Press Releases

June, 2020

Jun 2nd, 2020

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DeKalb Plans Second Food Distribution

DeKalb County Government has implemented a comprehensive strategy to mitigate food insecurity by hosting monthly community food distribution events and significantly increasing the Atlanta Community…

Jun 2nd, 2020

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DeKalb Emergency Management Agency Launches COVID-19 Summer Relief Outreach Program

DeKalb Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) will distribute cloth masks, hand sanitizer and a limited supply of food weekly in June.

This is part of DEMA’s mission to provide temporary relief during…

May, 2020

May 29th, 2020

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DeKalb County Announces Human Services Grant Application Period

The DeKalb County Human Services Department announces the beginning of its 2020-2021 Human Services grant cycle.  A virtual public meeting will be held on June 15, at 10 a.m. to provide…

May 28th, 2020

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DeKalb County Kicks Off Fresh on DeK Mobile Farmers Market

DeKalb County Extension announces the sixth season of Fresh on DeK, DeKalb County’s Mobile Farmers Market, which travels throughout the county offering nutrition education and fresh grown fruits and…

May 28th, 2020

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DeKalb Completes Glendale Water Main Replacement Project

DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) has completed the construction of the Glendale water main. This was a replacement project to install a new eight-inch water main and a new 36-…

May 28th, 2020

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DeKalb County Property Appraisal Notices to be Mailed May 29

DeKalb County property appraisal notices for 2020 are scheduled to be mailed on May 29, 2020.

While the office remains closed to public access, staff will be accessible by telephone and email via…

May 22nd, 2020

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DeKalb Offers Educational Series to Support Nonprofit Organizations

The DeKalb County Human Services Department, Office of Youth Services in partnership with Georgia Piedmont Technical College announces a two-part educational series for local nonprofit organizations…

May 22nd, 2020

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Registration Now Open for DeKalb Virtual Summer Camp

Registration is now open for DeKalb County’s "Camp Superstars Virtual Edition" summer camp. The free program, designed for youth ages 5 to 15, will run June 1 to July 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday…

May 19th, 2020

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DeKalb Announces Memorial Day Holiday Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will run one day late as follows:

Monday, May 25 – Memorial Day…

May 22nd, 2020

A basket of food containing 20 pounds of different fruit and vegetables.

DeKalb County, State Agriculture Department and Georgia Farmers Partner to Fight Food Insecurity

On Friday, May 22, DeKalb County Government worked to mitigate food insecurity in the county by distributing 1,200 boxes of fresh produce and 1,200 bags of chicken to families and residents who have…