Press Releases

May, 2022

May 19th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb’s Paper Shredding Recycling Event Returns after Two-year Hiatus due to COVID-19

Participation free for DeKalb residents 

The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host a free paper shredding event Saturday, June 11, 2022, from 8 a.m.-noon, at the DeKalb County Sanitation…

May 19th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Host Virtual Community Meeting on N.H. Scott Pool Renovations May 25

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a community meeting to review the renovations of the N.H. Scott Pool Wednesday, May 25, at 5:30 p.m. 

The…

May 19th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Hold Second Community Meeting for Pleasantdale Park

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a second community meeting about Pleasantdale Park Thursday, June 23, from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. The meeting will be held in…

May 19th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb’s May Food Distribution: 5,000 Boxes to be Given Away to Fight High Grocery Prices

DeKalb County Government is partnering with local faith leaders to distribute 5,000 boxes of fresh fruit and vegetables, dozens of eggs and 10-pound bags of chicken hindquarters on Saturday, May 21…

May 19th, 2022

Dekalb County

Section of Palafox Drive NE to be Closed May 20

Palafox Drive NE, between Argonne Way NE and Woodland Hills Drive NE, will be closed to through-traffic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 20, to facilitate a large crane removal of a tree at 1135…

May 19th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Announces Memorial Day Holiday Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will run one day late as follows:

Monday, May 30 – Memorial Day…

May 19th, 2022

Dekalb County

Commissioner Larry Johnson Joins City, State, and County Organizations to Kick Off Infrastructure Week, Highlight Bipartisan Law's Impact Throughout Country

As the President of National Association of Counties (NACo) and DeKalb County, District 3 Commissioner, Commissioner Larry Johnson on Monday, May 16, will join leaders from the nation’s leading city…

May 16th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Voters Urged to Check Precinct Locations Ahead of May 24 Primary Election, Return Completed Absentee Ballots Now

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) is reminding voters who plan to cast ballots on May 24 to double check their voting precincts. 

Approximately 56,500 voters in DeKalb will…

May 16th, 2022

Dekalb County

Section of Palafox Drive NE to be Closed May 20

Palafox Drive NE, between Argonne Way NE and Woodland Hills Drive NE, will be closed to through-traffic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 20, to facilitate a large crane removal of a tree at 1135…

May 16th, 2022

Dekalb County

Lullwater Road Northeast Road Closure Begins on May 16

Construction to replace 24-inch stormwater pipe

 

On May 16, a portion of Lullwater Road Northeast, between The By Way Northeast and North Decatur Road, will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,…