Category: Coming Up


DECATUR—The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) DeKalb County Branch will host its Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT- SO) Awards Ceremony on Sunday, May 23, 5 p.m. via Zoom. ACT-SO is a yearlong achievement program designed to recruit, stimulate, and encourage high academic and cultural achievement among black high school […]


The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a virtual Parks Citizen Advisory Board Committee meeting on Tuesday, May 25, at 6 p.m. The meeting to discuss current park improvements and recreation projects will be conducted via Zoom at To join the meeting by phone, dial 888-270-9936, and use conference […]


CONYERS, GA – The Conyers-Rockdale Nancy Guinn Memoria) Library will reopen to the public without appointments starting May 17. Masks are required. The library is under renovation and access to computers remains limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Services requiring research, notary, proctoring, photocopying and printing also are available with social distancing measures. […]


  DECATUR, GA—The DeKalb County Human Services Department will mark Older Americans Month this May with a variety of virtual programs, classes and entertainment. ” src=”cid:clip_image001.jpg” alt=”clip_image001.jpg” align=”left” hspace=”12″ v:shapes=”_x0000_s1026″ apple-inline=”yes” class=”Apple-web-attachment Apple-edge-to-edge-visual-media Singleton” style=”opacity: 1;”>Older Americans’ Month, a national celebration sponsored by the U. S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Administration on Community […]


The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a special called meeting of the Board on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom at Join by phone at 602-333-0032 or 888-270-9936 and use conference code 171493. Revised Agenda: Adoption of Agenda Interviews of Ethics Administrator Finalists April […]


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 […]

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