Category: DeKalb

January 11, 2022

  DECATUR, GA—On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners elected District 1 Commissioner Robert Patrick as the 2022 presiding officer and District 5 Commissioner Mereda Davis-Johnson as deputy presiding officer. Commissioner Patrick will lead the seven-member board over the next two years. “I am deeply honored by my colleagues vote of confidence […]

January 11, 2022

  DECATUR, GA– In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17, garbage, recyclable materials and yard trimmings collection for residential customers will be based on a revised collection schedule as follows: Monday, Jan. 17 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day observed. No sanitation service. Tuesday, Jan. 18 – Residential customers whose regularly scheduled collection day […]

January 10, 2022

DECATUR, GA—The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) DeKalb County Branch will host the 20th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., (MLK Jr.) Parade on Monday, Jan. 17, 2 at 12 noon. The parade line up starts at 10 a.m. at Green Pastures Christian Ministries, 5455 Flat Shoals Pkwy., Decatur, and ends at […]

January 10, 2022

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA – To meet continued demand for COVID-19 testing, testing partners, LTS and Mako Medical, have extended testing site hours effective Jan. 10, DeKalb County Board of Health officials announced. The new hours, by location, are as follows: Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church COVID-19 Testing (provided by LTS) 1879 Glenwood Ave., SE, Atlanta (Effective […]

January 10, 2022

    DEKALB COUNTY, GA– DeKalb County will open three warming centers for residents to use overnight. Warming centers will be open in the following DeKalb County Fire Stations tonight and tomorrow night, Jan. 10 and 11, beginning at 8 p.m. each night: ·      Fire Station 3, 100 N. Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, GA 30002 […]

January 6, 2022

  DEKALB COUNTY GA – Due to significant COVID-19-related staffing challenges within iits residential collection team, the DeKalb County Sanitation Division is currently experiencing service delays for recycling and yard trimmings. Sanitation crews will work through the weekend to ensure all recycling and yard trimmings are collected. Residents are encouraged to keep their recycling and yard […]

January 4, 2022

  DeKalb County House Chair Karla Drenner and DeKalb Senate Chair Emanuel Jones announce two upcoming DeKalb Delegation Joint Pre-Session Virtual Town Hall, to listen to constituents’ questions and legislative priorities for the Legislative Session, which begins Monday, Jan.10. Registration is required.  To accommodate different schedules, two town halls will be held for people to […]

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