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CEO Thurmond Announces $162 Million in Property Tax Relief for DeKalb Homeowners

Millage rate unchanged for eighth straight yearToday, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced the county’s Equalized Homestead Option Sales Tax (EHOST) credit for 2024 will provide $162 million…

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DeKalb County, GDOT Partner in New Lighting and Beautification along Interstates and Roadways

CEO Thurmond: Gateway beautification plan will increase pride, attract businesses and reduce crimeApproximately 20 acres of I-20 and I-85 interchanges, including Chamblee Tucker and Flat Shoals Roads…

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DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Announces Unofficial Primary Election Runoff Results

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) has concluded initial unofficial and incomplete tabulations of the June 18 Primary Election Runoff contest. The runoff election included…

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Tucker Industrial Road Detour Effective June 24

A detour will be in effect for Tucker Industrial Road beginning Monday, June 24, through Monday, Sept. 9, as crews replace aging sewer lines. Night work will take place June 24-27…

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National American Radio Relay League Field Day at Pleasantdale Park in DeKalb County on June 22-23

DeKalb County Commissioner Robert Patrick announces the upcoming American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Field Day, scheduled for June 22-23 at Pleasantdale Park, 3686 Pleasantdale Road, Atlanta, 30340.…

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DeKalb County Voter Reminders for June 18 General Primary Election Runoff

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) encourages all registered voters who plan on voting on Election Day to make a plan to vote.The runoff for the General Primary election is…

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DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees to Meet Monday, June 24

DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees will convene on Monday, June 24, starting at 4 p.m. with a meeting of the Finance Committee. Afterward, the Board will hold a regular meeting at 4:30 p.…

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Commissioner Ted Terry Convenes Town Hall to Address Empty Commissioner Seats and Concerns About Representation

District 3 and 7 Board of Commissioners’ seats have been vacant since March 2024 and may remain vacant until January 2025On June 13, concerned citizens of DeKalb County convened at a town hall…

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DeKalb Crews Onsite to Repair Broken Water Main on North Druid Hills Road

UPDATE—3 p.m.DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are currently onsite to repair a broken water main near 2015 North Druid Hills Road and Buford Highway. Some customers in the…

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Midway Road Partial Closure Begins on June 17

Crews to continue sewer repairs  A portion of Midway Road, between South Candler Street and Oldfield Road, will be closed beginning Monday, June 17, for approximately five days,…