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April, 2021

Apr 30th, 2021

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Shallowford Road Water Service Interruption Planned for May 4

On Tuesday, May 4, DeKalb County and its contractors will temporarily interrupt water service to businesses and residents between 2308 and 2960 Shallowford Road from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., to replace a…

Apr 30th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson to Speak at May 3 College Horizons Outreach Program Hot Topics Seminar Series

DeKalb County Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson will be the featured speaker for the Agnes Scott College Horizons Outreach Program (CHOP) Hot Topics Seminar Series titled "Women Rule: Cultivating…

Apr 29th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Public Library to Begin Making Book Browsing Appointments

Starting Monday, May 3, DeKalb County Public Library will offer one-hour book browsing appointments.

Prior to entry, each patron must submit to a temperature screening and proper face coverings will…

Apr 29th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Ethics Board to Hold Special Called Meeting May 3 at 6 p.m. (Revised)

The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a special called meeting of the Board on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 6 p.m. 

The meeting will be held via Zoom at https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/…

Apr 27th, 2021

Dekalb County

Crews Working to Assess Needed Water Main Repair in Lithonia

The county is in the process of assessing the repairs needed for a leak in a section of water pipe near the intersection of Kilgore Lane and Kilgore Road in Lithonia.

The county will provide an…

Apr 27th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Purchase 20,000 Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies

DeKalb County Government will buy approximately 20,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies from area troops for its upcoming food distribution and for the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

“This is not simply…

Apr 27th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Ethics Board to Hold Special Called Meeting May 3, 2021, at 6 p.m.

The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a special called meeting on Monday, May 3, 2021, at 6 p.m. 

The meeting will be held via Zoom at https://dekalbcountyga.zoom.us/j/88137432677…

Apr 27th, 2021

Dekalb County

Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson Provides an Update on John Lewis Commemorative Project

Twenty-four artists from around the world want to create an artistic piece to honor the life and legacy of the late Congressman John Robert Lewis.

On Tuesday, Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson…

Apr 27th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Distribute 3,600 Boxes of Produce and Chicken during its Mother’s Day Distribution

On Saturday, May 1, DeKalb County will celebrate Mother’s Day 2021 with its monthly food distribution to fight COVID-19 food insecurity.

Residents will receive one 20-pound box of fruit and…

Apr 23rd, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Parks Installs New Chronolog Photo Stations in Honor of Citizen Science Month

The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs has installed five new Chronolog photo stations in honor of Citizen Science Month. The Chronolog stations are located in Mason…