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November 11, 2020

Join Us for Neighborhood Bingo!

Residents will have the opportunity to win a $100 gift card or one of 20 $25 gift cards. Read More
October 21, 2020

Help Us Celebrate Doraville's 150th Anniversary

We're looking for local citizens to join the Sesquicentennial Committee. Read More
October 05, 2020

Leaf Collection Program Begins This Week

The goal of the Leaf Collection Program is to reduce leaf accumulation in city streets and minimize the potential for clogged storm drains. During the collection period, residents will have the option of bagging their leaves to be collected by the sanitation crews or to rake the leaves near the curb in piles to be collected by Doraville Public Works with the leaf vacuum truck. Read More
September 24, 2020

Doraville Hires Three New Municipal Judges

These new judges are reflective of Doraville's diversity.  Read More
September 15, 2020

Doraville Proclaims National Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

This is a federally recognized month that is a time to honor the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. Read More
September 09, 2020

CARES Act Town Hall - Tonight!

We'll be hosting this town hall to get your input and ideas on how to spend the $1 million in CARES Act funding the city will soon receive.  Read More
September 03, 2020

Rezoning the Buford Highway Corridor

Rezoning the Buford Highway Corridor area! Read More
September 01, 2020

Temporary Street Closing of English Oak Drive Began September 1, 2020

Replacement of deteriorated stormwater infrastructure under the roadway of English Oak Drive begn this week. Unfortunately, this will create some disruption as it will require the temporary closing of English Oak Drive.

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August 04, 2020

Qualifying for City Council District 1 Seat to be Held Soon

The election to fill the District 1 vacancy will be held on November 3, 2020. Read More
August 03, 2020

Meeting of the Planning Commission to Take Place on August 5th

On August 5, 2020 at 6:00 PM, there will be a Planning Commission Meeting to discuss two Conditional Use Permits.   Read More
July 22, 2020

Doraville Library Now Accepting Book Returns

You may drop off your library books at 3748 Central Ave, Doraville, GA 30340.  Read More
July 14, 2020

City Council Passes Mask Ordinance

The Doraville City Council has officially passed an ordinance to require the use of masks in the city, effective immediately. Read More
July 03, 2020

Be Safe With Fireworks Over the Holiday

If you are celebrating with fireworks this Fourth of July, please make sure you abide by the law and exercise safety precautions. Fireworks are allowed between 9 p.m. and midnight on July 3 and 4. Read More
July 02, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

A COVID testing update, the City Council's approval of a budget for fiscal year 2021 and news about the Doraville Art Committee are in this week's community news. Read More
June 30, 2020

Council Approves $14.7M Budget for FY2021

The City Council has approved a budget of nearly $14.7 million for fiscal year 2021  -- the City's smallest in three years, Read More
June 30, 2020

Doraville Police to Host Virtual Community Meeting

The Doraville Police Department will host a virtual town hall for the public on Thursday, July 2, from 7 to 8 p.m. After a short presentation, Chief Charles D. Atkinson and others from the department will take questions. Read More
June 29, 2020

City Council to Meet, Finalize FY2021 Budget

The City Council will meet via teleconference this evening (Monday, June 29) to finalize the City's millage rate and budget for fiscal year 2021. The millage rate hearing starts at 7 p.m. and the special called meeting on the budget at 7:30, with adoption of the budget to follow. Click here for access via Zoom. Read More
June 28, 2020

Municipal Court Will Be Closed Until July 6

Municipal Court will be closed for the week of June 29 after one of the court staffers tested positive for COVID-19. Read More
June 26, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

This past week's town hall with Chris Eldridge, an open seat on the DDA and Saturday's BuHi community food drive are in this week's community news. Read More
June 24, 2020

Meet-and-Greet With New City Manager

You're invited to a virtual meet-and-greet with Doraville's new city manager, Chris Eldridge, at 7 tonight (Wednesday, June 24). Mayor Joseph Geierman will host the event.
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June 23, 2020

City Seeks Applications for DDA Seat

The City is accepting applications for a vacant seat on the Downtown Development Authority (“Doraville Development Authority”) board of directors. The DDA is an independent body tasked with promoting economic development and redevelopment within the downtown area. Read More
June 22, 2020

Doraville Hires New City Manager

The Doraville City Council has approved the hiring of a new city manager, Chris Eldridge, who most recently served for seven years as administrator for Horry County, South Carolina. Eldridge will begin his duties in Doraville on July 6.  Read More
June 22, 2020

