Press Releases

June, 2021

Jun 9th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Senior Center Receives National Accreditation

DeKalb County’s Lou Walker Senior Center, located at 2538 Panola Road Stonecrest, has been recognized as a Nationally Accredited Senior Center of Excellence by the National Council on Aging’s…

Jun 9th, 2021

Dekalb County

StoryWalk® Arrives at Mason Mill Park

DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with DeKalb’s Roads and Drainage Division and the Toco Hill-Avis G. Williams Library, has successfully installed…

May, 2021

May 28th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Announces Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccinations and Food Distribution

DeKalb residents will have the opportunity to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, one 20-pound box of Georgia-grown fruit and vegetables, one dozen eggs and a 10-pound package of chicken hindquarters…

May 28th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections to Meet June 10

The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections (BRE) meeting for the purpose of conducting its normal monthly business will be held on Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 4:30 p.m.

This meeting will be…

May 28th, 2021

Registration Now Open for Second Annual DeKalb Police  Athletic League Virtual Summer Camp

Registration Now Open for Second Annual DeKalb Police Athletic League Virtual Summer Camp

Registration is now open for the second annual DeKalb County Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) Plus Unit Virtual Summer Academy. The free program, created for youth ages 5-14, will run June 7 to July…

May 26th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Robert Patrick Launches ‘Be D1 to Stop COVID-19’ Public Awareness Campaign

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) begin to relax mask policies for outdoors and those who have been vaccinated, DeKalb County Commissioner Robert Patrick is reminding residents…

May 25th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond Announces Multimillion-Dollar Public Safety and Crime Prevention Strategy

Today, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced a proposed multimillion-dollar comprehensive strategy to enhance public safety and prevent violent crimes.

“This funding will allow us to…

May 21st, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Larry Johnson to Host DeKalb County South Precinct Police Meetups

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson will host DeKalb County South Precinct Police Meetups beginning at 2 p.m. each Saturday starting May 22 through June 26.     

“I believe…

May 21st, 2021

Dekalb County

Shallowford Road Planned Outage on May 25

On Tuesday, May 25, DeKalb County and its contractors will temporarily interrupt water service to businesses and residents between 2308 to 2960 Shallowford Road from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., to properly…

May 21st, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Announces Memorial Day Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 31, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will run one day late as follows:

Monday, May 31 – Memorial Day…