Press Releases

January, 2020

Jan 22nd, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Seeks Input on Parks Master Plan

DECATUR, Ga. — The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a series of public meetings to update its 10-year comprehensive master plan. The first meeting will be…

Jan 21st, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Horticulture Homeowners Classes Now Open

DECATUR, GA – DeKalb County Cooperative Extension announces its 2020 Horticulture Homeowners Classes. The classes will be held at DeKalb County Cooperative Extension in the Dekalb County Training…

Jan 17th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb’s Board of Commissioners Elect 2020 Leadership

Today, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to elect Commissioner Steve Bradshaw as the board’s presiding officer. Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson was elected deputy…

Jan 17th, 2020

Blueberry Plant

DeKalb Cooperative Extension Announces Plant Sale

DeKalb Cooperative Extension announces its annual Plant Sale and will accept orders Jan. 10 through March 6, 2020. Several varieties of plants are available including azaleas, blueberries, hydrangeas…

Jan 17th, 2020

DeKalb County Fresh on DeK Mobile Farmers Market

DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market Applications Open

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension is calling for applications for DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market Fresh on DeK stops for the 2020 calendar year. The deadline to apply is Friday, Feb. 14, 2020.…

Jan 17th, 2020

DeKalb County Sanitation Truck

DeKalb Announces Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 20, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised collection…

Jan 10th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Mobile Career Center January Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – WorkSource DeKalb announces its Mobile Career Center schedule for January. The center will be stationed at locations throughout DeKalb County to help put DeKalb County citizens back to…

Jan 8th, 2020

public safety job fair flyer

DeKalb to Host Public Safety Job Fair on Jan. 11

DECATUR, Ga. — The DeKalb County Office of Public Safety is hosting a job fair on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fire Rescue headquarters, 1950 West Exchange Place, Tucker, GA…

Jan 8th, 2020


DeKalb to Honor Two during Annual MLK Celebration

Dr. Claire Sterk, Emory University’s president, and Dr. Eugene Walker, a former state senator and former DeKalb school board chairman, will be honored during DeKalb County’s 36th annual Dr. Martin…

Jan 8th, 2020

Dekalb County

Citizen Advisory Board to Meet Jan. 28

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb Citizen Advisory Board Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. at the Mason Mill Recreation Center, 1340 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA 30033.…