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January 10, 2022

  DEKALB COUNTY, GA – To meet continued demand for COVID-19 testing, testing partners, LTS and Mako Medical, have extended testing site hours effective Jan. 10, DeKalb County Board of Health officials announced. The new hours, by location, are as follows: Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church COVID-19 Testing (provided by LTS) 1879 Glenwood Ave., SE, Atlanta (Effective […]

December 30, 2021

  STONECREST, GA–New Birth Missionary Baptist Church will welcome parishioners and guests for two virtual Watch Night services on Dec. 31, with the first beginning at noon and the second, which will feature contemporary gospel group Mary Mary, starting at 10:30 p.m. The services will stream live on and New Birth’s YouTube channel. With the spike […]

December 26, 2021

  DECATUR, GA– The DeKalb County Board of Health will hold a special board meeting via teleconference on Dec. 27, beginning at noon. Public access to the video conference can be established through the following methods: Zoom Video: | Meeting ID: 895 1145 4388 / Passcode: Ryq76G Zoom Audio: 301-715-8592, Meeting ID 895 1145 4388, Passcode: 999970 Agenda items for the meeting include: Contracts for […]

December 16, 2021

    The DeKalb County Human Services Department is partnering with the DeKalb County Board of Health to host COVID-19 and flu vaccination clinics in DeKalb through the end of flu season to reach minority seniors and other members of the community. Vaccines are administered by trained medical professionals. COVID-19 vaccinations are free and flu vaccinations […]

December 14, 2021

  ATLANTA– Breanna Thomas has been appointed as Georgia’s new Deputy Commissioner of State Programs, Human Resources for the  Department of Human Services (DHS). DHS Commissioner Candice L. Broce announced a change to the Department’s Executive Leadership team on Dec. 14. Thomas, who has served as the Department’s Assistant Deputy Commissioner for Operations since October, […]

November 30, 2021

Update: Tara Graves receives whopping 68.05% (296 votes). Incumbent Jimmy Clanton receives 31.95 percent (139 votes), according to results released at 9:40 p.m.The numbers reflect advance voting and Election Day results.   STONECREST, GA—Tara Graves soared to victory tonight in the runoff against incumbent Jimmy Clanton for the District 1 Stonecrest City Council seat, early […]

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