Press Releases

April, 2021

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…

Apr 23rd, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Urges Voters to Obtain Free Voter Identification Card

DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections (DeKalb VRE) encourages voters to plan ahead and obtain a voter identification card from the DeKalb County VRE office.  There is no cost for obtaining the…

Apr 23rd, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioner Larry Johnson to Host Annual Public Safety Town Hall

DeKalb County Commissioner Larry Johnson will host a virtual Public Safety Town Hall on April 27, 2021, at 6 p.m. 

The Annual Public Safety Town Hall will not be held in its traditional…

Apr 14th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb Offers Free Bulky Item Collection for Residents

The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will offer free residential bulky item curbside collection from Friday, May 7, through Saturday, May 29.

Residents within the Sanitation Division’s service area…

Apr 14th, 2021

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Public Library to Begin Making Computer Appointments

Starting Monday, April 19, 2021, DeKalb County Public Library will begin offering one-hour appointments available for computer use.

Prior to entry, each patron must submit to a temperature screening…