Press Releases

October, 2019

Oct 31st, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Extends Condolences to Families of Plane Crash Victims

DECATUR, Ga. — DeKalb County Government and DeKalb-Peachtree Airport extend sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in yesterday’s plane crash. DeKalb County…

Oct 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

Two Confirmed Dead after Plane Crashes in DeKalb

3:35 p.m.

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County Fire Rescue has confirmed that a second victim died in a plane crash near Chamblee this morning.

2:47 p.m.

All lanes of I-85 Frontage Road, near Peachtree…

Oct 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

I-85 Access Road Now Open after Plane Crash

2:47 p.m.

DECATUR, Ga.— All lanes of I-85 Frontage Road, near Peachtree Circle Northeast, are now open after a plane crash near Chamblee this morning.

1:18 p.m.

DeKalb County Fire Marshall Joe Cox…

Oct 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

Six Townhome Units Declared Unsafe After Airplane Crash

1:18 p.m.

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County Fire Marshall Joe Cox, in consultation with county building inspectors, has declared six units of Clairmont Hills Townhomes unsafe until further notice.

The…

Oct 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

Part of I-85 Access Shutdown after Plane Crashes into DeKalb Townhome

1:18 p.m.

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County Fire Marshall Joe Cox, in consultation with county building inspectors, has declared six units of Clairmont Hills Townhomes unsafe until further notice.

The…

Oct 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

Part of I-85 Access Shutdown after Plane Crashes into DeKalb Townhome

DECATUR, Ga.—One lane of I-85 Frontage Road, near Peachtree Circle Northeast, has been closed after plane crash near Chamblee this morning.

DeKalb County Police Department directing traffic in the…

Oct 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

Plane Crashes into DeKalb Townhome Building

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County’s Public Safety Unified Command personnel are on the scene of a plane crash on Peachwood Circle.

The Unified Command personnel consists of DeKalb County Fire Rescue,…

Oct 30th, 2019

Dekalb County

Plane Crashes into DeKalb Townhome Building

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County Fire Rescue and DeKalb County Police are on the scene of a small-engine plane crash into a townhome building on Peachwood Circle shortly after 10 a.m. today.

DeKalb…

Oct 29th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Free Bulky Item Curbside Collection Begins Nov. 22

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will offer free residential bulky item curbside collection from Nov. 22, 2019, through Dec. 21, 2019.

Residents within the Sanitation Division’s…

Oct 29th, 2019

ROAD CLOSURE MAP

Cindy Drive Closed Until Nov. 22

DECATUR, Ga. – Cindy Drive, between Glenwood Road and Snapfinger Road, will remain closed to through-traffic until Friday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., to rebuild, repair and replace transmission…