Press Releases

November, 2016

Nov 15th, 2016

Dekalb County

DeKalb Geographic Information Systems Hosting GIS Day

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Department is hosting GIS Day on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Manuel Maloof Auditorium, 1300 Commerce Drive, Decatur.

GIS Day…

Nov 15th, 2016

DeKalb Hydrant Meter Rental Offices Moving

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) hydrant water meter rental operations are moving to a new location.  Effective Monday, Nov. 21, applications for renting…

Nov 14th, 2016

Dekalb County

DeKalb Announces 2016 Thanksgiving Holiday Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – In observance of Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, Nov. 24, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised collection…

Nov 14th, 2016

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Demonstrate Proper Turkey Deep Frying and Grease Disposal

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Fire Rescue Department and the DeKalb Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will hold a press briefing demonstrating the proper procedure for deep frying holiday…

Nov 14th, 2016

Construction Continues at New DeKalb County Animal Shelter

DECATUR, Ga. – The construction of the new DeKalb County animal shelter is set to be completed in 2017, and officials call it a better way to care for animals and find them a permanent home.

The…

Dec 8th, 2016

Department of Watershed Management Sends Notifications of Private Sewer Line Breaches

Department of Watershed Management Sends Notifications of Private Sewer Line Breaches

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) recently completed 400 miles of sewer…

Nov 7th, 2016

Dekalb County

WorkSource DeKalb Hosts November Work Readiness Workshops


DECATUR, Ga. – WorkSource DeKalb will offer free work readiness workshops during November in its office building located at 774 Jordan Lane, Bldg. 4, Decatur.

The workshops are designed to empower…

Nov 7th, 2016

Dekalb County

WorkSource DeKalb Mobile Career Center November Schedule

Decatur, Ga. – WorkSource DeKalb announces its Mobile Career Center’s November schedule. The unit supports the county’s strategic priority to facilitate jobs and economic development by providing…

Nov 7th, 2016

Department of Watershed Management Increases FOG Enforcement Efforts

DECATUR, Ga. – In an intensified effort to eliminate fats, oils and grease (FOG) from the sewer system, the DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) FOG compliance team reports 551…

Nov 7th, 2016

Record Number of DeKalb Residents Vote Early

 

DECATUR, Ga. – A record number of DeKalb County registered voters took advantage of early voting. The Board of Elections is reporting that more than 193,000 people have already cast their…