Press Releases

April, 2019

Apr 14th, 2019

Dekalb County

Georgia Power Contact Info for Power Outages

DECATUR, Ga. – If you experience a power outage in DeKalb County, notify the Georgia Power Company.

Apr 13th, 2019

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DeKalb Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs Kite Festival Cancelled

DECATUR, Ga.– DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs has cancelled the Kites over DeKalb Festival scheduled for Sunday, April 14, due to forecasts of inclement weather.…

Apr 15th, 2019

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DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Host Senior Olympics

DECATUR, Ga. –  The 33rd Annual DeKalb County Senior Olympic Games will be held May 1-10, for ages 50 and older. The kickoff for the games will be 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, at…

Apr 12th, 2019

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DeKalb Summer Camp Registration Now Open

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs "Camp Superstars" summer camp registration is now open.
Camp Superstars is open for youth ages 5-15 and will run…

Apr 12th, 2019

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Donations for Foster Children to be Collected during DeKalb CEO’s State of the County Breakfast

DECATUR, Ga. – Foster children in the care of the DeKalb County Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) will benefit from donations collected during a community breakfast sponsored by DeKalb…

Apr 11th, 2019

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DeKalb County Cooperative Extension Announces 'Herbalicious-Herb Garden' Class

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host “Herbalicious-Herb Garden” as part of the 2019 Gardening in Georgia Series.  The class will be held on April 25, from 6:45 to 8:30 p.…

Apr 11th, 2019

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DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee Meeting April 25

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Audit Oversight Committee will meet on April 25, 2019, at noon, at the Maloof Building, fifth floor, Board of Commissioners’ conference room, 1300 Commerce Drive,…

Apr 10th, 2019

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DeKalb CEO Strengthens Purchasing and Contract Oversight

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County has taken another step to improve transparency in the county’s procurement process by hiring two contract compliance officers.

“The contract compliance officers will…

Apr 10th, 2019

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DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Unveil New Pier

DECATUR, Ga. –  The DeKalb Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold an official ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the county’s newest fishing pier on Friday, April 19,…

Apr 9th, 2019

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DeKalb Promotes National Park Prescription Day

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and the Board of Health will partner to celebrate National Park Prescription (Rx) Day on Sunday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.…