersection of Candler and Tilson Roads.
    Flores, 24, was...

  • Dec 13th, 2018

    The DeKalb County Police Department will hold a graduation ceremony for the recruitment class of the 114th DeKalb Police Academy tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at 11 a.m.
    WHO:             DeKalb...

  • Dec 12th, 2018

    DECATUR, Ga. — The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) was recently recognized with two awards for wastewater collection system and water quality.
    DWM was awarded the 2018 Gold...

  • Dec 12th, 2018

    DECATUR, Ga.–The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs has postponed its ribbon-cutting ceremony for the county’s newest pier scheduled for Friday, Dec. 14.
    The ceremony will be...

  • Dec 10th, 2018

    DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb officials are urging residents to exercise caution on the roads as there is potential for black ice on roads for Tuesday morning.
    As a result of the potential inclement weather...

  • Dec 10th, 2018

    DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County will demolish an abandoned Scottdale property on Wednesday, Dec. 12.  At the beginning of 2017, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond allocated $3.8 million in funds...

  • Dec 7th, 2018

    DECATUR, Ga. — The DeKalb County Office of Public Safety is hosting a job fair on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fire Rescue headquarters, 1950 West Exchange Place, Tucker, GA...

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