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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Firefighter/Paramedic Eligibility List

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The City of DeKalb is looking to establish an eligibility list for full-time firefighters/paramedics.

The application and testing deadline is 2/14/2021. To view the full recruitment brochure and application instructions, please click here.

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

State of the City

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DeKalb Mayor Jerry Smith discusses coronavirus, social justice and economic growth in his annual State of the City address.

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Martin Luther King Day

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DeKalb City Hall offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of the Martin Luther King. Jr. holiday and will reopen at 8 am on Tuesday, Jan. 19.

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Notification

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Sign up with the DeKalb County Health Department to be notified when you or your organization can receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Egyptian Theatre Expansion

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Get a look inside the expanded and remodeled Egyptian Theatre with this video.

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Downtown Electric Vehicle Charging Station

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Electric vehicles continue to gain popularity as a means of reducing carbon emissions affecting climate change, and DeKalb is ready to become a more popular destination.

Promoted by the City of DeKalb and its Citizens’ Environmental Commission (C...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Consolidated Election

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View the candidates who have filed to run for DeKalb city office in the April 6th election.

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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Police Chief Search

Police Chief Search

A panel of community members will lead DeKalb’s search for its next police chief.
The following community members were announced as members of the police chief search committee at Monday night’s DeKalb City Council meeting:
- Earnell Brown, Founder and Exec...
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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Winter Warming Centers

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The City of DeKalb provides many services to help residents weather the winter months.

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Seasonal Parking Restrictions

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There are a handful of ordinances that designate seasonal parking restrictions that residents should be aware of this winter. This press release highlights some of the seasonal parking restrictions that residents may face this winter. Residents are encour

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