Press Releases

July, 2020

Jul 21st, 2020

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Airport Master Plan Citizens Advisory Committee to Meet July 28

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb-Peachtree Airport Master Plan Citizens Advisory Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m.

The meeting will be conducted virtually via Zoom at  …

Jul 21st, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Passes Mask Ordinance to Stop the Spread of COVID-19

DECATUR, Ga. –Today, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners approved CEO Michael Thurmond’s amendments to the mask ordinance commissioners passed July 14. The original mask ordinance was authored…

Jul 16th, 2020

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DeKalb County Hosts COVID-19 ‘Stop the Spread’ Events this Weekend

DECATUR, Ga—This weekend DeKalb County is continuing its efforts to “Stop the Spread” of COVID-19 with several community-based initiatives designed to mitigate the health and economic impacts of the…

Jul 16th, 2020

Dekalb County

Section of Blackmon Drive to be Closed July 24-27

DECATUR, Ga. – Blackmon Drive, between North Decatur Road and Scott Boulevard, will be closed to through-traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Friday July 24, 2020, through 5 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2020, to…

Jul 16th, 2020

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Section of Blackmon Drive to be Closed July 24-27

DECATUR, Ga. – Blackmon Drive, between North Decatur Road and Scott Boulevard, will be closed to through-traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Friday July 24, 2020, through 5 p.m. Monday, July 27, 2020, to…

Jul 16th, 2020

books

DeKalb Library to Launch Contact-free Pickup Service and Accept Returns

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Public Library (DCPL) will begin accepting returns of library materials in outside book drops on Monday, July 20.

Out of an abundance of caution and in line with current…

Jul 16th, 2020

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Malone Drive Closure to Begin July 20

DECATUR, Ga.—On Monday, July 20, 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 16th, 2020

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DeKalb’s Parks Citizens Advisory Board to Meet July 28

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a Parks Citizen Advisory Board Committee meeting on Tuesday, July. 28, at 6 p.m.

The meeting to…

Jul 15th, 2020

Sanitation drop box

DeKalb Sanitation Offers Secure Drop Box Service

DECATUR, Ga.  – In support of the county’s virtual service delivery strategy and as an additional service request and payment option to DeKalb residents and businesses, the DeKalb County…

Jul 15th, 2020

Larry Johnson

DeKalb Commissioner Larry Johnson Welcomes Bank OZK to Memorial Drive

DECATUR, Ga.— DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson recently met with the partners of Bank OZK to welcome them to District 3.
 
“I am grateful that Bank OZK has continued to expand its…