Press Releases

September, 2020

Sep 1st, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Parks and Park Pride to hold Virtual Public Meetings

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and Park Pride will hold a series of virtual public meetings to discuss the master plan of Cedar Park, located at 3165 Cedar St…

August, 2020

Aug 31st, 2020

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson

DeKalb Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson to host Global Marketplace Online Sales Webinar

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will host a special webinar to provide valuable information to residents interested in starting an online business.

The Global Marketplace Online…

Aug 27th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb and Community Groups Partner to Give Away 2,500 Boxes of Produce and Chicken

DeKalb County Government continues to fight food insecurity during a monthly food distribution event scheduled for this weekend.

On Saturday, Aug. 29, the county will host three drive-through food…

Aug 26th, 2020

Steve Bradshaw

DeKalb Commissioner Steve Bradshaw Allocates $30,000 to R.I.S.E. UP Youth Leadership Program

DeKalb County Commissioner Steve Bradshaw has allocated a second round of funding in the amount of $30,000 to R.I.S.E UP, a young men’s leadership development program, managed by the county’s…

Aug 24th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Library to Hold ‘Library Census Days’

DECATUR, Ga. — As part of DeKalb County’s 2020 Census efforts, the DeKalb County Library, U.S. Census Bureau and the DeKalb County 2020 Census Team are hosting “Library Census Days” across the county…

Aug 24th, 2020

Commissioner Johnson and Mayor Garrett

DeKalb Commissioner and Decatur Mayor Launch Task Force to Honor Congressman John Lewis

DECATUR, Ga.–DeKalb County District 5 Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson and Decatur Mayor Patti Garrett signed a joint declaration on Aug. 21 forming the John Lewis Commemorative Task Force.


Aug 21st, 2020

small business

DeKalb Launches $15 Million COVID-19 Small Business Loan Program

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County will a hold a webinar on Aug. 24 at 9 a.m. for its $15 million loan program to help small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Small businesses owners can…

Aug 19th, 2020


Credit Agency Upgrades DeKalb’s Financial Position

DECATUR, Ga.—Moody's Investors Service, a bond credit rating agency, has upgraded DeKalb County’s credit rating.

Moody’s reported on Aug. 17 that it upgraded DeKalb’s rating because of the county’s…

Aug 14th, 2020

Larry Johnson

DeKalb Commissioner Larry Johnson to Host Virtual Homeowner Association Boot Camp

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson will host a virtual Homeowner Association (HOA) Boot camp on Aug. 29, 2020 at 10 a.m. 

The Virtual Homeowner Association (HOA) Boot Camp will be…

Aug 14th, 2020

Dekalb County

Malone Drive Closure to Begin Aug. 19

DECATUR, Ga. – On Wednesday, Aug. 19, Malone Drive will be closed for construction from Peachtree Industrial Boulevard (SR 141) and a detour will be in place.

Local traffic will have access to…