Press Releases

December, 2020

Dec 21st, 2020

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DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Updates Advance Voting Locations

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) continues to expand early voting locations ahead of the Jan. 5 runoff election with the addition of Cross Keys High School. The new advance voting…

Dec 21st, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Watershed Crews Repairing Damaged Fire Hydrant in Rock Springs Community

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) crews are currently repairing a 6-inch-diameter water pipe in the Rock Springs community which was damaged when a fire hydrant was…

Dec 18th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb’s Buford Highway Food Distribution Site to Aid Latino and Immigrant Families

DeKalb County Government is adding a fourth food distribution site in December in Doraville because the Latino community is one of the population groups hardest hit by food insecurity exacerbated the…

Dec 17th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb’s Buford Highway Food Distribution Site to Aid Latino and Immigrant Families

DeKalb County Government is adding a fourth food distribution site in December in Doraville because the Latino community is one of the population groups hardest hit by food insecurity exacerbated the…

Dec 16th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Hold Virtual Public Input Meeting on its Comprehensive Plan Update

The DeKalb County Department of Planning and Sustainability is holding a virtual public input on the county’s Five-Year Comprehensive Plan Update.

The meeting will be Thursday, Dec. 17, from 5 to 6…

Dec 16th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Residents Encouraged to Donate New, Unwrapped Toys during Stuff the Bus Holiday Toy Drive

This Saturday, Dec. 19, DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will host a special event to help bring the joy of Christmas to underserved children during the holidays.

The Stuff the…

Dec 16th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Food Distribution for Veterans and Military Families Rescheduled for Dec. 22

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson recently allocated $10,000 in District 7 Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to the Atlanta Food Bank to assist…

Dec 16th, 2020

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Correction--DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections Proposes Single Precinct Change for Jan. 5 Runoff

The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections (BRE) is planning a single polling place change for the Jan 5, 2021, runoff election.

Under the proposed change, voters who recently cast their…

Dec 15th, 2020

Dekalb County

Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson Gives the Gift of Home Repairs for District 5 Seniors

Dec. 8, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners approved $150,000 in funding, which was appropriated by District 5 Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson, to assist senior citizens in District 5 with…

Dec 14th, 2020

East Ponce

Section of East Ponce De Leon Road Closed for Road Repair

East Ponce De Leon, near the intersection of Wamsley Way, is closed to through-traffic Monday, Dec. 14, to repair a road cave-in on the right-of-way.

Road closure and detour signs will be placed in…