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09/15/17 9:10 am

DeKalb Crews Make Progress Clearing Roads and Debris after Irma

DeKalb crews are working around the clock to remove trees and reopen roadways throughout the county. Since Monday afternoon, more than 130 tons of debris, including 180 trees, have been cleared and more than 75 roads reopened.

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09/15/17 9:02 am

DeKalb County Irma Recovery Update

DeKalb County Storm Debris Pickup to Begin September 13th - Branches and limbs must be trimmed and cut to a maximum of four feet, stacked neatly at the curb or placed in an approved receptacle. Trees must be cut as small as possible, so that each piece does not exceed a maximum of 50 pounds. Tree limbs that are cut by professional or hired contractors should not be left at the curb for collection by the Sanitation Division.

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09/08/17 5:21 pm

DeKalb Implements Recycling Program Changes - Residents offered new recycling container options

The DeKalb County Sanitation Division announces changes to the residential curbside single-stream recycling program. Effective Sept. 11, 2017, only two recycling container options will be offered. A new standard 35-gallon recycling roll cart will replace bins and bags, and the existing 65-gallon recycling roll cart upgrade option will continue. The 18-gallon recycling bin and 40-gallon recycling bag options will no longer be available.

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09/08/17 4:41 pm

Hurricane Irma Pointers

DeKalb Emergency Management is monitoring the situation and preparing to activate the Emergency Operations Center.

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08/23/17 7:52 am

West Nile Virus & Zika Activity / Arbovirus Program Update - August 15, 2017

This year, 2017, is turning out to be a very active year for West Nile virus (WNV). The DeKalb County Board of Health’s mosquito surveillance is identifying many more mosquitoes with WNV than would be expected.

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