Press Releases

January, 2020

Jan 6th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Recognized for Preventing Sewer Spills

DECATUR, Ga. — The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) was recently recognized with a top award for prioritizing public health and preventing sewer spills caused by Fats, Oils and…

Jan 6th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Host 36th Annual MLK Celebration

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County will present its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration program, “King’s 2020 Vision: The Beloved Community – The Fierce Urgency of Now,” Friday, Jan. 17, from 11:…

Jan 3rd, 2020

Dekalb County

Crews Isolate Damaged Water Main Break Along Chamblee-Dunwoody Road

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews have isolated a water main break along Chamblee-Dunwoody Road.

Crews are in the process of assessing the damage in order to make…

Jan 3rd, 2020

Dekalb County

Crews Working to Repair Water Main Break Along Chamblee-Dunwoody Road

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are working to repair a water main along Chamblee-Dunwoody Road.

A 70-foot section of eight-inch diameter water pipe at a…

Jan 2nd, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Public Library to Host Mike Glenn's Once He Learns How to Read: A Legacy of Literacy Exhibit

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Public Library will host Mike "Stinger" Glenn's "Once He Learns How to Read: A Legacy of Literacy" exhibit Jan. 4 through Jan. 22, at the Decatur Library, located at 215…

December, 2019

Dec 31st, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Parks to Hold Volunteer Day

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a Volunteer Day on Sunday, Jan. 12, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Mason Mill Park, located at 1340 McConnell Dr., Ste. B, Decatur,…

Dec 31st, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Host Father-Daughter Dance

DECATUR, Ga. — The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host its fifth annual Father-Daughter Dance at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta,…

Dec 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Retirees Celebrate Proposed Cost of Living Increase

DEKALB, Ga. – For the second consecutive year, DeKalb County retirees and beneficiaries could receive a two-percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA).

"After 14 years with no cost of living increases…

Dec 29th, 2019

Dekalb County

Peachcrest Road Water Main Repairs Completed

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County watershed crews completed repairs on a 16-inch water main on Peachcrest Road at 4:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Water service is being restored to all affected customers.

As water…

Dec 29th, 2019

Dekalb County

Crews Working to Repair Peachcrest Road Water Main

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are continuing work to repair a 16-inch water main near Peachcrest Road.

Extensive repairs are required to permanently fix a…