Press Releases

March, 2021

Mar 1st, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioner Larry Johnson Honored during Asian American Advocacy Day

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson was among those honored when the Asian Americans Advancing Justice–Atlanta virtually hosted its Tenth Annual Asian American Advocacy Day, with the theme of #…

February, 2021

Feb 26th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Host Virtual Lunch & Learn Series

The DeKalb Human Services Department will host a series of virtual Lunch & Learn webinars for the community, starting March 1, 2021, to provide information that will connect individuals and…

Feb 25th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond to Deliver Virtual State of the County Address

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond will give his outlook for 2021 during a virtual State of the County address program today at 1 p.m.

Business leaders and other community partners are invited to…

Feb 24th, 2021

Dekalb County

Correction Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson to Host Virtual Black History Program

Tonight, on Feb. 23, 2021, at 7 p.m., Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson will host a virtual Black History Panel Discussion titled, “The Evolution of Voting Rights in Black America: From Picking…

Feb 24th, 2021

Dekalb County

Statement from the DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections

As the body entrusted to oversee elections at the county level, the DeKalb County Board of Registration & Elections has a vested interest in the legislation being advanced by the Special…

Feb 25th, 2021

Cultural Resource Assessment and Ground Penetrating Radar Survey: St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery

Cultural Resource Assessment and Ground Penetrating Radar Survey: St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery

Cultural Resource Assessment and Ground Penetrating Radar Survey: St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery

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TO LEARN MORE A COMMUNITY MEETING WILL BE HELD  VIA ZOOM  https://…

Feb 19th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections Updates Advance Voting Times for Two Special Elections

The DeKalb Board of Voter Registration and Elections approved slight changes to advance voting times for two upcoming elections.

The board voted to adjust all available advance voting times to begin…

Feb 19th, 2021

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DeKalb to Close Applications for Rental Assistance Due to Overwhelming Response

Monday, Feb. 22, will be the last day that tenants and landlords can apply for financial help through the DeKalb Tenant-Landlord Assistance Coalition (TLAC) program.

The online application will…

Feb 18th, 2021

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DeKalb to Distribute 3,500 COVID-19 Survival Boxes

DeKalb County Government will distribute 3,500 COVID-19 Survival Boxes this weekend as part of its continuing effort to assist residents affected by the pandemic.

This monthly distribution will…

Feb 17th, 2021

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5,000 DeKalb Tenants and Landlords Apply for Financial Relief

Approximately 5,000 tenants and landlords have applied for financial help since the DeKalb Tenant-Landlord Assistance Coalition program opened Friday, Feb. 12.

According to Javoyne Hicks, DeKalb…