Importance of Digitizing DeKalb Records Documenting Sale and Purchase of Enslaved Persons

DeKalb County Commission Presiding Officer and District 1 Commissioner Robert Patrick is proud to contribute to DeKalb County Superior Court Clerk Debra DeBerry’s initiative to create an online database documenting the sale and purchase of enslaved persons in DeKalb County. “In recognition of DeKalb’s 200th anniversary, I’m honored that my office can contribute to this […]

Commissioner Robert Patrick Offers Water Bill Assistance for District 1 Low-Income Residents

DECATUR, Ga.—Inflation and the rising cost of goods and services are creatingfinancial hardships for many DeKalb County residents. As a result, basic needs such asrent, food and utilities are going unmet. To alleviate some of these burdens, Commissioner Robert Patrick is offering water billassistance for residents of District 1 through St. Vincent de Paul’s utility […]