Press Releases

August, 2021

Aug 4th, 2021

Dekalb County

District 7 Commissioner to Host 2nd Annual DeKalb County Business Owner Virtual Summit

Featuring informational sessions and discussions on navigating businesses through COVID-19

DeKalb County is home to many entrepreneurs and small business owners who are integral to the economic…

Aug 4th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Watershed Performing Maintenance on 30-Inch Water Main near Katie Kerr Drive

On Monday, Aug. 9, DeKalb County and its contractors will repair a leaking 16-inch water line on Peachcrest Road, between Maplehurst Drive and Columbia Drive. Work is expected to last…

Aug 4th, 2021

CEO Thurmond at vax event

CEO Thurmond: Vaccination and COVID-19 Testing ‘A Huge Success’

Today, July 31, DeKalb County, in partnership with the DeKalb County Board of Health and Medcura Health, administered more than 230 COVID-19 vaccinations and tested more than 50 adults and children…

Aug 4th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Judge Issues Emergency 60-Day Moratorium on Evictions

CEO Thurmond to propose larger payments to landlords

DeKalb County Superior Court Chief Judge Asha Jackson signed an emergency judicial order on Friday, July 30, 2021, creating a countywide eviction…

Aug 4th, 2021

Dekalb County

Peachcrest Road Water Infrastructure Replacement Project Scheduled for Aug. 5

Crews to repair 16-inch water main

On Thursday, Aug. 5, DeKalb County and its contractors will repair a leaking 16-inch water line on Peachcrest Road, between Maplehurst Drive and Columbia Drive.…

Aug 4th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees to Meet August 9

DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 9, 2021. This meeting will be conducted via teleconference (Zoom). A Finance Committee…

July, 2021

Jul 30th, 2021

Dekalb County

Youth Soccer Registration Now Open

Aug. 16 last day to register

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs youth soccer registration is now open to August 16. The soccer program is geared for youth ages U6 – U12 and will…

Jul 29th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Larry Johnson to Host T.H.R.I.V.E. in Biz Virtual Fireside Chat

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson will host T.H.R.I.V.E. in Biz virtual fireside chat Thursday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m.

The Technology, Health, Readiness, Infrastructure, Vulnerable Populations…

Jul 30th, 2021

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Arcadia Avenue Lane Closure Begins on Aug. 2

Construction to repair 532 linear feet of aging sewer pipe

On Aug. 2, a portion of the southbound lane along South Columbia Drive, between Craigie Avenue and East College Avenue, will be closed from…

Jul 30th, 2021

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South Columbia Drive Lane Closure Begins on Aug. 2

Construction to repair 557 linear feet of aging sewer pipe

On Aug. 2, a portion of the northbound lane along South Columbia Drive, between Missionary Drive and Derrydown Way, will be closed from 9…