Press Releases

October, 2019

Oct 17th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs to Host Blue Cork Wine Mixer

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host its inaugural Blue Cork Wine Mixer fundraising event on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Sugar Creek…

Oct 17th, 2019

Korey A.L. Barnes

DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Hires New Noise and Environmental Analyst

DECATUR, Ga. –  DeKalb-Peachtree Airport has hired Korey A.L. Barnes as its noise and environmental analyst.

Barnes has more than eight years of experience at Hartsfield-Jackson International…

Oct 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee Meeting Oct. 25

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee will meet on Oct. 25, 2019, at noon, at the Maloof Building, fifth floor, Board of Commissioners’ conference room, 1300 Commerce Drive,…

Oct 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Offers Residents Free Disposal at Landfill

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host the Third Annual Landfill Amnesty Day event on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the county-owned Seminole Road Landfill…

Oct 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Repair One of its Worst Repeat Sewer Spill Sites

DECATUR, GA.—A $3.2 million project will begin later this month to fix one of DeKalb County’s most problematic sewer spill sites.

From January 2014, to present, Hood Circle was the site of 12 sewer…

Oct 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Public Safety Celebrates Excellence

DECATUR, Ga.—The DeKalb County Department of Public Safety will hold its inaugural Public Safety Awards Breakfast on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at 8 a.m. at the Stone Ridge Event Center, located at…

Oct 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

Clark Harrison Building in Decatur Closed Today

DECATUR, Ga. – Clark Harrison Building, located at 330 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur, GA 30030 is closed today, Oct. 15.

Offices inside the Clark Harrison Building include Permitting, Business…

Oct 14th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Demolish Out-of-Service Water Tank

DECATUR, Ga. – On Monday, Oct. 14, the DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will begin work to demolish the out-of-service steel water tank located at the corner of West Howard…

Oct 11th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Contractor Cleaning Diesel Fuel from Creek near Rock Chapel Road

DECATUR, Ga. – Cleanup is underway after diesel fuel was discovered in Wesley Branch tributary near Rock Chapel Road and Hightower Trail in unincorporated Lithonia.

DeKalb County Fire Rescue’s…

Oct 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

Park Advisory Committee to Meet Oct. 16

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb Park Advisory Committee meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 6 p.m., at West Exchange Place, 1950 West Exchange Place, Tucker, GA 30084. The meeting will take…