Category: DeKalb


Photos by Kelly Jordan  Today (May 13), DeKalb County Schools Board Chair Vickie B. Turner and City Schools of Decatur Board Chair Tasha White hosted a joint press conference with DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond and leaders of the DeKalb County House and Senate Delegation to celebrate the passing of Senate Bill 293. The annexation legislation […]


DECATUR, GA—The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) DeKalb County Branch announces the names of its newly-elected officers for the 2021-2022 Youth Council. The new youth officers are: Deymon Fleming, Jr., president; Khaliyah Reynolds, 1st vice president; Mekeala Watkins, 2nd vice president; Chastity Singleton, 3rd vice president; Trinyty Turner, secretary; Evelyn Raphael, […]


The DeKalb County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s  (NAACP) Remembrance Project installed its third lynching marker on Thursday, May 6, at Oak Grove Park located in the Druid Hills community. The Druid Hills marker commemorates Porter Turner, a black taxi driver who was killed on Aug. 21, 1945 by […]


                  The DeKalb County Tax Commissioner’s office was recently recognized as a 2021 Tyler Public Sector Excellence Award winner during Connect, Tyler’s annual user conference in April. The award is presented to an agency that demonstrates excellence in deploying Tyler’s iasWorld software in innovative and impactful ways. […]


    DeKalb County School District (DCSD) announced its 2020-2021 Employees of The Year. These top teachers, principals, and support professionals were selected by their peers. Each school winner will compete for the top teacher honor in their region. “Congratulations to all of the employees of the year! Each day, the employees of this district share their talent, dedication and […]


          DECATUR, GA– Due to forecasted severe weather, the DeKalb County Board of Health  is making the following modifications to its hours of operations on Tuesday: All Offices and Health Centers:                                              Opening at 10:00 a.m., Closing at 2:00 p.m. Doraville MARTA COVID-19 Vaccination Site:                    CLOSED Stonecrest COVID-19 Vaccination Site:                                 Opening […]


Starting Monday, May 3, DeKalb County Public Library will offer one-hour book browsing appointments. Prior to entry, each patron must submit to a temperature screening and proper face coverings will be required. Patrons are encouraged to use self-checkout machines where available. Contact-free pickup for materials will transition to “grab-n-go,” where patrons can pick up their items inside […]


      DECATUR, GA —Crews overnight completed the repair on a six-inch-diameter water main near the intersection of Kilgore Lane and Kilgore Road in Lithonia, county officials stated in a news release today (April 27). Water has been restored to approximately 200 homes that were without water service. Any customer experiencing brown water should […]

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