Press Releases

April, 2022

Apr 19th, 2022

Dekalb County

Section of Walker Road to be Closed April 20

Walker Road, between King Road and South Stone Mountain Lithonia Road, will be closed to through-traffic from 6 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 21, for CSX rail replacements,…

Apr 19th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Receives a Grant from the State for Pedestrian Safety

The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners accepted a grant of $25,880 from the Georgia

Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. DeKalb County Fire Rescue (DCFR) will use these funds for pedestrian safety…

Apr 19th, 2022

Dekalb County

Super District Commissioners, Roots Down Celebrate Earth Day

On Earth Day, Friday, April 22, DeKalb County Super District Commissioners Ted Terry and Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will join Roots Down for a special, commemorative celebration to encourage a greener…

Apr 19th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Police Identify Suspect in Shooting at Golden Glide Skating Rink

A suspect has been identified in the shooting of an 11-year-old male at Golden Glide Skating Rink on April 9.

The suspect is not yet in custody.

On April 9, 2022, at approximately 11 p.m., DeKalb…

Apr 18th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Charter Review Commission to Meet Virtually April 18

The DeKalb Charter Review Commission meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 18, at 6 p.m.

The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom at

https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/81329771170.

The meeting…

Apr 18th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Creates 800 Virtual Summer Jobs for Youth

Applications open April 19-25

 

This summer, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and the Board of Commissioners are hosting the 2022 DeKalb Virtual Career Academy (DVCA), the county’s sixth…

Apr 15th, 2022

Dekalb County

Notice of Special Called Meeting

The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a Special Called Meeting on Thursday, April 18th at 4 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom at https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/88137432677

Join by…

Apr 15th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Parks and the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance Pay Homage to the 50th Anniversary of Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs and the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance will recognize the 50th anniversary of the iconic Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve’s…

Apr 15th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Crews Working to Repair Water Main Break

Some customers are without service due to a water main break at Briarcliff Road near North Druid Hills Road.

DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews have located the break and repairs…

Apr 15th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Partners to Host Netball Championship Tournament

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs, Netball America- Be An Inspiration GoGirlGo! Atlanta and Discover DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau will host the International Junior…