Press Releases

March, 2020

Mar 6th, 2020

Dekalb County

Continued Rains Could Result in Sewer Overflows and Spills

The National Weather Service is predicting continued rainfall today, and because the ground is already saturated, the runoff from these storms could result in sewer overflows and spills.

In DeKalb…

Mar 6th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Hosts Summer Food Program

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host the Summer Food Service Program from June 1–July 24. This ongoing effort ensures school children have nutritious meals during the summer…

Mar 6th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Addresses Second Worst Sewer Spill Site in Upcoming Community Meeting

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and the Department of Watershed Management will make a formal presentation detailing the county’s upcoming Green Street Sewer Replacement Project in Decatur.

This…

Mar 6th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Urges Community to Share Coronavirus Prevention Information

The DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) encourages the community and all internal and external county partners to share the coronavirus (COVID-19) infection prevention steps recently…

February, 2020

Feb 28th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Hire for Seasonal Summer Employment

The DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is accepting applications for seasonal summer employment opportunities such as food monitors, camp counselors, recreation assistants and bus…

Feb 28th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Mobile Career Center March Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – WorkSource DeKalb announces its Mobile Career Center schedule for March. The center will be stationed at locations throughout DeKalb County to help put DeKalb County citizens back to…

Feb 28th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Cooperative Extension Announces ‘Jump Start Your Spring Garden’ Class

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with the City of Stonecrest, will host a "Jump Start Your Spring Garden” class on March 10, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Browns Mill…

Feb 28th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Invests $1.9 Million in Sanitation to Continue Deployment of Automated Side Loader Trucks

A $1.9 million investment will continue DeKalb County’s ongoing deployment of automated side loader (ASL) trucks.

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond proposed the funding for the Sanitation Division…

Feb 27th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioners Unanimously Adopt Fiscal Year 2020 Budget

Today, DeKalb County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved CEO Michael Thurmond’s proposed $1.4 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2020, which projects a $113.3 million rainy-day fund and…

Feb 27th, 2020

Dekalb County

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson to Host DeKalb Business Summit

DeKalb County is home to many entrepreneurs and small business owners who contribute to the economic landscape of this great nation. Because many owners are unaware of the county resources available…