Press Releases

January, 2022

Jan 18th, 2022

Dekalb County

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson to Host Town Hall Addressing DeKalb County’s Housing Climate

Information on assistance programs and affordable housing for seniors, homeowners and renters to be discussed

District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will host a special town hall to…

Jan 16th, 2022

MLK

NEW TIME: DeKalb to Distribute Thousands of COVID-19 Test Kits on MLK Jr. Day

Distribution to begin at 2 p.m. at three sites

DeKalb County will distribute thousands of COVID-19 tests tomorrow, Monday, Jan. 17, beginning at 2 p.m.

DeKalb County will distribute COVID-19 rapid…

Jan 14th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Police Chief to Host First Community Q&A of 2022

Event will be livestreamed Tuesday, Jan. 25, on Facebook & Twitter

DeKalb County Police Chief Mirtha V. Ramos will host the department’s first virtual community Q&A of 2022. The question-and…

Jan 14th, 2022

DeKalb County will commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King

DeKalb to Distribute 3,500 Boxes of Food and 10,000 COVID-19 Test Kits this Weekend

DeKalb County will commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a weekend marked with a food distribution, COVID-19 test distribution and prayer.

 

“The Board of Commissioners and I…

Jan 14th, 2022

Keisha Smith

DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections Announces New Executive Director

Keisha Smith unanimously approved by Elections Board, begins Feb. 14

The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections unanimously selected its next executive director during a recent meeting and…

Jan 13th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Ethics Board to Meet Jan. 20

The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a board meeting on Thursday, Jan. 20 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom at https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/88137432677. Residents can join by…

Jan 13th, 2022

Dekalb County

Appalachee Drive Water Meter Replacement Project Begins Jan. 18

Connection may cause water outages

DeKalb County and its contractors will continue the water meter replacement on Appalachee Drive.

Work is planned for Tuesday, Jan. 18, through Friday, Jan. 21,…

Jan 12th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Opens Three Warming Centers for Two Nights

DeKalb County will open three warming centers for residents to use overnight for the next two nights.

Warming centers will be open in the following DeKalb County Fire Stations tonight, Jan. 12, and…

Jan 12th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Commemorate Life of Dr. King with Weekend of Service

Events include food and COVID-19 test distributions

DeKalb County will commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a weekend marked with a food distribution, COVID-19 test distribution…

Jan 6th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Sanitation Crews Working through Weekend to Service Missed Households

Due to significant COVID-19-related staffing challenges within its residential collection team, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division is currently experiencing service delays for recycling and yard…