Press Releases

January, 2021

Jan 14th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Police Chief to Host First Community Q&A of 2021

 DeKalb County Police Chief Mirtha V. Ramos will host the department’s first Virtual Community Q&A of 2021. The Q&A will be broadcast at 6 p.m., Sunday, January 17, on the department’s…

Jan 12th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Hold Virtual Parks Citizens Advisory Board Meeting Jan. 26

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a virtual Parks Citizen Advisory Board Committee meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 6 p.m.

The meeting to discuss…

Jan 12th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioners Re-elect Steve Bradshaw as Presiding Officer and Lorraine Cochran-Johnson as Deputy Presiding Officer

The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners unanimously re-elected District 4 Commissioner Steve Bradshaw as presiding officer and Super District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson as deputy…

Jan 11th, 2021

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DeKalb to Celebrate MLK Holiday with Tribute and Food Distribution

DeKalb County will continue its longstanding tradition of celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by hosting its first food distribution of 2021 alongside an abbreviated program…

Jan 8th, 2021

Dekalb County

Applications for DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market Stops Now Open

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension is calling for applications for Fresh on DeK, the DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market, stops for 2021. The deadline to apply is Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.

Launched in May…

Jan 8th, 2021

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DeKalb Announces Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 18, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised collection…

Jan 7th, 2021

Dekalb County

Airport Advisory Board to Meet Jan. 11

The DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 11, at 5:30 p.m.

The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom at…

Jan 7th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Larry Johnson to Host Panel Seeking Solutions for Drag Racing in DeKalb County

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson will host a virtual panel discussion regarding illegal street racing on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, from 6 to 7 p.m.   

Commissioner Johnson will…

Jan 6th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Update

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) resumed counting on Jan. 6, at 11:30 a.m., at 4380 Memorial Drive in Decatur.

Outstanding ballots include provisional ballots and absentee…

Jan 4th, 2021


DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Prepares for Jan. 5 Runoff Election  

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) is ready for what is slated to be a historic runoff on Jan. 5, when voters will decide two U.S. Senate seats from Georgia and the Georgia Public…