Press Releases

September, 2020

Sep 30th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Watershed Responds to Brown Water Concerns in the Oakhurst Community

DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) crews have flushed lines in the Oakhurst area as a part of addressing brown water concerns. 

On Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 29, DWM began…

Sep 30th, 2020

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Section of Houston Mill Road to be Closed Oct. 2

Houston Mill Road, between Adella Pace Drive Northeast and Rainier Falls Drive Northeast, will be closed to through-traffic Friday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to facilitate the setup of a crane…

Sep 30th, 2020


Mark Your Calendars: DeKalb’s ‘Registered and Ready’ Event, Oct. 5

The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections is holding an event on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, to ensure all voters are ready for the upcoming general election.

The “Registered and Ready” annual…

Sep 29th, 2020

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CEO Thurmond Urges DeKalb to Roll Up their Sleeves to Fight the Flu

DeKalb County Government and the DeKalb County Board of Health are working together to urge residents and county employees to roll up their sleeves to fight the flu.

“The combination of COVID-19 and…

Sep 25th, 2020


DeKalb Anticipates an Increase in Absentee Voters in the 2020 General Election

Registered voters in DeKalb County looking to cast an absentee ballot for the Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, general election are encouraged to begin the process now by visiting The…

Sep 25th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Human Services to Cohost Metro-Atlanta College Access Conference

The DeKalb County Human Services Department’s Office of Youth Services, in partnership with College AIM, will cohost the Metro-Atlanta College Access Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at 6 p.m.…

Sep 25th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Cooperative Extension Announces, ‘Landscaping & Gardening on a Budget’ Virtual Class

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host a “Landscaping & Gardening on a Budget” zoom class on Sept. 30, at 5:30 p.m. The free class will be hosted by UGA Dekalb County Extension Services.…

Sep 24th, 2020

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Mark Your Calendars: Key Voter Registration and Election Dates to Remember

The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections is reminding residents to mark their calendars to remember several upcoming dates related to the special election, general election and other…

Sep 23rd, 2020

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson

DeKalb Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson Announces Second Annual ‘Lock-in for Life’

Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson, in partnership with the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority (FDHA), is hosting the second annual Lock-in for Life, a program designed to promote healthy…

Sep 22nd, 2020


Frazier Rowe Virtual Ribbon Cutting Set for Sept. 26

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a virtual ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly created pavilion at Frazier Rowe Park, 2886 Lavista Rd., Decatur, GA…