Press Releases

November, 2019

Nov 19th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Recommends Emergency Ambulance Service Provider

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Board of Commissioners received a recommendation on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, to enter into a five-year contract with American Medical Response, an emergency ambulance…

Nov 14th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Host ‘A Taste of Memorial Drive’ on Saturday

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County will host “A Taste of Memorial Drive” on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s conference center, 495 N. Indian Creek Dr.,…

Nov 14th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Commissioners Approve Equal Justice Initiative Historical Markers

DECATUR, Ga.—The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the resolution sponsored by Commissioner Larry Johnson to erect two Equal Justice Initiative historical markers to contextualize lynchings…

Nov 15th, 2019

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DeKalb Improving Storm Water Management with $2 Million Pond Maintenance Program

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has launched a program to enhance maintenance of the county’s 950 stormwater drainage ponds. Over the next year, contractors will leverage $2 million…

Nov 14th, 2019

Dekalb County

Parks Citizens Advisory Board to Meet Nov. 19

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb Parks Citizen Advisory Board Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. at the DeKalb County Fire Rescue Headquarters, 1950 West Exchange Place, Tucker,…

Nov 13th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Reopens Warming Centers

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County will reopen two warming centers for citizens to use overnight as temperatures are expected to be below freezing. The following stations will open from Wednesday, Nov. 13…

Nov 12th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Opens Warming Centers

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County will open two warming centers for citizens to use overnight as temperatures are expected to be below freezing. The following stations will open Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m…

Nov 8th, 2019

Dekalb County

Comanche Drive Water Main Repairs Completed

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews have completed repairs on a 6-inch water main on Comanche Drive.

Extensive repairs included installing and reconnecting new pipe…

Nov 8th, 2019

Dekalb County

Water Main Repairs Underway on Comanche Drive

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are in the process of making repairs on a 6-inch water main on Comanche Drive.

More extensive repairs are required to…

Nov 8th, 2019

Dekalb County

Water Main Repairs Underway on Comanche Drive

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management crews are in the process of making repairs on a 6-inch water main on Comanche Drive.

Approximately 20 residential customers on…