Press Releases

November, 2019

Nov 12th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Opens Warming Centers

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County will open two warming centers for citizens to use overnight as temperatures are expected to be below freezing. The following stations will open Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m…

Nov 8th, 2019

Dekalb County

Comanche Drive Water Main Repairs Completed

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews have completed repairs on a 6-inch water main on Comanche Drive.

Extensive repairs included installing and reconnecting new pipe…

Nov 8th, 2019

Dekalb County

Water Main Repairs Underway on Comanche Drive

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are in the process of making repairs on a 6-inch water main on Comanche Drive.

More extensive repairs are required to…

Nov 8th, 2019

Dekalb County

Water Main Repairs Underway on Comanche Drive

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are in the process of making repairs on a 6-inch water main on Comanche Drive.

Approximately 20 residential customers on…

Nov 6th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond’s Statement on the Nov. 5 Ethics Vote

DECATUR, Ga.--“The DeKalb voters have spoken. The focus now shifts back to the General Assembly where the legislative process begins anew. DeKalb’s State House and Senate delegations must craft…

Nov 4th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Deploy New Sanitation Collection Trucks in December

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will deploy 46 new automated side loader (ASL) sanitation collection trucks by December 2019. Operated by a single driver, the technologically…

Nov 1st, 2019

Dekalb County

Scott Boulevard Water Main Replacement Project Update

DECATUR, Ga. – Lane closures along Scott Boulevard/ Lawrenceville Highway, between DeKalb Industrial Way and Jordan Lane, have been extended until Nov. 16.

The right eastbound traffic lane along…

October, 2019

Oct 31st, 2019

Dekalb County

Victims of Plane Crash in DeKalb County Identified

DECATUR, Ga.—The DeKalb County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the two victims of the plane crash that occurred Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019.

The victims were identified as Leslie Csanyi Jr.,…

Oct 31st, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Extends Condolences to Families of Plane Crash Victims

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County Government and DeKalb-Peachtree Airport extend sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in yesterday’s plane crash. DeKalb County…

Oct 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

Two Confirmed Dead after Plane Crashes in DeKalb

3:35 p.m.

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County Fire Rescue has confirmed that a second victim died in a plane crash near Chamblee this morning.

2:47 p.m.

All lanes of I-85 Frontage Road, near Peachtree…