Press Releases

May, 2019

May 31st, 2019

Operation Clean Sweep

DeKalb Operation Spring Clean Sweep Begins June 7

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Sanitation Division’s Operation Spring Clean Sweep 2019 begins Friday, June 7. The initiative includes free residential curbside collection, paper shredding, litter…

May 28th, 2019

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DeKalb County Marshal’s Office Implements a Body Camera Program

DECATUR, Ga.—The DeKalb County Marshal’s Office (DKMO) began fully implementing its body camera program in May 2019 after extensive research and field testing. DKMO took lessons learned from other…

May 22nd, 2019

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DeKalb Park Association Receives Flag Football Grant

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs announces the Metro Athletics Network, on behalf of the Lithonia Lions, has been awarded $9,730 to fund the NFL Flag Football program.…

May 22nd, 2019

DeKalb Pool

DeKalb County Pools to Open May 25

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County’s pools will open Memorial Day weekend starting on Saturday, May 25. Residents can splash into summer by visiting a neighborhood pool. The official season runs May 25…

May 22nd, 2019

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DeKalb County Fire Rescue Open House May 30

The DeKalb County Fire Rescue Department will host its annual open house on Thursday, May 30, from 4 – 7 p.m. Residents will be able to tour fire safety equipment including ladder trucks and the…

May 22nd, 2019

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Marbut Road Closure Begins May 28

DECATUR, Ga. – Marbut Road, between Lithonia Industrial Boulevard and Phillips Road, will be closed to through-traffic beginning at 9 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, through 9 p.m., Friday, June 7, to replace…

May 22nd, 2019

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DeKalb to Host 18th Annual Memorial Day Program

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County government will join the Veterans Affairs Advisory Board of DeKalb County for its 18th annual Memorial Day Program at 11 a.m., Friday, May 24, at Manuel Maloof Auditorium…

May 22nd, 2019

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DeKalb County Statement on Agreement with U.S. Attorney’s Office to Pay $750,000 to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County has agreed to pay $750,000 to resolve alleged civil claims under federal law that may have occurred between 2013 and 2016. According to the allegations, former WorkSource…

May 17th, 2019

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Ponce de Leon Avenue Lane Closures on May 20

DECATUR, Ga. – On Monday, May 20, between at 8 p.m. and 4 a.m., the DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will close one traffic lane in both directions along Ponce de Leon Avenue at…

May 17th, 2019

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Commissioner Cochran-Johnson Co-sponsors Great American Franchise Expo

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson is partnering with The Great American Franchise Expo to support her efforts in increasing business ownership in DeKalb County.

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