Press Releases

November, 2022

Nov 23rd, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Crews Onsite to Repair Water Main Break on Covington Highway

DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) crews are working to a repair water main break on Covington Highway near South Hairston Road.  

A private contractor working in the area…

Nov 18th, 2022

Dekalb County

Shallowford Road Emergency Waterline Repair Scheduled for Nov. 28

Crews will work to repair a leak in the water transmission system

 

Efforts to improve the watershed system throughout DeKalb County continues on Monday, Nov. 28, with the launch of the Shallowford…

Nov 18th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Residents Encouraged to Donate New, Unwrapped Toys during 3rd Annual Stuff the Bus Holiday Toy Drive


All donations to be allocated through Marine Toys for Tots

 

On Saturday, Dec. 17, DeKalb County Super District 7 Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will host the 3rd Annual Stuff the Bus…

Nov 17th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Host Thanksgiving Food Distribution

CEO Thurmond: ‘Skyrocketing food prices will be an unwelcome guest at Thanksgiving celebrations this year’

 

On Saturday, Nov. 19, DeKalb County Government will celebrate Thanksgiving Day 2022…

Nov 17th, 2022

Dekalb County

Commissioner Robert Patrick Partners with DeKalb Library Foundation to Continue Vital Library Program

High demand for mobile hotspot program for residents without internet access

 

Commissioner Robert Patrick, along with several of his Board of Commissioner colleagues, has teamed up with the…

Nov 17th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections Announces Advance Voting Locations, Hours for Dec. 6 General Election Runoff

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) announced advance voting and drop box locations for the upcoming Dec. 6, 2022 General Election runoff.

  Advance voting for the…

Nov 17th, 2022

Dekalb County

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw Introduces MARTA System Resolution

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw on Nov.15 introduced a resolution at the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners meeting requesting that the State of Georgia’s budget include funding to support the…

Nov 17th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb Announces Thanksgiving Sanitation Schedule

Collection to run one day late for Thursday customers

 

In observance of Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, Nov. 24, sanitation collection service for residential customers will be based on the…

Nov 15th, 2022

Dekalb County

CEO Thurmond’s Employee Incentive Bonus Plan Approved by DeKalb Commissioners

Bonuses include $1,500 for non-sworn frontline employees,
$1,000 for all other employees, and up to $500 in vaccination incentives

 

Today, DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond’s plan to provide a one-…

Nov 15th, 2022

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Open Warming Centers Nov. 16-18

DeKalb County will open warming centers for residents to use this weekend.

Warming centers will be open in the following DeKalb County locations on Nov. 16, Nov. 17, and Nov. 18, beginning at 8 p.m…