Press Releases

November, 2020

Nov 10th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Parks, Community Service Board to Host Free Virtual Teen Talk Series, Dec. 2-18

DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and the DeKalb Community Service Board will partner to hold a free virtual teen talk series.  

Registration is now open for…

Nov 10th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Parks and Park Pride to Hold Third Virtual Public Meeting

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and Park Pride will hold a third virtual public meeting to discuss the master plan of Cedar Park, located at 3165 Cedar St.,…

Nov 10th, 2020

South River

DeKalb Parks to Temporarily Close South River Trail Entrance

DeKalb Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will close the South River Trail head entry located at 2019 Bouldercrest Road SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30316, now through mid-December. The Atlanta Gas Light…

Nov 10th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Parks Partners with Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance for ‘Leave No Trace’ Campaign

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance have launched a “Leave No Trace” campaign to urge visitors to the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature…

Nov 10th, 2020

Dekalb County

Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve Patrons Urged to Use Designated Parking Areas

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs and the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance are urging visitors to the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve to park only in designated…

Nov 9th, 2020

vote

DeKalb Announces Early Voting Dates, Times for 5th Congressional District Special Election Runoff


DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) has announced early voting dates and times for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District special election runoff between Kwanza Hall and…

Nov 9th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb Announces Veterans Day Sanitation Schedule

In observance of Veterans Day on Wednesday, Nov. 11, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised collection schedule as…

Nov 4th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Elections Update

DeKalb County Voter Registration and Elections (VRE) has resumed the processing of absentee ballots and will immediately post updated, unofficial election results on www.DeKalbVotes.com as they are…

Nov 3rd, 2020

Dekalb County

Voting Hours Extended for Two DeKalb Polling Places

DeKalb Superior Court Judge Courtney L. Johnson has signed an order approving a petition by the Board of Registration and Elections to extend voting for two DeKalb County polling places that opened…

October, 2020

Oct 30th, 2020

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson Appropriates $1,000,000 to Help District 5 Families and Increase Awareness about COVID - 19

DeKalb County District 5 Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson has appropriated $1,000,000 to aid families who have been impacted by the COVID - 19 pandemic. Allocations have been made to community-based…