Addressing DeKalb County’s Homeless Concerns

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, our county –like many others across the country– has witnessed an increase in homelessness. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, a total of 438 people were experiencing homelessness on a single night in January 2023 in DeKalb County. Since November 2023, approximately 8,000 individuals have utilized DeKalb’s […]

Brookhaven and Expected Chamblee Annexations Scrutinized

Annexations are complex processes, and with the news reverberating through north DeKalb County following the city of Brookhaven’s announcement that it intends to annex roughly 600 acres around Toco Hills later this month, residents and businesses in the affected areas should understand the potential ramifications of such a move. DeKalb County District 1 Commissioner and […]

Once in a Generation Opportunity

Commissioner Patrick

Almost 80 years ago, DeKalb County, Georgia proposed a million-dollar bond to build a new water plant in modern day Dunwoody. That investment was considered risky back in the day, but quickly increased in value to six million dollars and was credited with bringing over $75 million in industrial development to north DeKalb; a phenomenal […]