Press Releases

August, 2019

Aug 22nd, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Detail Briarcliff Corridor Water Infrastructure Replacement Project

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and the Department of Watershed Management will make a formal presentation detailing the county’s upcoming Briarcliff Corridor Water Infrastructure…

Aug 21st, 2019

Dekalb County

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw reminds constituents to participate in Memorial Drive Revitalization Design Workshop

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County will host a design workshop about the future of the Memorial Drive corridor.

The workshop is scheduled Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, from 1 to 8 p.m. at DeKalb Conference…

Aug 20th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Announces Labor Day Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – In observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised collection schedule…

Aug 20th, 2019

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Blackmon Drive Road Closure Aug. 22

DECATUR, Ga. – Blackmon Drive, between North Decatur Road and Scott Boulevard, will be closed to through-traffic on Thursday, Aug. 22, from midnight to 7 a.m., to facilitate a concrete pour.

Road…

Aug 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Host Tire Disposal Events in September

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Sanitation Division, in partnership with the Tire Management Unit of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, will host two Tire Amnesty Day events on Saturday…

Aug 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Host Memorial Drive Revitalization Design Workshop

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County will host a design workshop about the future of the Memorial Drive corridor.

The workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, from 1 to 8 p.m., at Georgia Piedmont…

Aug 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Magistrate Court Fee Increase Begins Sept. 1

DECATUR, Ga. – On Sept. 1, 2019, House Bill 307 becomes effective and will require fee increases for Abandoned Motor Vehicle (AMV) filings in all Magistrate Courts in Georgia. HB 307 requires that…

Aug 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Host Second Annual Doggie Splash Paw-looza Event to feature swimsuit photo contest

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host a Doggie Splash Paw-looza on Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Midway Park Pool, located at 3181…

Aug 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Announces Labor Day Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – In observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised collection schedule…

Aug 17th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb $131 Million Property Tax Relief Coming Soon

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County property owners will receive $131 million in property tax relief soon.

“DeKalb is committed to delivering high-quality services while providing substantial property tax…