TAD Panel Seeks Applications

An advisory committee for the Tax Allocation District, which was formed to redevelop the old General Motors property in Doraville, is seeking applicants. The City participates in the joint oversight committee with DeKalb County. Read More
June 22, 2020

BuHi Community Food Drive Scheduled

We Love BuHi and Latino Community Funds Georgia will distribute 2,000 boxes of ready-to-heat meals, groceries and bread to immigrant communities living along the Buford Highway corridor next Saturday, June 27.  Read More
June 01, 2020

Council Meeting on Budget Tonight

The City Council has called a special meeting about the fiscal year 2021 budget for 6:30 p.m. today (Monday, June 1). The meeting will be conducted via teleconference. Read More
May 30, 2020

City Hall Reopening (Spanish)

Click through for a Spanish translation regarding the recent reopening of City Hall on May 26. Read More
May 26, 2020

City Hall to Reopen This Week

Doraville City Hall will reopen to the public on a limited weekday schedule with limited staffing on Tuesday, May 26. All visitors will be required to wear face coverings. Click through for complete details. Read More
May 26, 2020

Special Council Meeting Wednesday

The City Council has called a special meeting for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, via teleconference. Click through for details on how to attend. Read More
May 24, 2020

Reminder on Parks for Memorial Day

Pavilions and picnic areas in City parks will reopen on Monday, May 25, for informal public use. Gatherings of 10 people or fewer are permitted, and the intended use is for members of the same household to enjoy picnicking. Events such as birthday parties or neighborhood cookouts are prohibited. Read More
May 22, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Tuesday's reopening of City Hall, guidelines on Memorial Day use of parks and the upcoming paving project in Aspen Woods are in this week's community news. Read More
May 22, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

A letter from Mayor Geierman, Gov. Kemp's new guidelines and a reminder about the June 9 primary election are in this week's community news. Read More
May 21, 2020

Doraville Appoints New City Clerk

Allison Tarpley has been appointed as the new city clerk for Doraville. The Doraville City Council confirmed her appointment on Wednesday, and Tarpley will begin her duties with the City on June 8.  Read More
May 21, 2020

Aspen Woods Paving Schedule

Aspen Woods Entry and Aspen Woods Court are scheduled for paving starting on Tuesday, May 26. During this time, residents are required to park outside of the construction zones. Click through for details. Read More
May 20, 2020

Council Zoning Meeting Tonight

The City Council will meet via teleconference tonight (Wednesday, May 20) at 6:30 to consider zoning code amendments and also discuss building demolition and temporary fencing. Click through for the link to attend. Read More
May 19, 2020

City Hall to Reopen on May 26

Doraville City Hall will reopen to the public on a limited weekday schedule with limited staffing on Tuesday, May 26. All visitors will be required to wear face coverings and to practice social distancing. Click through for complete details. Read More
May 18, 2020

Council Work Session Tonight

The Doraville City Council will meet in a teleconference work session at 6:30 tonight (Monday, May 18) to discuss options on enforcement of small amounts of marijuana and to receive an update on the Census. Click through for details.  Read More
May 15, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Gov. Kemp's most recent executive order, a message from Mayor Geierman, a tribute to a fallen police officer and a salute to neighborhood beautification are in this week's community news. Read More
May 13, 2020

Reminder on Recycling Program

Residents are asked to leave out their old recycling carts and containers from Advanced Disposal for pickup by City crews on Thursday morning. Please make sure these are empty at left at the curb. Read More
May 13, 2020

Council Town Hall on Budget Tonight

Reminder: The Doraville City Council will convene via teleconference for a town hall at 6:30 TONIGHT (Wednesday, May 13). The town hall will be an opportunity for the public to offer input on the City budget for fiscal year 2021. Read More
May 11, 2020

Council to Discuss FY2021 Budget

Monday night's meeting of the Doraville City Council will include discussion of the City's budget for fiscal year 2021. Click through for details on how to attend via teleconference starting at 6:30 p.m. Read More
May 08, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Council meetings pertaining to the budget for fiscal year 2021, information about a Buford Highway closure and a call for applicants for the Doraville Art Committee are in this week's community news. Read More
May 05, 2020

Planning Commission to Meet Wednesday

The City's Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, via Zoom teleconference. Click through for details on how to attend. Read More
May 01, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

