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Heavy Traffic Anticipated Next Week in DeKalb: Motorists advised to allow extra time for travel or use transit

Heavy Traffic Anticipated Next Week in DeKalb: Motorists advised to allow extra time for travel or use transit

DECATUR, Ga. – Heavy traffic is anticipated in DeKalb County next week due to the Interstate 85 bridge collapse and the end of Spring Break for DeKalb County School District.

Georgia Department of…

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DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections Announces Advance Voting Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections has approved a satellite advance voting location for the Congressional District 6 special election at the Dunwoody Library Monday, April…

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DeKalb Code Enforcement Officers to Target Moreland Avenue

DECATUR, Ga. — The DeKalb County Code Enforcement Division will conduct a comprehensive sweep of the Moreland Avenue area on Wednesday, April 12, after a news conference at 11 a.m.

The sweep will be…

Panel to Address “State of America and the Future of our Youth and Senior Citizens”

Panel to Address “State of America and the Future of our Youth and Senior Citizens”: Featured Speaker: Rev. Al Sharpton of National Action Network

DECATUR, Ga.— DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson is hosting a panel discussion, featuring Rev. Al Sharpton, on “The State of America and the Future of Our Youth and Senior Citizens.”…

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Operation Clean Sweep Tops 100 Tons of Debris Removed: Community urged to participate in cleanup

DECATUR, Ga.— During the past four Saturdays, Operation Clean Sweep crews have cleared more than 110 tons of debris from major DeKalb County roadways.

“Many of DeKalb’s departments work hard day-to-…

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CEO Thurmond Postpones Water Billing Update: Update rescheduled for April 11

DECATUR, Ga.—Due to inclement weather, DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond has postponed tonight’s water billing update until Tuesday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m.

The meeting, during which CEO Thurmond will give…

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DeKalb County Set to Release 8,000 Water Bills

DECATUR, Ga.— Today, DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond announced that approximately 8,000 DeKalb water and sewer customers, who have had their bills held because of unverified billing data, will begin to…

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Tonight DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond to Deliver Evening State of the County Address

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond will deliver an evening State of the County Address to citizens and community stakeholders tonight, Tuesday, April 4, at 7 p.m., at the Porter Sanford III…

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CEO Thurmond to Give Water Billing Update

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond will give an update on progress made toward addressing the water billing crisis on Tuesday, April 11, at 6:30 p.m.

CEO Thurmond will discuss the most recent…

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DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond adds Evening State of the County Address

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond will deliver an evening State of the County Address to citizens and community stakeholders Tuesday, April 4, at 7 p.m., at the Porter Sanford III Performing…