Press Releases

February, 2021

Feb 24th, 2021

Dekalb County

Correction Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson to Host Virtual Black History Program

Tonight, on Feb. 23, 2021, at 7 p.m., Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson will host a virtual Black History Panel Discussion titled, “The Evolution of Voting Rights in Black America: From Picking…

Feb 24th, 2021

Dekalb County

Statement from the DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections

As the body entrusted to oversee elections at the county level, the DeKalb County Board of Registration & Elections has a vested interest in the legislation being advanced by the Special…

Feb 23rd, 2021

Cultural Resource Assessment and Ground Penetrating Radar Survey: St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery

Cultural Resource Assessment and Ground Penetrating Radar Survey: St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery

Cultural Resource Assessment and Ground Penetrating Radar Survey: St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery

 

Feb 19th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections Updates Advance Voting Times for Two Special Elections

The DeKalb Board of Voter Registration and Elections approved slight changes to advance voting times for two upcoming elections.

The board voted to adjust all available advance voting times to begin…

Feb 19th, 2021

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DeKalb to Close Applications for Rental Assistance Due to Overwhelming Response

Monday, Feb. 22, will be the last day that tenants and landlords can apply for financial help through the DeKalb Tenant-Landlord Assistance Coalition (TLAC) program.

The online application will…

Feb 18th, 2021

Food distribution

DeKalb to Distribute 3,500 COVID-19 Survival Boxes

DeKalb County Government will distribute 3,500 COVID-19 Survival Boxes this weekend as part of its continuing effort to assist residents affected by the pandemic.

This monthly distribution will…

Feb 17th, 2021

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5,000 DeKalb Tenants and Landlords Apply for Financial Relief

Approximately 5,000 tenants and landlords have applied for financial help since the DeKalb Tenant-Landlord Assistance Coalition program opened Friday, Feb. 12.

According to Javoyne Hicks, DeKalb…

Feb 17th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee Meeting Feb. 26

The DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee will meet virtually on Feb. 26, 2021, at noon.

To view the meeting via Zoom, go to https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/84335519530.

To join by telephone,…

Feb 17th, 2021

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DeKalb Hosts First COVID-19 Vaccination Pop-Up Clinic for Seniors

The DeKalb County Human Services Department, in partnership with the DeKalb County Board of Health and District 5 Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson, recently helped 500 DeKalb seniors to get COVID-19…

Feb 16th, 2021

Food distribution

DeKalb Fights COVID-19 Food Insecurity by Distributing 3,500 Boxes of Produce and Chicken

DeKalb County Government continues to fight COVID-19 food insecurity during a monthly food distribution event scheduled for this weekend.

On Saturday, Feb. 20, the county will host four drive-…