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County News from Commissioner Rader

DeKalb County publishes press releases related to county government news. Our office will make an effort to publish these releases to the Web site especially when we feel they are important to District 2. We will also publish our own press releases when we feel there is other important news about District 2 and Commissioner Rader. If you would like to see all the current County press releases go to the DeKalb County news page. If you have a suggestion for a news item, please contact us.

02/12/18 2:29 pm

DeKalb Hires New Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Director

DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond has selected Chuck Ellis as the county’s director of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs, effective Feb. 26. Ellis will manage the department’s 200 full- and part-time employees and a budget of $12.8 million.

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01/09/18 5:18 pm

MARTA Community Meetings and Public Hearings

MARTA will be holding Community Meetings and Public Hearings to seek comments for proposed bus service modifications which will take effect April 14, 2018.

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12/12/17 1:49 pm

Closing Time Roll Back on Drinking Establishments

Today, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a measure to roll back closing time for drinking establishments in unincorporated DeKalb County. Last call for alcoholic beverages will be 2 am on Sunday through Wednesday, and 2:30 am Thursday through Saturday, with establishments closed a half hour later.

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11/03/17 8:10 am

At the Festival

Jeff recently attended the Center for Pan Asian Community Services (CPACS) TEA Together Empowering All) Walk in Chamblee and Doraville. CPACS is a non-profit that assists immigrants and refugees to become productive members of our society, and is a key human services partner with DeKalb County in serving this growing segment of our population.

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10/31/17 5:05 pm

DCA Underwater Outreach Events

HomeSafe Georgia is the State of Georgia’s official mortgage assistance program, administered by the Department of Community Affairs.

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