Press Releases

September, 2020

Sep 15th, 2020

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson Partners with Kaiser Permanente to Host Town Hall on Flu and COVID-19

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is partnering with Kaiser Permanente to host a special countywide town hall to share important information on how to stay healthy through the COVID…

Sep 15th, 2020

Mental Health Fair

DeKalb County Police Department Mental Health Roundtable to Host Virtual Mental Health Fair

DeKalb County Police Department will host the department’s first Virtual Mental Health Fair from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23. Preregistration is required for this free event at www.…

Sep 15th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Offers Residents Free Flood Plain Information

The DeKalb County Roads and Drainage Division provides general flood plain information free of charge to county residents. The county participates in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA)…

Sep 15th, 2020

Made in the Shade

DeKalb Cooperative Extension Announces ‘Made in the Shade’ Virtual Class

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host a "Made in the Shade” Zoom class on Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. The class will be hosted by UGA Dekalb County Extension Services.

Attendees will learn how shady…

Sep 11th, 2020

Briarcliff map

Final Phase of $20 Million Briarcliff Corridor Water Main Replacement Begins Sept. 14

The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) is currently completing the Briarcliff Corridor Water Initiative project to replace 44,500 linear feet of aging water pipe. This $20 million…

Sep 11th, 2020

Lorraine Cochran-Johnson

DeKalb Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson to Host District 7 Homeowners Association Town Hall

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will host a special homeowners association webinar for District 7 residents to provide valuable information on best practices for running an…

Sep 11th, 2020

Dekalb County

Frazier Rowe Virtual Ribbon Cutting Set for Sept. 26

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly created pavilion at Frazier Rowe Park, 2886 Lavista Rd, Decatur, GA…

Sep 9th, 2020

Steve Bradshaw

DeKalb Commissioner Steve Bradshaw Allocates $58,500 for the Installation of Flock Safety Cameras

DeKalb County Commissioner Steve Bradshaw has allocated $58,500 of District 4 2020 reserve funds to install several Flock Safety cameras throughout the district to assist the DeKalb County Police…

Sep 9th, 2020

Dekalb County

Public Information Meeting Regarding Proposed Land Exchange

DeKalb County Government will hold a public information meeting regarding the Proposed Land Exchange between Intrenchment Creek Park and Blackhall Studios Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, 5:30–6:30 pm.…

Sep 9th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Earns National Recognition for COVID-19 Technology Response

DeKalb County Government has won national recognition as a leader in the innovative use of technology in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Center for Digital Government and National…