Press Releases

May, 2019

May 9th, 2019

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DeKalb Free Paper Shredding Event on June 15

DECATUR, Ga. – As part of the Operation Clean Sweep 2019 initiative, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host a free paper shredding event on Saturday, June 15, 2019, from 8 a.m. - noon, at…

May 9th, 2019

DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond, Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson,  Commissioner Nancy Jester, county staff and residents  at Brannon Hill demolition.

DeKalb Tackles Brannon Hill Blight

DECATUR, Ga. – Today, DeKalb County continued its efforts to fight blight at Brannon Hill Condominiums by demolishing 56 dilapidated and neglected units.

Since 2017, DeKalb County CEO Michael…

May 8th, 2019

Crews have repaired a water main on Henderson Mill Road.

Henderson Mill Road Water Main Repair Completed

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County watershed crews have completed repairs to a six-inch water main on Henderson Mill Road. Water is currently being restored to all affected customers.

A portion of…

May 7th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Continues Brannon Hill Blight Removal Efforts

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County is set to demolish 56 dilapidated and neglected units at Brannon Hill Condominiums. In 2017, CEO Michael Thurmond allocated $3.8 million in funds approved by the Board of…

May 7th, 2019

Repairs are underway on a water main on Henderson Mill Road.

Henderson Mill Road Water Main Repairs Expected to be Completed Overnight

DECATUR, Ga. – Repairs are underway and are expected to be completed by 1 a.m. Wednesday on a six-inch water main on Henderson Mill Road.

DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews began…

May 7th, 2019

Crews continue to repair near water main on Henderson Mill Road

Water Main Repairs Underway on Henderson Mill Road

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are in the process of making repairs on a 48-inch water main on Henderson Mill Road.

DeKalb Watershed workers have isolated the…

May 7th, 2019

Dekalb County

Water Main Leak on Henderson Mill Road Discovered and Repairs Being Made

DECATUR, Ga. – A leak was discovered on a 48-inch water main on Henderson Mill Road at approximately 5:45 a.m. this morning. DeKalb Watershed workers have isolated the leak and repair work has begun…

May 6th, 2019

Lane Closure

Columbia Drive Closures Begin May 8

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management (DWM) will close two traffic lanes along Columbia Drive to conduct sewer main inspections and repairs. The lane closures will occur…

May 3rd, 2019

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DeKalb County Cooperative Extension Announces Basic Bonsai Class

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host "Basic Bonsai" as part of the 2019 Gardening in Georgia Series. The class will be held on May 21, from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m., at the DeKalb…

May 1st, 2019

WorkSource Mobile Career Bus

DeKalb County Mobile Career Center May Schedule

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