An update from Mayor Joseph Geierman about the COVID-19 pandemic and what it means for City services is in this week's community news. Read More
April 30, 2020

Governor Lifts Statewide Sheltering in Place

Gov. Brian Kemp's statewide shelter-in-place order will be lifted on Friday, May 1, for most Georgians. Residents 65 and older plus those who are "medically fragile," particularly ones suffering from chronic lung disease or cancer, are still expected to shelter in place through June 12.  Read More
April 28, 2020

Antibody Surveys Begin in County

Health experts will be visiting randomly selected homes in Fulton and DeKalb counties, starting Tuesday, April 28, and continuing through May 4, to conduct antibody surveys in the fight against COVID-19. Read More
April 28, 2020

Reminder on County Recycling Program

DeKalb County Sanitation Services has begun the implementation process for the City's residential recycling program. Each household will receive a county-provided, 65-gallon recycling roll cart by Friday, May 8. Read More
April 27, 2020

Social Security Help Available Online

With all local Social Security offices closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Social Security Administration is encouraging the public to access its services online. Read More
April 24, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

The latest on county and state executive orders on the coronavirus pandemic, along with updates on recycling and the Census, are in this week's community news. Read More
April 21, 2020

Business Forum and Council Meeting

Register for Tuesday evening's business forum and Wednesday's city council meeting, both of which will be conducted via teleconference. Read More
April 20, 2020

Council to Meet Monday on New Budget

The Doraville City Council will meet in a work session via teleconference at 6:30 tonight (April 20) to consider the budget for fiscal year 2021. Click through for details on how to register for the meeting. Read More
April 20, 2020

MARTA Makes Changes in Bus Routes

MARTA has announced changes in bus routes serving Doraville in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Service by Route 39 (Buford Highway) has been expanded. However, service by seven other routes has been suspended. Read More
April 20, 2020

Important Revision to Recycling Program

DeKalb County Sanitation Services has revised the implementation process for the City's residential recycling program. Participation in the program is mandatory for City residents. Click through for details. Read More
April 17, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

A letter from Mayor Joseph Geierman and updates on DeKalb County's recycling services and the 2020 Census are in this week's community news. Read More
April 16, 2020

Mayor to Host Business Forum Tuesday

Mayor Joseph Geierman will host a virtual business forum by teleconference from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21. The forum will include four experts from the business world speaking about the ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
April 16, 2020

City's Art Committee Seeks Applicants

The City is seeking applicants for its newly formed Doraville Art Committee. Participation will require a six-month meeting commitment to develop a recommendation to the city council about the best way to change current ordinances to allow for public art. Read More
April 14, 2020

City Appoints Atkinson as Police Chief

Charles D. Atkinson has been appointed as permanent chief of police for Doraville. Atkinson, 50, had served as the city’s interim police chief since June 2019.

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April 10, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

The latest on the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic plus the most recent 2020 Census numbers are in this week's community news. Read More
April 09, 2020

Governor Extends Shelter-in-Place Order

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has extended his shelter-in-place order through the end of April. It had been set to expire on April 13. The new order also prohibits short-term vacation rentals. Georgia's primary election also has been postponed to June 9. Read More
April 09, 2020

City Council Meeting on Monday

The Doraville City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 13, by teleconference. Click through to register for the meeting. Read More
April 07, 2020

Tilly Mill Agreement Reached

Atlanta developer Kaufman Capital Partners has agreed to invest $50 million in a mixed-use project that will transform a moribund, 14-acre shopping plaza at Tilly Mill Road and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard in Doraville. Read More
April 07, 2020

County Town Hall Meeting on COVID-19

Medical and psychiatric professionals will answer questions from the public about the COVID-19 pandemic during a DeKalb County town hall from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9.  Read More
April 06, 2020

Participate in Our Virtual Egg Hunt!

The City had to cancel its Spring Fling, scheduled for Saturday, April 4, because of the coronavirus pandemic. But children can still be part of a virtual egg hunt this week. 

