Press Releases

June, 2019

Jun 10th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County’s 2020 Census Complete Count Committee Created

DECATUR, Ga.—The U.S. Census Bureau is required by the U.S. Constitution to conduct a count of the population every 10 years.  The population totals also affect local funding and data collected…

Jun 7th, 2019

Dekalb County

Fresh on DeK Mobile Farmers Market Kicks Off May 19

DECATUR, Ga. –  University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension will launch the fourth season of Fresh on DeK, DeKalb County’s Mobile Farmers Market on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at…

Jun 5th, 2019

ROAD CLOSURE MAP

Greenglade Road Closure June 6

DECATUR, Ga. – Greenglade Road, between Chrysler Drive NE and Oak Grove Road NE, will be closed to through-traffic on Thursday, June 6, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., due to filming. Residents living in the…

Jun 5th, 2019

Community Cleanups

DeKalb Community Organizations Rally Together For a Successful Cleanup Day

DECATUR, Ga.—The Greater Hidden Hills Community Development Corporation (GHHCDC), in partnership with DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson, launched the Your Community, Your Litter –…

Jun 4th, 2019

Fire hydrant located at Briarcliff Road and University Drive is the connecting point between two aging water mains that are contributing to low water pressure in the area.

DeKalb Announces $20 Million Water Pressure Improvement Plan

DECATUR, Ga. – Today, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced a plan to resolve reported low water pressure issues in the Briarcliff and North Decatur areas. In July 2019, DeKalb County crews…

May, 2019

May 31st, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Library Offers Fine-Free Summer -- Kids, teens not charged overdue fines from June 1 to Aug. 31

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Public Library (DCPL) will waive any overdue fines for materials in the children’s and teen’s collections during “Fine-Free Summer.”

The initiative will run from June 1…

May 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

Free Bulky Item Collection for DeKalb Residents - Schedule based on residents’ sanitation service day

DECATUR, Ga. – As part of the Operation Spring Clean Sweep 2019 campaign, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division offers free residential bulky item curbside collection every Friday and Saturday in…

May 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Recreation Parks and Cultural Affairs to hold Fishing with Fathers Excursion on June 16

DECATUR, Ga. – Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a Fishing with Fathers excursion on June 16, from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center, 3787 Klondike Rd.…

May 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb’s Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center Celebrates National Get Outdoors Day

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs’ encourages first-time visitors to soak up the great outdoors by participating in a Fun with Fireflies hike June 8, from 7:30 to 9 p.m.,…

May 29th, 2019

Your Community , Your Litter-Pick It Up

Winners of the ‘Your Community, Your Litter-Pick It UP!’ Jingle and Video Contests Announced

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – The Greater Hidden Hills Community Development Corporation (GHHCDC), in partnership with DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson, launched the Your Community, Your…