Press Releases

August, 2019

Aug 27th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Host Breast Cancer Run/Walk on Oct. 19

DECATUR, Ga.— Early registration for the fourth annual DeKalb County Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk is now open.

On Saturday, Oct. 19, DeKalb County, along with Susan G. Komen and Northlake…

Aug 26th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Demolish Six Blighted Condos on Aug. 30

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County will demolish six blighted properties at the Hillsides Condos on Friday, Aug. 30.  Since 2017, DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has enhanced county blight fighting…

Aug 23rd, 2019

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Richard Allen Drive Road Closure Begins Aug. 26

DECATUR, Ga. – Richard Allen Drive, between Memorial Drive and Rose Circle, will be closed to through-traffic beginning at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, through 2 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, due…

Aug 23rd, 2019

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Marbut and Phillips Road Closures on Aug. 26

DECATUR, Ga. – A portion of Marbut and Phillips Roads will be closed to through-traffic on Monday, Aug. 26, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., due to filming.

Marbut Road between Corners Circle and West Morgan…

Aug 22nd, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Detail Briarcliff Corridor Water Infrastructure Replacement Project

DECATUR, Ga. – DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and the Department of Watershed Management will make a formal presentation detailing the county’s upcoming Briarcliff Corridor Water Infrastructure…

Aug 21st, 2019

Dekalb County

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw reminds constituents to participate in Memorial Drive Revitalization Design Workshop

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County will host a design workshop about the future of the Memorial Drive corridor.

The workshop is scheduled Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, from 1 to 8 p.m. at DeKalb Conference…

Aug 20th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb Announces Labor Day Residential Sanitation Collection Schedule

DECATUR, Ga. – In observance of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised collection schedule…

Aug 20th, 2019

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Blackmon Drive Road Closure Aug. 22

DECATUR, Ga. – Blackmon Drive, between North Decatur Road and Scott Boulevard, will be closed to through-traffic on Thursday, Aug. 22, from midnight to 7 a.m., to facilitate a concrete pour.

Road…

Aug 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb to Host Tire Disposal Events in September

DECATUR, Ga. – The DeKalb County Sanitation Division, in partnership with the Tire Management Unit of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, will host two Tire Amnesty Day events on Saturday…

Aug 16th, 2019

Dekalb County

DeKalb County to Host Memorial Drive Revitalization Design Workshop

DECATUR, Ga.—DeKalb County will host a design workshop about the future of the Memorial Drive corridor.

The workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, from 1 to 8 p.m., at Georgia Piedmont…