Press Releases

September, 2019

Sep 25th, 2019

Dekalb County

Youth Basketball and Cheerleading Registration Open

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs youth basketball and cheerleading program registration is open until Nov. 1.

County youth ages 7 to 18 are invited to sign up for…

Sep 25th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Emergency Management Agency Encourages Residents to Sign Up for CodeRED

DECATUR, Ga. – More than 3,000 residents and 94 businesses signed up for DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency's (DEMA) CodeRED during the Sept. 14 boil water advisory.

CodeRED is an opt-in…

Sep 25th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Offers Residents Free Disposal at Landfill

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host the third annual Landfill Amnesty Day event on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the county-owned Seminole Road Landfill…

Sep 24th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Demolish 67th Property this Year

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County is on track to exceed its demolition goal for 2019 and will demolish the 67th residential property this year. DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has enhanced county…

Sep 20th, 2019

Briarcliff Corridor Water Infrastructure Replacement Project Begins Sept. 22

Briarcliff Corridor Water Infrastructure Replacement Project Begins Sept. 22

On Sunday, Sept. 22, repair work will begin for the Briarcliff Corridor Water Infrastructure Replacement Project. The project includes replacing 44,500 feet of water main in the Briarcliff Road/North…

Sep 20th, 2019

Dekalb County

Briarcliff Corridor Water Infrastructure Replacement Project Begins Sept. 22

DECATUR, Ga. – On Sunday, Sept. 22, repair work will begin for the Briarcliff Corridor Water Infrastructure Replacement Project. The project includes replacing 44,500 feet of water main in the…

Sep 17th, 2019

Dekalb County

Jordan Lane Road Closure Begins Sept. 19

DECATUR, Ga. – Jordan Lane, between North Decatur Road and Scott Boulevard, will be closed to through-traffic between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., from Thursday, Sept. 19, to Thursday, Oct .31, to install a new…

Sep 17th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Hold Second Public Meeting for Master Plan of Avondale Dunaire Park and George Luther Property

DECATUR, Ga. — The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a series of public meetings to review the draft plans for Avondale Dunaire Park and the George Luther…

Sep 17th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Host Breast Cancer Run/Walk on Oct. 19

New route contains no hills; early registration discount extended

DECATUR, Ga.— There is a new route that contains no hills for DeKalb County’s fourth annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk.…

Sep 17th, 2019

Dekalb County

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw Announces Refugee Career Summit 2019

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County District 4 Commissioner Steve Bradshaw has partnered with several local organizations to present the fourth annual Refugee Career Summit on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, from 11…