Press Releases

March, 2019

Mar 8th, 2019

Dekalb County

WorkSource DeKalb to Host Dislocated Worker Information Sessions

DECATUR, Ga. – WorkSource DeKalb (WSD) and Georgia Piedmont Technical College have partnered to host Dislocated Worker Information Sessions for DeKalb County individuals who have been laid off.…

Mar 8th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Parks Summer Food Program Applications Open Until May 17

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is seeking sites to participate in the Summer Food Service Program from June 3 to July 19. The Summer Food Service Program is a U.S…

Mar 7th, 2019

Dekalb County

4th Annual Neon 5K Fun Run Cancelled

DECATUR, Ga.–The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs has cancelled the 4th Annual Neon 5K Fun Run scheduled for Saturday, March 9, due to pending forecast of inclement weather.…

Mar 7th, 2019

Dekalb County

Browns Mill Recreation Center to Host Health and Wellness Education Spring Fest Fair

DECATUR, Ga.— DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs' Browns Mill Recreation Center, in partnership with Zeta Sorority, Inc, Iota Eta Zeta Chapter and the DeKalb MLK Jr. Cluster schools…

Mar 7th, 2019

Rain Barrel Workshop

Keep DeKalb Beautiful to Host Rain Barrel Workshop

DECATUR, Ga. – Keep DeKalb Beautiful will host a rain barrel workshop on Saturday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Dunwoody Community Garden in Brook Run Park, 4700 N. Peachtree Road,…

Mar 5th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Cooperative Extension Announces Gardening Class for DeKalb Residents

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County Cooperative Extension will host "Adding Color to your Garden” as part of the 2019 Gardening in Georgia Series. The class will be held on March 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.…

Mar 1st, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Mobile Career Center March Schedule

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

Mar 1st, 2019

MARTA Board Nominees

DeKalb CEO Names Three MARTA Board Nominees

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has nominated three county residents to serve on the MARTA board of directors.

“DeKalb’s nominees are dedicated civic and community leaders who have…

February, 2019

Feb 27th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to Hire for Seasonal Summer Employment

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is accepting applications for seasonal summer employment opportunities such as food monitors, camp counselors, recreation…

Feb 27th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Demolish Abandoned Stone Mountain Property

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County is set to demolish an abandoned and dilapidated Stone Mountain property, the first demolition for the 2019 calendar year.

At the beginning of 2017, CEO Michael Thurmond…