Category: Coming Up


    DECATUR, GA– DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the county’s newest boardwalk at Zonolite Park on Saturday, August 21, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will be held at Zonolite Park, 1147 Zonolite Place, Atlanta, GA 30306. Over $90,000 was allocated to complete the boardwalk. Contributions were provided in part […]


          ROCKDALE, GA—Phillipia Williams and The Phixx will headline this weekend’s free outdoor concert at Costley Mill Park. The Rockdale County Division of Parks and Recreation is bringing back its Summer Concert Series for 2021, which will feature four  Sunday concerts between July and October. All  concerts will feature food vendors […]


  Photo caption: Unidentified man with horse, circa 1920s. Photo provided Forkner Collection, DeKalb History Center Archives.     DECATUR, GA – The DeKalb History Center will present a new exhibit, “Avondale Estates: The Haven of Health and Happiness.” The opening reception for DeKalb History Center members only will be held on Aug. 5. The […]


          The DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will hold a virtual Parks Citizen Advisory Board Committee meeting on Tuesday, July 27, 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 […]


Application deadline is Aug. 11   DECATUR, GA—Applications are now being accepted for the 2021 DeKalb County Police Department’s Citizens’ Academy. This is an opportunity for DeKalb County residents to learn how their police department works. During the eight-week virtual program, which will begin on Aug. 25, participants will be given a departmental overview, which […]


      DECATUR, GA  – The DeKalb County Board of Ethics will conduct a board meeting on Thursday, July 15, at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held via Zoom at Interested parties also can join by phone at 602-333-0032 or 888-270-9936 and use conference code 171493. Agenda Adoption of Agenda Approval of the […]

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