Press Releases

July, 2019

Jul 10th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Cooperative Extension Announces a Common Pests of Landscape Plants Class

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host a "Common Pests of landscape Plants” call on July 11, from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. at the DeKalb County Extension Office Auditorium, located at…

Jul 11th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioners Unanimously Approve Midyear Budget

DECATUR, Ga. – Today, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved CEO Michael Thurmond’s Fiscal Year 2019 midyear budget.

Commissioner Jeff Rader, presiding officer of the Board of…

Jul 9th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Cooperative Extension Announces Tree Diagnostics Workshop

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host a Tree Diagnostics class on Aug. 13, from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. at The DeKalb County Extension Office Auditorium, located at 4380 Memorial Dr…

Jul 9th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Cooperative Extension Announces a Common Pests of Landscape Plants Class

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host a "Common Pests of landscape Plants” call on July 11, from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m. at the DeKalb County Extension Office Auditorium, located at…

Jul 9th, 2019

Dekalb County

Lithonia Park Ribbon Cutting Set for July 15

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated playground at Lithonia Park on Monday, July 15…

Jul 9th, 2019

Dekalb County

Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Host July Movies in the Park Series

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Department will host a Movie in the Park series every Tuesday at July in various locations across the county with activities…

Jul 9th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Budget Targets Gentrification, Improves Housing Affordability

DECATUR, Ga. – Today, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners approved CEO Michael Thurmond’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019 midyear budget which includes property tax relief for homeowners in…

Jul 3rd, 2019

Dekalb County

CEO Thurmond: $131 Million in Property Tax Relief for DeKalb Taxpayers

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has presented his proposed fiscal year 2019 midyear budget to the DeKalb Board of Commissioners. The proposal includes a balanced budget, millage…

Jul 3rd, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Mobile Career Center July Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – WorkSource DeKalb announces its Mobile Career Center schedule for July. The center will be stationed at locations throughout DeKalb County to help put DeKalb County citizens back to…

Jul 3rd, 2019

Dekalb County

Books & More Women’s Empowerment Club Series Afternoon Tea to Feature Golf Expert and Author Patrina King

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will host the second installment in the Books & More Women’s Empowerment Club Series on Saturday, July 20, 2019, from…