Press Releases

May, 2019

May 17th, 2019

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Wells Street Road Closure Begins May 17

DECATUR, Ga. – Wells Street, between Hobbs Street and North Clarendon, will be closed to through-traffic beginning at 9 a.m., Friday, May 17, through 9 p.m., Tuesday, June 4, for the installation of…

May 17th, 2019

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DeKalb Works Provides 400 Jobs for DeKalb Youth

DECATUR, Ga.—Four hundred youth get summer jobs through the 2019 DeKalb Works Summer Youth Employment Program. More than 2,700 youth applied for the positions.

The program, in its third year, has…

May 14th, 2019

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DeKalb SPLOST Program Paves 35 Miles, 107 Roads

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County contractors have finished resurfacing 35 miles of roads in DeKalb through funding provided by the county’s special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST). More than 100…

May 14th, 2019

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

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County District 4 Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will host his second Quarterly in the Fourth community breakfast meeting Saturday, May 18, from 9 to 11 a.m., at Freedom Middle…

May 13th, 2019

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DeKalb Announces Memorial Day Holiday Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will run one day late.

The revised collection…

May 13th, 2019

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Roadhaven Drive Closure Begins May 13

DECATUR, Ga. – Roadhaven Drive, between Greer Circle and Lewis Road, will be closed to through-traffic beginning at 9 a.m., on Monday, May 13, through 9 p.m., Friday, June 7, to repair storm drainage…

May 10th, 2019

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DeKalb Announces Human Services Grant Application

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Human Services Department will launch the 2019-2020 Human Services Grant cycle on May 22. The Human Services Grant Program provides opportunities for community…

May 10th, 2019

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DeKalb Announce Aquatics Program for Seniors

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Human Services Department and Community Development Department will partner with local YMCA's to launch an aquatics program for seniors. The program will provide seniors…

May 9th, 2019

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DeKalb Free Paper Shredding Event on June 15

DECATUR, Ga. – As part of the Operation Clean Sweep 2019 initiative, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host a free paper shredding event on Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 8 a.m. - noon, at…

May 9th, 2019

DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond, Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson,  Commissioner Nancy Jester, county staff and residents  at Brannon Hill demolition.

DeKalb Tackles Brannon Hill Blight

DECATUR, Ga. – Today, DeKalb County continued its efforts to fight blight at Brannon Hill Condominiums by demolishing 56 dilapidated and neglected units.

Since 2017, DeKalb County CEO Michael…