Press Releases

March, 2019

Mar 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Announces Fourth Annual Poetry Slam

DECATUR, Ga. –DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host its fourth annual Poetry Slam on Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m., located at Mason Mill Recreation Center, 1340 McConnell…

Mar 15th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Cooperative Extension Announces Green Industry Update

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will have a Green Industry Update training on Thursday, March 21, from 7:30 a.m. to noon at DeKalb County Cooperative Extension, 4380 Memorial Dr.…

Mar 15th, 2019

ROAD CLOSURE MAP

Two Road Closures Begin March 16

DECATUR, Ga. – Powell Lane, between Clairmont Road to Clairmont Circle, will be closed to through-traffic beginning at 4:30 a.m., Saturday, March 16, through 6 p.m., Sunday, March 17, due to filming…

Mar 14th, 2019

Dekalb County

SPLOST Open Houses to be Held in April

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County will host three special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST) open houses in April to give citizens an opportunity to review work completed, find out what is in…

Mar 14th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Host Business Opportunity Reverse Trade Show and Procurement Summit

DECATUR, Ga. – In celebration of National Procurement Month, DeKalb County is set to host its third annual Business Opportunity Reverse Trade Show and Procurement Summit. The free event is from 9 a.m…

Mar 13th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Begins National Ambulance Provider Search

DECATUR, Ga. – Today, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced that the county has begun a national search to select an ambulance transport provider.

“DeKalb County has worked with our…

Mar 12th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb New Day Project to Replace 102,000 Water Meters

DECATUR, Ga. – Today, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced the New Day: Water Meter Exchange and Upgrade Initiative, a three-year program to replace 102,000 aging and potentially defective…

Mar 12th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Police K-9 Officer Indi and his Handler to be Recognized for Valor

Who:


DeKalb K-9 Officer Indi
Master Police Officer Norman Larsen (Indi’s handler)


What:


DeKalb K-9 Officer Indi will be returning to work after being shot and losing an eye while helping his…

Mar 11th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb CEO Presentation to Detail Water Meter Replacement Program

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and staff will make a formal presentation detailing the county’s program to replace 102,000 aging and potentially defective water meters.

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Mar 11th, 2019

Road map

Caladium Drive NE Road Closure Begins March 13

DECATUR, Ga. – Caladium Drive NE, between Cravey Drive NE and Hawthorne Drive NE, will be closed to through-traffic to install new sewer line, beginning at 9 a.m., Wednesday, March 13, through 9 p.m…