Press Releases

February, 2023

Feb 1st, 2023

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Hold Black History Month Food Distribution Feb. 4

5,000 boxes will be distributed

On Saturday, Feb. 4, DeKalb County Government is partnering with local faith leaders to celebrate Black History Month by distributing 5,000 boxes of food.

“With…

January, 2023

Jan 31st, 2023

Dekalb County

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens, DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond Announce Protection and Enhancement of the Environment and Local Economy as Part of Planned Public Safety Training Center

Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond are partnering to ensure the planned Atlanta Public Safety Training Center will protect and enhance the surrounding environment,…

Jan 28th, 2023

Celia Way water main break

DeKalb Crews Onsite to Repair Water Main Break on Celia Way (10:50 a.m. update)

DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) crews are working to a repair a 36-inch-diameter water main break on Celia Way in unincorporated Decatur.

Customers may experience low to no…

Jan 28th, 2023

Dekalb County

DeKalb Crews Onsite to Repair Water Main Break on Celia Way

DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) crews are working to a repair a 36-inch-diameter water main break along Celia Way in unincorporated Decatur.

DeKalb crews are onsite to assess…

Jan 27th, 2023

Dekalb County

Barbashela Creek Sewer Replacement Project Officially Begins Feb. 6

Efforts to improve the watershed system throughout DeKalb County continues on Monday, Feb. 6, with the anticipated launch of the Barbashela Creek Sewer Replacement Project.

The sewer replacement…

Jan 26th, 2023

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Passes Text Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance to Manage the Growth of Small Box Discount Retail Stores

New amendments set distance requirements and best practices to deter adverse effects of documented proliferation of small box discount retail stores in south and unincorporated DeKalb County

On Dec…

Jan 26th, 2023

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Open Warming Centers Jan. 26 and Jan. 27

DeKalb County will open the following warming centers for residents to use on Thursday, Jan. 26, and Friday, Jan. 27, beginning at 8 p.m.:


Fire Station 3, 100 N. Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates…

Jan 26th, 2023

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections Board to Meet Jan. 27

The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections meeting for the purpose of conducting its normal monthly business will be held on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, at 1 p.m.

This is an in-person meeting, to be…

Jan 20th, 2023

DKPD

DeKalb County Police to Increase Patrols in Neighborhoods Near Intrenchment Creek

The DeKalb County Police Department will be increasing visibility and patrols in neighborhoods near Intrenchment Creek. These include neighborhoods in the vicinity of Fayetteville Road, Key Road and…

Jan 19th, 2023

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Open Warming Centers Jan. 20 and Jan. 22

DeKalb County will open the following warming centers for residents to use on Friday, Jan. 20, and Sunday, Jan. 22, beginning at 8 p.m.:


Fire Station 3, 100 N. Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates,…