Press Releases

August, 2022

Aug 25th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Give Away 5,000 Boxes of Food to Fight High Grocery Prices

DeKalb County Government is partnering with local faith leaders to distribute 5,000 boxes of 100 percent Georgia-grown fruits and vegetables, eggs, and chicken hindquarters on Saturday, Aug. 27.…

Aug 25th, 2022

Dekalb County

Briarlake Road Closure Begins on Aug. 29

Construction to rehab sewer lines and manhole structures

On Aug. 29, a portion of Briarlake Road, between Briarcliff Road and Briarlake Trace Northeast, will be closed from Aug. 29 to Dec. 31, 2022…

Aug 25th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Roads and Drainage Offers Flood Map Information Service to Residents

The DeKalb County Roads and Drainage Floodplain Management Office offers residents general floodplain management information on flood hazards, planning, prevention, and mitigation free of charge.…

Aug 25th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Residents Encouraged to Attend Town Hall Addressing Solutions to County’s Housing Crisis

Current initiatives taking place on the local and state level to provide permanent housing solutions to be discussed

District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will host a special town hall to…

Aug 25th, 2022

Dekalb County

Commissioner Larry Johnson Guest Speaker at the White House Initiative Latino Economic Summit

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson, in his role as the District 3 Commissioner and immediate past president of the National Association of Counties, participated as a guest speaker during the…

Aug 25th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioner Steve Bradshaw Allocates $60,000 to DeKalb County Accountability and DUI Court Programs

DeKalb County Commissioner Steve Bradshaw has allocated a second round of funding in the amount of $60,000 of District 4 reserve for appropriation funds for DeKalb County Accountability Courts,…

Aug 25th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioners Steve Bradshaw and Jeff Rader Allocate $499,000 to Extend South Peachtree Creek Trail

DeKalb County Commissioners Steve Bradshaw and Jeff Rader have collaborated on the allocation of $498,970 in District 4 and District 2 discretionary funding to extend the South Peachtree Creek Trail…

Aug 18th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Accepting Registrations for Fall Soccer Season

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs’ youth fall soccer registration is underway through Sept. 7. The program focuses on skill development, fitness and team training drills.

Youth…

Aug 18th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections to Host Special Called Meeting on August 20

The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections will host a special called meeting on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at 10 a.m.

This meeting will be conducted in person at the Porter Sanford III…

Aug 18th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Aug. 17 Special Called Public Works & Infrastructure Meeting Announcing San Diego Peer City Tour

Exploration of mass transit and the pros and cons of various options on the agenda

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will hold a special called county-wide Public Works &…