Press Releases

July, 2021

Jul 21st, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw to Host Community Breakfast Meeting

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will host his third Quarterly in the Fourth Community Breakfast meeting for 2021 on Saturday, July 24, via Zoom.

“Although we are meeting virtually, I am pleased that we…

Jul 19th, 2021

Food distribution

DeKalb County Announces Back-to-School Food Distribution

COVID-19 vaccinations available at three locations

DeKalb County will host a back-to-school food distribution for 3,500 families on Saturday, July 24.

DeKalb residents will have the opportunity to…

Jul 15th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Earns National Awards for Senior and Youth Virtual Programs

DeKalb County’s Senior Center Without Walls: Virtual Village and DeKalb Virtual Career Academy have been recognized with Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The…

Jul 14th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Board of Commissioners Presiding Officer Steve Bradshaw and School Board Chair Vickie B. Turner to Host Back-to-School Event

DeKalb Board of Commissioners Presiding Officer Steve Bradshaw and School Board Chair Vickie B. Turner will host a Back-to-School Event on Saturday, July 17, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Clarkston…

Jul 14th, 2021

Dekalb County

Positive Rabies Case Reported in DeKalb County

Fox captured in the Turner Hill Road area of Stonecrest

DECATUR, Ga. — On July 10, 2021, a fox was captured in the Turner Hill Road area of Stonecrest and later tested positive for rabies.

The fox…

Jul 13th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Public Safety Employees to Receive $3,000 Bonus

CEO Thurmond: Bonus rewards ‘service, dedication and commitment’  

Today, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners approved CEO Michael Thurmond’s proposed $3,000 one-time Protect and Serve…

Jul 12th, 2021

Dekalb County

Water Outage Planned During Overnight Pipe Replacement

Aging water pipe repair scheduled for July 14 in Tucker

TDECATUR, Ga. – On July 14, contractors working on behalf of DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management will temporarily interrupt water…

Jul 12th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections Board Elects Chair and Vice Chair

The DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) Board elected new leadership for the next term, selecting Dele Lowman Smith as chair and Nancy Jester as vice chair.

Lowman Smith is…

Jul 12th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Virtual Career Academy Participants Earn Boost in Pay

Youth who participated in the 2021 DeKalb Virtual Career Academy are getting a pay raise.

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and the Board of Commissioners have announced an increase in pay from $9…

Jul 9th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Ethics Board to Meet July 15

The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a board meeting on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom at https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/88137432677.

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