DeKalb CEO Ellis, Chamber and School District Partner to Award Scholarships to Students this Spring
DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis, in partnership with the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and the DeKalb County School District, has established the DeKalb County Educational Scholarship Fund for high school students.
“Searching for Our Sons & Daughters: Finding DeKalb County’s Missing” Debuts on DCTV
DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis announces the debut of DeKalb County Television’s (DCTV Channel 23) newest feature, “Searching for Our Sons & Daughters: Finding DeKalb County’s Missing.”
Storm Water Utility Increase Public Outreach Meeting Set
DeKalb County Commissioner Stan Watson, chair of the Public Works Committee and Commissioner Jeff Rader invite citizens to a community meeting regarding a proposed rate increase ...
DeKalb County Road Closure Notification
Century Blvd NE will be closed to through traffic between Clairmont Road and I-85 beginning Monday, May 6 at 7:00 a.m. through Tuesday, May 7 at 7:00 p.m. Crews will be replacing a 24” steel natural gas transmission main.
DeKalb County Mobile Career Center May Schedule
DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis announces the May 2013 schedule for DeKalb’s Mobile Career Center. The center, which is also known as the county’s “Jobs Bus,” will be stationed at various locations throughout DeKalb County ...
Xena the Warrior Puppy to Appear on NBC Nightly News
Journalists from NBC Nightly News are featuring the DeKalb County Animal Services facility and one of their tireless volunteers in a story about Xena the Warrior Puppy.
DeKalb’s Household Hazardous Waste Event a Huge Success
DeKalb Sanitation and Keep DeKalb Beautiful (KDB) had phenomenal results from its Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) diversion event held on April 6, 2013.
CEO Ellis & Board of Commissioners Stop. Look. Walk. HAWK Crosswalk Demonstrated
DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis and DeKalb County Commissioner Kathie Gannon, District 6, demonstrated the safe way for pedestrians to cross DeKalb’s busy Buford Highway.
Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs to host Movies in the Park
DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs will host “Movies in the Park,” a summer tradition that will begin April 27 to July 27 at various parks throughout the county.
Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center Receives Helping Hand
Dozens of volunteers poured into the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Center (DAMNP) during Comcast Cares Day on April 20.
DeKalb CEO Ellis Delivers On His Living Wage Priority
Approximately 2,600 DeKalb County employees who make less than the living wage will receive an increase in base salary or one-time payment, up to 3% not to exceed the living wage threshold.
DeKalb County Hosts Community Emergency Response Team Training Workshop
DeKalb County will host a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Workshop on Thursdays beginning April 25 through June 20.
DeKalb Workforce Development Preparing for Facility Relocation
DeKalb Workforce Development (DWD) will close for business beginning Tuesday, April 23 through Tuesday, April 30 to move into its new facility at 774 Jordan Lane, Building # 4, Decatur, GA 30033.
CEO Ellis and Board of Commissioners Honor Chaplains
Today, DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis and the DeKalb Board of Commissioners honored the DeKalb County Police Department Chaplains Services Unit for the critical role it plays in providing spiritual support and guidance ...
DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs “Line Dancing Jamboree” Registration Currently Underway
DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs will host its first-ever “Line Dancing Jamboree” on Monday, May 13 at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts & Community Center located at 3181 Rainbow Drive, Decatur, Georgia 30034.
Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve Offers 2013 Spring Programs and Hikes
The DeKalb County Natural Resources Management Office announces the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve will host a series of workshops and hikes as part of its 2013 schedule of spring programs.
Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve Hosts Spring into Wellness Series
The DeKalb County Natural Resources Management Office announces the Davidson-Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve will host its Spring into Wellness Series from May to June.
Urban Redevelopment Plan Public Meeting
DeKalb County will hold a public hearing to expand the boundaries of the DeKalb County Urban Redevelopment Area and amend the DeKalb County Urban Redevelopment Plan.
DeKalb Chief of Police Featured on MSNBC
DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric L. Alexander, along with Vice President Joe Biden and others will be featured on the MSNBC program, “Morning Joe,” for an exclusive roundtable discussion on gun safety.