Category: Local

November 22, 2021

Innovative technology connects families with children waiting for adoption   ATLANTA– The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Family & Children Services (DFCS) has announced an innovative pilot program to help match families with children in foster care who are eligible for adoption. The Adoption-Share’s Family-Match pilot is slated to begin on Dec. 1. […]

November 22, 2021

  DECATUR, GA—Due to the limited amount of remaining funds and the large number of pending applications, DeKalb County announced that it is suspending the acceptance of new applications for financial help through the DeKalb Tenant-Landlord Assistance Coalition (TLAC) program. The last day to apply for the program will be Wednesday, Nov. 24, at 5 […]

November 19, 2021

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA—DeKalb County Government is partnering with several faith leaders to distribute 4,000 boxes of produce and chicken during its Thanksgiving food distribution to fight COVID-19 food insecurity exacerbated by inflation. On Saturday, Nov. 20, DeKalb County and six local churches will celebrate Thanksgiving Day 2021 with a food distribution during which residents […]

November 19, 2021

      DEKALB COUNTY, GA– The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Field Operations arrested 20 people on various Felony and Misdemeanor Domestic Violence charges during a two-day task force initiative that concluded last Thursday, Nov. 18. A total of 29 of 180 outstanding domestic violence warrants were cleared following 157 primary endeavors. Some suspects were […]

November 19, 2021

  ATLANTA –Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr and Attorneys General across the country are investigating whether Meta Platforms, Inc., formerly known as Facebook, violated state consumer protection law by providing and promoting Instagram to children and young adults.   “We have become increasingly concerned with Meta possibly marketing to Georgia’s children despite knowing the risks posed […]

November 19, 2021

    ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA– Rockdale County received the 2021 Georgia County Excellence Award from the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) at this year’s County Reconnect Conference. Rockdale, along with Baldwin, Coweta Spalding and Upson counties received the award for finding creative and innovative solutions to challenges facing their communities. The conference was held […]

November 19, 2021

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA—DeKalb District 4 Commissioner Steve Bradshaw is sponsoring two Thanksgiving food distribution events and one COVID-19 and flu vaccination event on Saturday, Nov. 20.  Bradshaw has partnered with Potter’s House Community Development to host a food distribution, COVID-19 and flu vaccine event beginning at 10 a.m. at 1983 Brockett Road, Tucker. While […]

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