Press Releases

July, 2020

Jul 30th, 2020

Dekalb County

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Awards Drug Treatment Grant to Juvenile Court

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County Juvenile Court was awarded $44,563 from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to implement a Family Treatment Court. 

This funding will expand the services of the…

Jul 30th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb to hold Second Virtual Master Plan Meeting for Rowland Road Property

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a second virtual public meeting on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m., to discuss the master plan for a…

Jul 30th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Police Athletic League to Hold Socially Distant Backpack Giveaway

DECATUR, Ga. – On Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, the DeKalb County Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) Plus Unit will host a free drive-up backpack giveaway. Although DeKalb County schools will begin virtually…

Jul 29th, 2020

Food distribution

DeKalb to Host Back-to-School Food Distribution

DECATUR— On Saturday, Aug. 1, DeKalb County will host a food distribution event at three drive-thru locations at which 2,400 DeKalb residents will receive one 20-pound box of fruit and vegetables and…

Jul 24th, 2020

Dekalb County

850 Youth Complete Inaugural DeKalb Virtual Career Academy

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County will celebrate the end of the DeKalb Virtual Career Academy’s, inaugural summer youth employment program, on Friday, July 31, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.  The…

Jul 24th, 2020

No Mask, No Service

DeKalb Distributing 20,000 Masks and Signage to Small Businesses

DECATUR, Ga.—Tomorrow, as part of its ongoing “Stop the Spread” campaign, DeKalb County will begin distributing 20,000 masks to local small businesses to encourage them to implement a “No Mask, No…

Jul 23rd, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Distributing 20,000 Masks to Small Businesses

DECATUR, Ga.—As part of its ongoing “Stop the Spread” campaign, DeKalb County will distribute 20,000 masks to local small businesses to encourage them to implement a “No Mask, No Service” policy.

On…

Jul 23rd, 2020

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw to Host Community Breakfast Zoom Meeting

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County District 4 Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will host his second Quarterly in the Fourth community breakfast meeting this year via Zoom on Saturday, July 25, from 9 to 11 a.m.…

Jul 23rd, 2020

Dekalb County

Malone Drive Closure to Begin July 27

DECATUR, Ga. – On Monday, July 27, Malone Drive will be closed for construction from Peachtree Industrial Boulevard (SR 141) and a detour will be in place. Local traffic will have access to Malone…

Jul 23rd, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Begins New Phase of Water Main Replacement Project on Scott Boulevard

DECATUR, Ga. – On Monday, July 27, lane closures are set to begin along Scott Boulevard, between Church Street and DeKalb Industrial Way, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. while crews work to install…