Press Releases

March, 2019

Mar 28th, 2019


DeKalb CEO’s State of the County Breakfast: Donations Will Benefit Foster children

DECATUR, Ga. – Foster children will be the beneficiaries of donations collected during a community breakfast sponsored by DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond.

A suggested minimum donation of $20 is…

Mar 26th, 2019

DeKalb Works 2018

DeKalb Works Kicks Off Summer Youth Employment Program

DECATUR, GA. – DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and the Board of Commissioners are partnering again with WorkSource DeKalb to launch the 2019 DeKalb Works Summer Youth Employment Program.…

Mar 26th, 2019


DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to hold Spring Break Mini Camp

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a Spring Break Mini Camp April 1 through April 5, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

The cost of camp is $10 for a day of…

Mar 26th, 2019

Charter Review

DeKalb Leaders Support Charter Review Study

DECATUR, Ga. – Today at the Georgia State Capitol, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond signed an executive order to create a DeKalb Charter Review Commission. The document was also signed by…

Mar 25th, 2019


North Druid Hills Road Lane Closures to Begin March 26

DECATUR, Ga. – Two lanes of traffic will be closed along a portion of North Druid Hills Road at Berkeley Lane beginning Tuesday, March 26 to Friday, March 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., to install new…

Apr 26th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond to Deliver Two State of the County Addresses

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond will give his outlook for 2019 during two State of the County addresses in April.

Business leaders and other community partners are invited to a…

Mar 21st, 2019

Dekalb County

Parks Citizens Advisory Board to Meet March 26

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb Parks Citizen Advisory Board Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 26, at 6 p.m. at the DeKalb County Fire Rescue Headquarters, 1950 West Exchange Place, Tucker…

Mar 19th, 2019

Dekalb County

First 10 Miles of SPLOST Paving Complete

DECATUR, Ga. – The first 10 miles of the worst roads in DeKalb have been resurfaced through the special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) program. An additional 22 miles of resurfacing is…

Mar 18th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs to Hold Kite Festival

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host the first Kites over DeKalb Festival on Sunday, April 14, from noon to 4 p.m. at Wade Walker Park, 5605…

Mar 18th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Water Main Project Repairs Begin March 20

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will close three traffic lanes along Glenwood Road to conduct water main installation work at Glendale Drive. The lane…