Press Releases

October, 2020

Oct 23rd, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Accountability Courts Receive $500,000 Grant

The DeKalb County Accountability Courts (DCAC) has been awarded $500,000 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance FY 2020 Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Grant Program.


Oct 22nd, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee Meeting Oct. 23

The DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee will meet on Oct. 23, 2020, at noon, via Zoom.

The public may join the meeting by website at or by calling…

Oct 21st, 2020

Larry Johnson

Commissioner Larry Johnson Attends NACo Virtual Federal Policy Summit

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson, in his role as the 1st Vice President of the National Association of Counties Organization (NACo), is participating in the NACo 2020 Virtual Federal Policy…

Oct 24th, 2020

ASL cart

DeKalb Enters Third Phase of Deployment for Automated Side Loader Sanitation Trucks

The third phase of DeKalb County’s deployment of automated side loader (ASL) collection trucks begins Oct. 26, 2020. Phases one and two featured the deployment of 39 ASL trucks within select DeKalb…

Oct 21st, 2020


DeKalb Encourages Voters to Vote Early

DeKalb County continues to encourage registered voters to make a plan and vote early for the upcoming general election, where record numbers of voters are anticipated.

National Vote Early Day, a new…

Oct 21st, 2020

Dekalb County

Section of Artwood Road to be Closed Oct. 23

Artwood Road Northeast, between Heaton Park Drive Northeast and Scott Boulevard Northeast, will be closed to through-traffic Friday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., to facilitate the removal of a…

Oct 21st, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Seeks Public Input on its Comprehensive Plan Update

The DeKalb County Department of Planning and Sustainability is seeking public input on the county’s Five-Year Comprehensive Plan Update.

The department will hold public meeting via Zoom on Thursday…

Oct 21st, 2020

Commissioner Jeff Rader

Commissioner Jeff Rader Appropriates $800,000 to Aid District 2 Nonprofits

DeKalb County District 2 Commissioner Jeff Rader has appropriated $800,000 for a Nonprofit Rapid Recovery Grant Program for nonprofit agencies that have their headquarters or primary location in…

Oct 21st, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections to Hold Special Meeting Oct. 28

The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections will hold a special called meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. 

This meeting will be conducted via teleconference (Zoom).…

Oct 16th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Provides CARES Act Funding to Arts and Culture Community

DeKalb County announces its Arts and Culture Relief Grant, funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, to support professional artists who have been negatively impacted…