Press Releases

October, 2020

Oct 16th, 2020

Dekalb County

Commissioner Bradshaw to Hold Virtual Meeting on New Stone Mountain Senior and Community Center

DeKalb County Commissioner Steve Bradshaw and the county’s Community Development Department will accept public comments on the final phase of planning for the design, engineering, and programming for…

Oct 16th, 2020

Dekalb County

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw to Host Fourth Quarter Community Breakfast Zoom Meeting for 2020

DeKalb County District 4 Commissioner Steve Bradshaw will host his second Quarterly in the Fourth community breakfast meeting this year via Zoom on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 to 11 a.m.

The virtual…

Oct 16th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Police Department Seeks Reaccreditation

To achieve reaccreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA), the DeKalb County Police Department will have two public information sessions, during which…

Oct 16th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Hold a Virtual Town Hall on Consent Decree Modifications

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond will host a public virtual town hall meeting to discuss the details of the modifications to the county’s 2010 federal consent decree.

Some of the modifications to…

Oct 7th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Expands Drop Box Locations for General Election

Registered voters in DeKalb County will be able to cast their absentee ballots in the general election at drop box locations throughout the county. A complete list of drop boxes can be viewed at www.…

Oct 7th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees to Meet Oct. 12

DeKalb County Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a regular meeting on Monday, Oct.  12, at 4:30 p.m. A Finance Committee meeting will be held at 3:45 p.m. These meetings will be…

Oct 8th, 2020

Dekalb County

Registration Now Open for DeKalb Virtual Poetry Slam

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host its fifth annual “Poetry Slam Virtual Edition” on Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The Poetry Slam is free and will…

Oct 7th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Parks Announces New Junior Ranger Program

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs has created a Junior Ranger program designed for youth ages 5 to 12. The program is available now and will benefit families…

Oct 6th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Receives $4.7 Million Grant to Improve Elections Process

DeKalb County has been selected to receive a $4.8 million grant from the Center for Tech and Civic Life (CTCL). The CTCL grant will allow DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections…

Oct 1st, 2020

Food distribution

DeKalb Continues Fight Against Hunger by Distributing 2,500 Boxes of Food on Saturday

DeKalb County Government continues to fight food insecurity during a monthly food distribution event scheduled for this weekend.

On Saturday, Oct. 3, the county will host three drive-through food…