Press Releases

January, 2021

Jan 8th, 2021

Dekalb County

Applications for DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market Stops Now Open

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension is calling for applications for Fresh on DeK, the DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market, stops for 2021. The deadline to apply is Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.

Launched in May…

Jan 8th, 2021

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DeKalb Announces Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 18, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised collection…

Jan 7th, 2021

Dekalb County

Airport Advisory Board to Meet Jan. 11

The DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 11, at 5:30 p.m.

The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom at…

Jan 7th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Larry Johnson to Host Panel Seeking Solutions for Drag Racing in DeKalb County

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson will host a virtual panel discussion regarding illegal street racing on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, from 6 to 7 p.m.   

Commissioner Johnson will…

Jan 6th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Update

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) resumed counting on Jan. 6, at 11:30 a.m., at 4380 Memorial Drive in Decatur.

Outstanding ballots include provisional ballots and absentee…

Jan 4th, 2021


DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Prepares for Jan. 5 Runoff Election  

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) is ready for what is slated to be a historic runoff on Jan. 5, when voters will decide two U.S. Senate seats from Georgia and the Georgia Public…

Jan 4th, 2021


DeKalb Parks Announces First Participant to Complete Junior Ranger Program

A nine-year-old DeKalb County resident has become the  first participant to the Junior Ranger Program, created by the DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs. The…

Jan 3rd, 2021

 In Memory of Police Sgt. Daniel Mobley

Statement from DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond

“On behalf of the Board of Commissioners, the employees and residents of DeKalb County, I express our deepest sympathy and offer our prayers to the family and friends of Police Sgt. Daniel Mobley who…

December, 2020

Dec 23rd, 2020

Dekalb County

Judge Vincent Crawford Reappointed as Chief Judge of Juvenile Court

The Superior Court judges, under the leadership of Chief Judge Asha Jackson, has approved the reappointment of Judge Vincent Crawford as chief judge of Juvenile Court for another two-year term. The…

Dec 22nd, 2020

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DeKalb Launches Mobile Wellness Units to Fight COVID-19 Pandemic

Today, DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond and Dr. S. Elizabeth Ford, district health director, announced the launch of two step vans funded with federal CARES Act money that will be owned and deployed by…