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April 04, 2020

City Parks Are Open for Limited Use

If you choose to use any of the City's parks for recreation this weekend, remember that they are open at this time only for passive recreation, meaning walking and leisure activities. Use of all recreation equipment, including basketball courts, soccer pitches and playing fields, is prohibited. Read More
April 02, 2020

Reminder on Sanitation Services

DeKalb County sanitation services remain unchanged by the current health crisis. The county is still picking up trash, recycling and yard debris on Wednesdays. Read More
April 02, 2020

Beware of Coronavirus Scams

Scammers are offering COVID-19 tests to Medicare beneficiaries in exchange for personal details, including Medicare information. However, the services are unapproved and illegitimate Read More
March 31, 2020

Planning Commission Meeting Is Off

The scheduled meeting of the City's Planning Commission for Wednesday, April 1, has been canceled.  Read More
March 30, 2020

Council Extends Emergency Restrictions

The Doraville City Council has approved a one-month extension of emergency restrictions in the City through April 30, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The extension applies to Doraville businesses and residents. Read More
March 27, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Updates on the City's response to the coronavirus pandemic, including a shelter-in-place order, and early returns from the 2020 Census are detailed in this week's community news. Note: Wednesday's Planning Commission meeting has been canceled. Read More
March 26, 2020

Council Approves Sheltering in Place

The Doraville City Council passed an amendment to an existing ordinance, calling for residents to shelter in place except for essential activities, at a special meeting Thursday evening, March 26. Read More
March 26, 2020

CITY'S GUIDE TO THE CORONAVIRUS

If you're having trouble keeping track of what the City has done, and is doing, about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, here's a summary for you in English and Spanish versions. Read More
March 25, 2020

Mayor Calls for Sheltering in Place

Doraville Mayor Joseph Geierman is calling on residents to shelter in place immediately in response to the coronavirus pandemic. You can read his statement here. The city council will meet and vote on a corresponding ordinance at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Read More
March 25, 2020

Council Approves 3 Emergency Resolutions

On Wednesday night, the Doraville City Council unanimously approved three resolutions to provide economic relief to local businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
March 24, 2020

Beware of Coronavirus and Census Scams

Scammers often surface at times like these, seeing ready-made opportunities in the coronavirus pandemic and also in the 2020 U.S. Census count. Here are some tips to keep them at bay. Read More
March 23, 2020

Special Called Meeting on Tuesday

The Doraville City Council will hold a special called meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, via teleconference. Click through for details on how to register. Read More
March 20, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

The City's restrictions on restaurants and other businesses in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic plus the latest on the Census are in this week's community news. Read More
March 19, 2020

Council Approves Emergency Restrictions

The Doraville City Council has unanimously approved emergency restrictions through March 31 on restaurants and other businesses that bring people into close contact, in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Click through for more. Read More
March 18, 2020

Mayor Declares State of Emergency

Doraville Mayor Joseph Geierman has declared a state of emergency in the City because of the coronavirus pandemic, and restrictions on restaurants, bars and public gatherings are under consideration by the city council. Click through for more information. Read More
March 17, 2020

Note on Wednesday Council Meeting

The Doraville City Council meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, will take place via teleconference. Click through for details on how to access the meeting. Read More
March 16, 2020

Important Notice on City Services

Because of the coronavirus pandemic and the need to exercise an abundance of caution during an uncertain time, the City of Doraville has made a number of adjustments. City Hall is closed to the public. Click through for more information. Read More
March 14, 2020

IMPORTANT NOTICE

The Doraville City Council's upcoming work session, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, has been canceled. Read More
March 13, 2020

City Update on Coronavirus

Doraville Mayor Joseph Geierman has issued a statement regarding the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on upcoming City meetings and events. Read More
March 13, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

The City's response to coronavirus concerns -- in a number of postponements and closings -- is detailed in this week's community news. Read More
March 06, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Invitations to participate in the 2020 U.S. Census will start arriving in the mail in the next week, and this week's community news has everything you need to know about the decennial count. Read More
March 04, 2020

County Update on Coronavirus

As Georgia’s first cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been confirmed, DeKalb County’s top doctor wants to make it clear that public health officials are ready to respond. Click here for what you can do to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.  Read More
March 03, 2020

Protection Against Respiratory Viruses

According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, the key actions for the public regarding the coronavirus are the same measures encouraged to prevent the spread of any respiratory virus. Read More
March 03, 2020

DeKalb Sanitation Commercial Open House

The DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host an open house for commercial customers next week at City Hall. The dates are Thursday, March 12, and Friday, March 13. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Read More
March 02, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Tuesday evening's town hall regarding the city manager search and the announcement of a business forum hosted by Mayor Joseph Geierman are in our community news. Read More
February 24, 2020

