Press Releases

May, 2019

May 22nd, 2019

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DeKalb Park Association Receives Flag Football Grant

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs announces the Metro Athletics Network, on behalf of the Lithonia Lions, has been awarded $9,730 to fund the NFL Flag Football program.…

May 22nd, 2019

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DeKalb County Pools to Open May 25

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County’s pools will open Memorial Day weekend starting on Saturday, May 25. Residents can splash into summer by visiting a neighborhood pool. The official season runs May 25…

May 22nd, 2019

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DeKalb County Fire Rescue Open House May 30

The DeKalb County Fire Rescue Department will host its annual open house on Thursday, May 30, from 4 – 7 p.m. Residents will be able to tour fire safety equipment including ladder trucks and the…

May 22nd, 2019

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Marbut Road Closure Begins May 28

DECATUR, Ga. – Marbut Road, between Lithonia Industrial Boulevard and Phillips Road, will be closed to through-traffic beginning at 9 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, through 9 p.m., Friday, June 7, to replace…

May 22nd, 2019

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DeKalb to Host 18th Annual Memorial Day Program

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County government will join the Veterans Affairs Advisory Board of DeKalb County for its 18th annual Memorial Day Program at 11 a.m., Friday, May 24, at Manuel Maloof Auditorium…

May 22nd, 2019

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DeKalb County Statement on Agreement with U.S. Attorney’s Office to Pay $750,000 to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County has agreed to pay $750,000 to resolve alleged civil claims under federal law that may have occurred between 2013 and 2016. According to the allegations, former WorkSource…

May 17th, 2019

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Ponce de Leon Avenue Lane Closures on May 20

DECATUR, Ga. – On Monday, May 20, between at 8 p.m. and 4 a.m., the DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will close one traffic lane in both directions along Ponce de Leon Avenue at…

May 17th, 2019

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Commissioner Cochran-Johnson Co-sponsors Great American Franchise Expo

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is partnering with The Great American Franchise Expo to support her efforts in increasing business ownership in DeKalb County.

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May 17th, 2019

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Summer Camp Parents Orientation Scheduled for May 30

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is inviting parents to learn more about summer day camp programs during an orientation on Thursday, May 30, at 6:30 p.m. Summer day…

May 17th, 2019

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DeKalb Announces Sites to Participate in the 2019 Summer Food Service Program

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host the Summer Food Service Program from June 3 to July 19. This ongoing effort ensures that students have nutritious meals…