Press Releases

March, 2020

Mar 15th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Implements ‘Socially Distant Service Delivery’ Strategy

 

In order to protect county workers from the spread of COVID-19, DeKalb County will restrict access to all government buildings and facilities to the public starting Monday, March 16.

“We are…

Mar 13th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Activates COVID-19 Emergency Response Plan

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has directed all county departments to activate their emergency operations plans to protect the public and employees while ensuring the continuation of essential…

Mar 13th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Public Library to Close March 14

The Executive Committee of the DeKalb County Public Library Board (DCPL) of Trustees voted to close all branch libraries at the end of regular operating hours on Saturday, March 14, 2020, until…

Mar 13th, 2020

Dekalb County

Briarwood Recreation Center No Longer Advance Polling Location

Due to the closing of Brookhaven Briarwood Recreation Center until at least April 3, the recreation center will not serve as an advance voting polling location for the March 24, 2020, presidential…

Mar 13th, 2020

Dekalb County

Absentee Ballot Applications Due March 20

Applications to vote absentee by mail in the March 24 presidential preference primary and special election must be submitted no later than Friday, March 20, 2020.

All absentee ballots must be…

Mar 13th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Pothole Patrol Continues Work Saturday

DeKalb County is again deploying its pothole patrol to quickly repair potholes created and worsened by near-record rainfalls of more than 20 inches over the past 60 days. Since work kicked off last…

Mar 10th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Leaders to Host Coronavirus Virtual Town Hall

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond, the Board of Commissioners, District Health Director Dr. S. Elizabeth Ford and DeKalb County School District Interim Superintendent Ramona Tyson will host a…

Mar 6th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Kicks Off Pothole Repair Program Saturday

DeKalb County is deploying more resources to quickly repair potholes created and worsened by near-record rainfalls of more than 20 inches over the past 60 days.

“One of the most visible…

Mar 6th, 2020

Dekalb County

Brookhaven and DeKalb County Announce New Emergency Medical Services Hub

On March 5, DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond, Brookhaven Mayor John Ernst, DeKalb Fire Chief Darnell Fullum and AMR Vice President Chris Valentin announced the phase-in of operations of the new Emergency…

Mar 6th, 2020

Dekalb County

Airport Advisory Board to Meet March 9

The DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 9, at 7 p.m. at the DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Administration Building, 2000 Airport Road, Chamblee, GA 30341. The…