Press Releases

November, 2020

Nov 12th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Outlines Plans for State-Mandated Audit

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) announces its plan to hand count more than 373,000 votes by the state-mandated timeline of Nov. 18. DeKalb VRE’s ‘Count on DeKalb’ risk limiting…

Nov 12th, 2020

Dekalb County

Commissioner Larry Johnson Attends Council on Foundations Virtual 2020 Public Policy Summit

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson, in his role as the District 3 commissioner and 1st vice president of the National Association of Counties Organization (NACo), is participating in the…

Nov 12th, 2020

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DeKalb to Distribute Turkeys and Ham for Thanksgiving

As the year winds down, the fight against food insecurity continues as DeKalb County Government hosts its monthly food distribution event ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Since May 2020, DeKalb…

Nov 11th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections to Hold Special Meeting on Thursday, Nov. 12

The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections will hold a special called meeting on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, at 1 p.m. for the purpose of considering certification of the results of the election…

Nov 10th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Memorial Park Virtual Ribbon-cutting Set for Nov. 19

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly created deck at DeKalb Memorial Park, 353 Wilkinson Dr. SE, Atlanta,…

Nov 10th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Parks, Community Service Board to Host Free Virtual Teen Talk Series, Dec. 2-18

DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and the DeKalb Community Service Board will partner to hold a free virtual teen talk series.  

Registration is now open for…

Nov 10th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Parks and Park Pride to Hold Third Virtual Public Meeting

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

Nov 10th, 2020

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DeKalb Parks to Temporarily Close South River Trail Entrance

DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will close the South River Trail head entry located at 2019 Bouldercrest Road SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30316, now through mid-December. The Atlanta Gas Light…

Nov 10th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Parks Partners with Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance for ‘Leave No Trace’ Campaign

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance have launched a “Leave No Trace” campaign to urge visitors to the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature…

Nov 10th, 2020

Dekalb County

Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve Patrons Urged to Use Designated Parking Areas

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance are urging visitors to the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve to park only in designated…