Press Releases

October, 2021

Oct 21st, 2021

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Road Closure Scheduled for South Columbia Drive, between Missionary Drive and Derrydown Way

Construction to repair 557 linear feet of aging sewer pipe

On Oct. 25, a portion of the Northbound lane along South Columbia Drive, between Missionary Drive and Derrydown Way, will be closed from 8…

Oct 21st, 2021

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South Columbia Drive Lane Closure Begins on Oct. 25

Construction to repair 557 linear feet of aging sewer pipe

On Oct. 25, a portion of the Northbound lane along South Columbia Drive, between Missionary Drive and Derrydown Way, will be closed from 8…

Oct 21st, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson Sponsors Oct. 22 Food Distribution for Veterans and Military Families

Meals to be provided through partnership with Atlanta Community Food Bank and Soldiers’ Angels

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson recently allocated $15,000 in District 7…

Oct 20th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Larry Johnson Attends National Nonpartisan Conversation on Voter Rights

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson, in his role as the District 3 Commissioner and president of the National Association of Counties Organization, is participating in the National Nonpartisan…

Oct 20th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Continues Work on Sewer Priority Fix List

Sowell Estates Sewer Replacement Begins Oct. 25

Efforts to reduce sewer spills throughout DeKalb County will continue with the launch of the Sowell Estates Sewer Replacement Project. The project is…

Oct 20th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Fights Food Insecurity Fueled by Rising Costs

Food distributions scheduled for Oct. 23 and Oct. 25

DeKalb County Government is partnering with local faith leaders to distribute 3,600 boxes of produce and chicken on Saturday, Oct. 23, and Monday…

Oct 20th, 2021

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Section of Foster Ridge Road to be Closed Oct. 22

Foster Ridge Road NE, between Caladium Drive NE and Hawthorne Drive NE, will be closed to through-traffic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, October 22, to facilitate the removal of a tree at 2842 Foster…

Oct 19th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson Joins 2021 HOPE Global Forum

Distinguished leaders dedicated to financial inclusion to have transformative conversation about a reimagined global economy

DeKalb County District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is proud…

Oct 19th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Partner with Faith Leaders to Distribute 3,600 Boxes of Produce and Protein

Ongoing partnership fights rising food costs

DeKalb County Government is partnering with local faith leaders to distribute 3,600 boxes of produce and chicken on Saturday, Oct. 23, and Monday, Oct.…

Oct 18th, 2021

Dekalb County

Voter Alert: Atlanta-DeKalb Voters Urged to Arrive at Precincts by 7 p.m. on Election Day

DeKalb County residents who reside within the boundaries of the City of Atlanta are urged to cast their ballots by 7 p.m. on Election Day to avoid voting by a provisional ballot. In DeKalb, the Nov.…