Press Releases

April, 2021

Apr 27th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Distribute 3,600 Boxes of Produce and Chicken during its Mother’s Day Distribution

On Saturday, May 1, DeKalb County will celebrate Mother’s Day 2021 with its monthly food distribution to fight COVID-19 food insecurity.

Residents will receive one 20-pound box of fruit and…

Apr 23rd, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Parks Installs New Chronolog Photo Stations in Honor of Citizen Science Month

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs has installed five new Chronolog photo stations in honor of Citizen Science Month. The Chronolog stations are located in Mason…

Apr 23rd, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Urges Voters to Obtain Free Voter Identification Card

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) encourages voters to plan ahead and obtain a voter identification card from the DeKalb County VRE office.  There is no cost for obtaining the…

Apr 23rd, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioner Larry Johnson to Host Annual Public Safety Town Hall

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson will host a virtual Public Safety Town Hall on April 27, 2021, at 6 p.m. 

The Annual Public Safety Town Hall will not be held in its traditional…

Apr 14th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Offers Free Bulky Item Collection for Residents

The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will offer free residential bulky item curbside collection from Friday, May 7, through Saturday, May 29.

Residents within the Sanitation Division’s service area…

Apr 14th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Public Library to Begin Making Computer Appointments

Starting Monday, April 19, 2021, DeKalb County Public Library will begin offering one-hour appointments available for computer use.

Prior to entry, each patron must submit to a temperature screening…

Apr 13th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Cochran-Johnson Announces Development of a Community Youth Farm

During an April 6 DeKalb County Board of Commissioners meeting, District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson unveiled a comprehensive plan for the development of a $1.4 million state-of-the-art…

Apr 13th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw Announces Groundbreaking of Community and Senior Center for Districts 4 and 7

DeKalb County Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the District 4 community and senior center at 4885 Elam Road in Stone Mountain on Thursday, April 15, at 10 a.m.…

Apr 13th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw to Host Community Breakfast Meeting April 17

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will host his second Quarterly in the Fourth Community Breakfast meeting for 2021 that will be held virtually for the foreseeable future.

“I miss not having in-person…

Apr 13th, 2021

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Section of Meadowvale Drive to be Closed April 15-16

Meadowvale Drive NE, between Abby Lane NE and Marann Drive NE, will be closed to through-traffic from 7 a.m. Thursday, April 15, to 11 p.m. Friday, April 16, to facilitate the filming of Powerpuff…