Category: Local News

May 20, 2022

  DECATUR, GA– DeKalb County residents now have another source to obtain at-home COVID-19 test kits for free. Beginning Monday, May 23, free over-the-counter COVID-19 test kits will be available at all regional health center locations in DeKalb County. No health insurance information or ID checks are required. The at-home tests or self-tests, are convenient, offer […]

May 19, 2022

  The DeKalb County Board of Education will hold the following virtual meeting on Monday, May 23, 2022: 10:30 a.m.        VIRTUAL CALLED MEETING and EXECUTIVE SESSION Virtual Executive Session Virtual Called Meeting The virtual called meeting agenda is attached and can be accessed online by going to:, click on Leadership, go to Simbli (formally known […]

May 19, 2022

    CONYERS, GA—The Nancy Guinn Memorial Library has replaced its old microfilm reader/printers with the all-in-one ScanPro 2200, thanks to a generous donation by the Friends of the Library (FOL) group. With the ScanPro 2200, patrons can view 16mm, 35mm, fiche, and jacketed fiche while researching old newspapers, census records, slave record, American Ancestry records […]

May 19, 2022

  ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA –Rockdale County Sheriff’s Deputy Walter D. Jenkins is being remembered by law enforcement officials and the community.  During a private funeral home visitation with family members today(May 18), Sheriff Eric Levett ceremoniously posted the United States Honor Flag near Deputy Jenkins. The United States Honor Flag will remain with Deputy Jenkins for his visitation […]

May 18, 2022

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA—The DeKalb Board of Registration and Elections will host its monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 31, at noon. The meeting will be conducted via teleconference (Zoom). Simultaneous public access to the meeting will be available via livestream on DCTV’s UStream channel at To make a public comment, join via Zoom: […]

May 18, 2022

    DEKALB COUNTY, GA – The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a community meeting to review the renovations of the N.H. Scott Pool Wednesday, May 25, at 5:30 p.m.   The meeting will provide guidance for future county pool improvements and program development. The meeting will be conducted via Zoom […]

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