Press Releases

July, 2019

Jul 19th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Begins Census Volunteer Recruitment Effort

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson is calling for volunteers to help DeKalb County reach a 100 percent response rate on the 2020 Census.

During National Night Out on Tuesday,…

Jul 19th, 2019

Dekalb County

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw to Host Quarterly in the Fourth Community Breakfast Meeting

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County District 4 Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will host his third Quarterly in the Fourth community breakfast meeting for 2019 on Saturday, July 27, from 9 to 11 a.m., at Stone…

Jul 18th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Statement on the Passing of James ‘Jim’ McMahan

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and the Board of Commissioners offer their sincerest condolences to the family and loved ones of former DeKalb County School District Board of…

Jul 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

Stone Mountain-Sue Kellogg Library Renovation to Kick Off July 29

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Public Library will host a ground breaking ceremony to kick off renovations to the Stone Mountain Sue-Kellogg Library on Monday, July 29, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will be…

Jul 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

Commissioner Larry Johnson Elected 2nd Vice President of National Association of Counties

Decatur, GA–DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson has been elected 2nd Vice President of the National Association of Counties (NACo).

“I am honored to be elected as NACo’s next 2nd Vice President…

Jul 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Host Back-to-School Giveaway on July 19

DECATUR, Ga. –  The DeKalb Human Services Department, Office of Youth Services, in partnership with the DeKalb Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department, will host a Back-to-School…

Jul 12th, 2019

ROAD CLOSURE MAP

Wellborn Road Closure Begins July 15

DECATUR, Ga. – Wellborn Road, between Covington Highway and DeKalb Medical Parkway, will be closed to through-traffic beginning at 9 a.m., Monday, July 15, through 9 p.m., Sunday, July 28, for road…

Jul 10th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Mobile Career Center July Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – WorkSource DeKalb announces its Mobile Career Center schedule for July. The center will be stationed at locations throughout DeKalb County to help put DeKalb County citizens back to…

Jul 10th, 2019

Dekalb County

Two Road Closures Scheduled July 12

DECATUR, Ga. – Two roads will be closed on Friday, July 12, from midnight to 11:59 p.m., due to filming.

Fannin Drive, between Rocky Pine Road and Salem Road, will be closed to through-traffic. The…

Jul 10th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Cooperative Extension Announces Tree Diagnostics Workshop

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host a Tree Diagnostics class on Aug. 13, from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. at The DeKalb County Extension Office Auditorium, located at 4380 Memorial Dr…