Snow in metro Atlanta: Roads wet but not icy in DeKalb

7:45 am Feb. 26, 2015

Most roads in DeKalb County are clear of ice Thursday morning as temperatures stayed above freezing overnight. The storm only had a minor impact in DeKalb, with the worst of it hitting areas to the north, said county spokesman Burke Brennan. “It was slick and there was sleet, but there wasn’t a sheet of ice that we were expecting,” Brennan said. DeKalb schools remain closed Thursday, and county government offices are opening at 10

Snow in metro Atlanta: Public warming centers open in DeKalb

1:40 pm Feb. 25, 2015

Libraries, recreation centers and several fire stations in DeKalb County are open to the public as places to keep warm over the next few days.

The DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency designated the locations as warming centers because a

Snow in metro Atlanta: DeKalb activates emergency center

1:27 pm Feb. 25, 2015

DeKalb County emergency personnel are monitoring winter weather conditions from an emergency operations center.

The center is fully staffed in case snow and ice arrive in the county.

DeKalb is included in a winter weather warning covering most of North

Snow in metro Atlanta: Warnings of ice and snow close DeKalb government

9:21 am Feb. 25, 2015

DeKalb County’s government is closed Wednesday because of icy conditions expected to arrive in the afternoon.

All non-essential and non-emergency county personnel who work at government administrative offices are being told to stay home.

Public safety and critical public works employees are still on the job as needed.

The county issued a statement urging residents to use extreme caution and check local news for updates about severe weather.

DeKalb has provided safety tips and

All cityhood movements alive at Georgia General Assembly

9:43 am Jan. 30, 2015

All proposed new cities in metro Atlanta will be given an opportunity by the Georgia General Assembly to become a reality, but some communities will have a better chance of incorporation than others.

The proposed cities of Tucker, LaVista Hills and South

Property owners seek cityhood reversal

10:39 am Jan. 28, 2015

Business owners and residents who say they were forced into the city of Doraville now want out — a rare exception to the movement toward making more areas into cities across metro Atlanta.

The DeKalb Board of Commissioners

Deal to pick 2 DeKalb judges

8:33 am Jan. 28, 2015

The names of eight finalists for two DeKalb County judge positions have been submitted to Gov. Nathan Deal.

The lawyers seeking the judicial posts include a former judge, a state representative, a federal public defender, two prosecutors

DeKalb lawmakers asked to take action

2:17 pm Jan. 26, 2015

A packed room of Georgia legislators and government employees heard Interim DeKalb CEO Lee May ask for help Monday with instituting reforms for the county.

May spoke to the county’s legislative delegation, meeting for the first time since the Georgia General