Press Releases

January, 2019

Jan 22nd, 2019

North Druid Hills Water Main Repairs Completed

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management has repaired the water main and restored service caused by a leak at 2334 North Druid Hills Road NE, near the intersection of…

Jan 22nd, 2019

DeKalb County Responds to Two Water Main Leaks

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are on the scene of two water main leaks.

DeKalb County crews continue to assess the source of the water leak and work to make…

Jan 22nd, 2019

Water Main Break Affecting Traffic near Intersection of Briarcliff and North Druid Hills Roads

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are on the scene of a water main break located at 2334 North Druid Hills Road NE, near the intersection of Briarcliff and North…

Jan 22nd, 2019

DeKalb County Opens Three Warming Centers

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County will open three warming centers for citizens to use as overnight temperatures are expected to remain below freezing. The following stations will open Sunday, Jan. 20, at…

Jan 18th, 2019

County Contractors Deploy Additional Resources for SPLOST Paving Program

DECATUR, Ga. – For the first time, four paving crews are simultaneously deployed around DeKalb addressing its worst roads through the special option local sales tax (SPLOST) program.

The roads…

Jan 18th, 2019

DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Adult Softball League Registration

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Adult Softball League registration is now open.

The registration fee is $420 per team and a $20 per person fee will…

Jan 15th, 2019

DeKalb to Honor Restaurateurs during MLK Celebration

DECATUR, Ga. – The owners of This Is It BBQ & Seafood and Matthews Cafeteria will be recognized Friday, Jan. 18, during DeKalb County’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration program.

The…

Jan 18th, 2019

DeKalb Commissioner Jeff Rader Announces 2019 Committee Assignments

DECATUR, Ga.–Commissioner Jeff Rader announces the revised 2019 Board of Commissioners committee assignments:

First and Third Tuesdays (“Committee of the Whole” days)


Finance, Audit & Budget…

Jan 14th, 2019

DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Host Meeting for Glen Emerald Lake Renovation Plan

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host a renovation planning meeting for the Glen Emerald Lake and dam on Jan. 31, at 7 p.m., at Gresham…

Jan 14th, 2019

WorkSource DeKalb Announces Workforce Wednesday

DECATUR, Ga. – WorkSource DeKalb will host its “Workforce Wednesday” event on Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 2500 Clairmont Road, Atlanta…