Keep DeKalb Beautiful Electronics Recycling

KDB has moved one of their electronics recycling locations to next to the Tax Commissioner’s office at Memorial Drive and 285.

They have hours M-F, 8-4pm    [READ MORE]

DeKalb County holding meeting about Superior Avenue water main project


The DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management is hosting a community input meeting this Thursday, May 28, about a Water Main and Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project along Superior Avenue.

City spokesperson Casie Yoder provided the details about the meeting in a post on the city’s Decatur Minute blog. It begins at 6:30 pm and will be held at the Decatur Recreation Center, located at 231 Sycamore Street.  [READ MORE]

Commissioners Respond to Interim CEO’s Criticism

Commissioner Jeff Rader: Commissioners Respond to Interim CEO’s Criticism

In finally resigning his Commission Seat after 23 months as Interim Chief Executive, Lee May has made much of the resistance of “three Commissioners” of the BOC to his efforts to install a hand-picked successor to represent District Five.  As the “three Commissioners” he referred to, we think the public might benefit from a broader perspective on the issue.    [READ MORE]


BOC Agenda for May 26th and other News

Commissioner Jeff Rader: BOC Agenda for May 26th and other News



DeKalb Superintendent Finalist 'Taking Stock' Of District

WABE:  DeKalb County's sole finalist for school superintendent wraps up a three-day visit to the district Thursday. Stephen Green currently leads the Kansas City Schools in Missouri.

Green met with school leaders, staff and parents during his trip. He said he’s coming in with an open mind, but he’s also taking inventory.




DeKalb County announces major changes for water bills

Decaturish:  DeKalb County is changing the way you see your water bill each month after thousands of residents looked at their bills and began seeing red.

The county Department of Watershed Management is rolling out new changes for residents’ water bills intended to give them a clearer picture of how much water they’re using.  [READ MORE]


Superior Avenue Water Main and Sanitary Sewer Replacement ProjectCommunity Meeting

Superior Avenue Water Main and Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project
Community Meeting

Thursday, May 28, 2015
6:30 PM

Decatur Recreation Center
231 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA  30030

Major Improvement In Your Area!

DeKalb County Department of Watershed

Management's Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) Division will be hosting a community meeting to update residents on construction activities in the area.  Please join us to find out how these improvements will impact and enhance your community!

You may also call 1-800-986-1108 with questions

(Lite refreshments will be served)



Memorial Day weekend activities

Decatur Minute: If you would like to help place flags and/or flowers on the graves or memorials in the Decatur Cemetery for those who were killed while serving in the military as part of your Memorial Day Weekend activities, please contact Chris Billingsley at You can also show up for any of the following:

6:00 p.m., Thursday, May 21
Place flags on graves. Meet at the Veteran’s Rock in the new cemetery (enter Church St. gate and go to area above pond).

6:00 p.m., Sunday, May 24
Place Flowers On Graves. Meet at Veterans’s Rock.

5:00 p.m., Monday, May 25
Brief Remembrance Ceremony. Afterwards volunteers will pick up all flags and flowers from graves.



Fernbank Museum: Summer Fun for All Ages

Summer Fun for All Ages

Soak up the summer fun at Fernbank Museum with an exciting line-up of unique programs, events, activities, celebrations, giveaways and more. From immersive special exhibitions to engaging family events, you’ll have plenty of ways to stay entertained during the hot summer months when school’s out and the long, restless days of summer start to set in.  [READ MORE]



CHCA Membership Drive for 2015-2016

The Clairmont Height Civic Association membership drive for 2015-2016 has officially started. Please join our Association to stay informed and get involved to help transform our community. Membership Dues are $20.00 for the year.

BOC Agenda Summary from May 12th and Other News

Commissioner Jeff Rader:  BOC Agenda + MARTA public hearing, solid waste/recycling  schedule

DeKalb offers free pet adoptions in May

Decaturish: DeKalb County is offering free pet adoptions in May through its “Spring into Adoption” promotion[READ MORE]

New DeKalb school superintendent takes over July 1

WSB: The Dekalb County School District selects R. Stephen Green to be its next superintendent. [READ MORE]


Cities of LaVista Hills and Tucker would remove $13M from DeKalb



Deal signs cityhood and other DeKalb bills

AJC: Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law today several bills focused on DeKalb County that call for referendums on new cities, increase oversight of public money and prevent subtle tax increases. [READ MORE]


CHCA Annual Meeting - Wednesday May 27, 2015

Annual Meeting and Election of Officers

Please mark you calendars for CHCA's Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 27, 7 pm. The location is the North Decatur Presbyterian Church (611 Medlock Road, Decatur, GA 30033).

  • Traffic safety issues and improvements for the intersection at North Decatur and Superiorr
  • Development plans for the church property at Scott Blvd / N. Decatur / Medlock Rd (the Fuqua development)
  • Status of the Superintendent search for DCSD and other school issues
  • Neighborhood social events
  • Election of officers

Join us to find out about important developments affecting our neighborhood and YOUR quality of life.

CHCA pushes for safety improvements for North Decatur / Superior intersection

To:   Residents of Clairmont Heights and our nearby neighbors:

Re:   Update on Safety Improvements for the North Decatur Rd / North Superior Ave Intersection

Most of you are probably aware of the long history of traffic accidents at one of our neighborhood entrances, the intersection of North Decatur Road and Superior. Last week, on Wednesday, May 6, a cement truck collided with and landed on top of an automobile at this dangerous intersection. Fortunately, neither driver suffered major injuries. CHCA is already working to improve this situation.

Sen. Elena Parent holding town hall this Thursday

Decaturish:  State Sen. Elena Parent, D-SD42, will recap the 2015 Legislative session this Thursday, May 14, at a town hall meeting.

The event will be held at Drew Charter School in East Lake, located at 300 East Lake Boulevard Atlanta, GA 30317.

It begins at 6:30 pm and ends at 8 pm.  [READ MORE]


DeKalb Sanitation one-day-a-week collection ‘go-live’ date set for July 6

Brookhaven Post: DeKalb County, GA, May 11, 2015 – by The Post Reports – With the upcoming one-day-per-week sanitation collection service change implementation program drawing near, DeKalb County Sanitation Division Associate Director, Billy Malone says there is a plan and the program will be officially launched on May 28, 2015. [READ MORE]


Commissioner Jeff Rader: BOC Agenda for May 12, 2015

District 2 / Dekalb County -

Board of Commission Meeting
May 12th @ 9:00 am

Maloof Auditorium
1300 Commerce Drive
Decatur, GA  30030


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