Press Releases

October, 2019

Oct 28th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Announces Veterans Day Sanitation Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – In observance of Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 11, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division will be closed. 

Due to the holiday, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings…

Oct 24th, 2019

Dekalb County

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw Keynote Speaker at DeKalb NAACP Chapter’s Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Breakfast

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will deliver the keynote address at the DeKalb NAACP Chapter’s Armed Services and Veterans Affairs Breakfast 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 8…

Oct 23rd, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Begins Work to Fix ‘Ground Zero’ Sewer Spill Site

DECATUR, Ga. – Today, DeKalb County demolished a house and began construction to repair sewer pipes near Melanie Court, the site of the most sanitary sewer spills in the county, with 22 reported…

Oct 22nd, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Address ‘Ground Zero’ Sewer Spill Site

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County will demolish a home to begin construction and repairs of sewer pipes located near Melanie Court. Since 2014, the manhole at Melanie Court has experienced 22 repeat…

Oct 22nd, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Host Halloween Events

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host several Halloween events at various recreation centers, Oct. 26 - 31.  Many of the festivals are…

Oct 17th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs to Host Blue Cork Wine Mixer

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host its inaugural Blue Cork Wine Mixer fundraising event on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Sugar Creek…

Oct 17th, 2019

Korey A.L. Barnes

DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Hires New Noise and Environmental Analyst

DECATUR, Ga. –  DeKalb-Peachtree Airport has hired Korey A.L. Barnes as its noise and environmental analyst.

Barnes has more than eight years of experience at Hartsfield-Jackson International…

Oct 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee Meeting Oct. 25

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee will meet on Oct. 25, 2019, at noon, at the Maloof Building, fifth floor, Board of Commissioners’ conference room, 1300 Commerce Drive,…

Oct 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Offers Residents Free Disposal at Landfill

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host the Third Annual Landfill Amnesty Day event on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the county-owned Seminole Road Landfill…

Oct 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Repair One of its Worst Repeat Sewer Spill Sites

DECATUR, GA.—A $3.2 million project will begin later this month to fix one of DeKalb County’s most problematic sewer spill sites.

From January 2014, to present, Hood Circle was the site of 12 sewer…