Press Releases

August, 2022

Aug 18th, 2022

Dekalb County

Parental Accountability Court -- $1 Million Collected

The Stone Mountain Judicial Circuit, in conjunction with the Parental Accountability Court, has collected $1 million dollars in support of local youth. 

Additionally, the program has served 390…

Aug 18th, 2022

Dekalb County

Wawona Drive Emergency Water Line Replacement Scheduled for Aug. 20-21

Construction to replace 20 linear feet of failing water line

Efforts to improve water service capacity throughout DeKalb County continue on Saturday, Aug. 20, with the launch of the Wawona Drive…

Aug 18th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioners Present Honorary DeKalb Citizen Award to Mandela Washington Fellows

On Tuesday, Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson and the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners’ Chief of Staff, Kwasi Obeng, presented a Honorary Citizen Award to the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellows,…

Aug 16th, 2022

Dekalb County

CEO Thurmond: Starting Salary Pay Boost will Make DeKalb Police and Firefighters Highest Paid in Georgia

Today, DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond announced a 6.5-percent starting salary increase for all sworn police officers, making them the highest paid among large local governments in the state.

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Aug 15th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Ethics Board to Meet August 18, 2022

The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a board meeting on Thursday, August 18, 2022 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom at https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/88137432677. …

Aug 11th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections Board to Meet August 11

The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections meeting for the purpose of conducting its normal monthly business will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.

This meeting will be…

Aug 8th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Youth Commission Seeking Applicants

The DeKalb County Human Services Department Office of Youth Services is currently accepting applications for the 2022-2023 DeKalb County Youth Commission.  The Youth Commission is a leadership…

Aug 8th, 2022

Dekalb County

Office of Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson Selected to Host Mandela Washington Fellow

Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson is proud to announce that her office has been selected to host Ruth Abunaw Arrengang, a Fellow from Cameroon in the Professional Development Experience (PDE)…

Aug 8th, 2022

Dekalb County

Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson Joins in Celebration the 109th Birthday of DeKalb Citizen

Antioch AME Church celebrates Ms. Relda Beatrice Bennett Mackins

 

On Friday, Commissioner Davis Johnson extended her acknowledgments of the 109th birthday celebration of DeKalb County’s…

Aug 8th, 2022

Dekalb County

Section of Sylvan Ramble Road to be Closed August 8

Sylvan Ramble Road NE, between Cravey Drive NE and Hawthorne Drive NE, will be closed to through-traffic from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, Monday, August 8 to Friday, August 12, to facilitate the…