Update on City Manager Search

The consulting firm Colin Baenziger & Associates has been retained by the Doraville City Council to begin the search for a new city manager, and Doraville residents have an opportunity to participate in two ways. Read More
February 21, 2020

Voter Registration Reminder

Monday, Feb. 24, is the deadline to register to vote in Georgia's presidential preference primary on March 24. DeKalb County Voter Registration & Elections will remain open until 5:30 p.m. Monday to accept hand-delivered applications. Read More
February 21, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

A calendar date for a family-friendly Spring Fling, a public forum to discuss the hiring of a city manager and a new Arts Committee are in this week's community news. Read More
February 18, 2020

This Week's Trash Collection Is Thursday

Because of Monday's holiday, this week's trash collection by DeKalb County will be on Thursday, Feb. 20, instead of Wednesday. Read More
February 14, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Details about new voting equipment and a reminder that City Hall will be closed on Monday for Presidents' Day are among the items in this week's community news. Read More
February 13, 2020

City Hall Closed Monday for Holiday

Doraville City Hall will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17, in observance of the Presidents' Day holiday, reopening at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Trash collection throughout the City will take place on Thursday instead of Wednesday next week. Read More
February 11, 2020

City's Statement on Oasis Lawsuit

Oasis Goodtime Emporium has filed a lawsuit against the City while defying a permanent injunction issued in December by a DeKalb County Superior Court judge. Read More
February 07, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

The demolition of two Park Avenue buildings, a City Council meeting preview and a demonstration of new voting equipment are in this week's community news. Read More
February 06, 2020

Notes From First Day of County Trash Pickup

Wednesday's first day of DeKalb County sanitation services was a success! Thanks to residents for being understanding and cooperative during the transition period. Read More
February 04, 2020

Wednesday's the Day for New Trash Service

DeKalb County replaces Advanced Disposal as the City's provider of sanitation services starting with citywide trash collection TOMORROW (Wednesday, Feb. 5). Henceforth, collection will take place each Wednesday for all City residents.  Read More
January 31, 2020

Planning Commission Vacancy

The City is seeking to fill an unexpired term (April 2021) on the Planning Commission. Residents who have lived in the City for at least one year are eligible and encouraged to apply. It's an opportunity to help shape Doraville's growth! Read More
January 31, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Wednesday marks the changeover to DeKalb County for the City's sanitation services, and this week's newsletter has the details. Read More
January 29, 2020

New Trash Services Explained in 4 Languages

DeKalb County will become the City's provider of sanitation services starting with citywide trash collection on Wednesday, Feb. 5. Welcome letters to Doraville residents from the county have been provided in English, Spanish, Korean and Bengali.
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January 24, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

The City's transition to DeKalb County sanitation services is fast approaching, and this week's community news has some important reminders for residents. Read More
January 21, 2020

Important Information on Trash Collection

The City is transitioning from Advanced Disposal to DeKalb County as its provider for trash collection. To alleviate confusion, here are some important things for Doraville residents to know. Read More
January 19, 2020

City Hall Closed Monday for MLK Holiday

A reminder: Doraville City Hall is closed on Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Read More
January 17, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

A preview of the first City Council meeting of 2020, a way to make inspection requests online and a vacancy on the City's Planning Commission are items in this week's community news. Read More
January 13, 2020

Transition to New Sanitation Services

Although the City's new sanitation contract with DeKalb County does not begin until February, the county will begin delivering roll carts and welcome packets this week (Jan. 13), continuing through the end of January. Read More
January 10, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

An important update on this month's transition to DeKalb County sanitation services is part of this week's community newsRead More
January 07, 2020

Mayor, 3 Council Members Sworn In

Monday evening’s swearing-in of Mayor Joseph Geierman (second from right) and City Council members Andy Yeoman (second from left), Rebekah Cohen Morris (far left) and Maria Alexander (far right) drew a large crowd to Forest Fleming Arena in Honeysuckle Park.

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January 06, 2020

Reminder: Mayor and Council Swearing-In Is Tonight

The public is invited to Monday's swearing-in of Mayor Joseph Geierman and council members Andy Yeoman, Rebekah Cohen Morris and Maria T. Alexander, which will take place at 7 p.m. at Forest Fleming Arena in Honeysuckle Park. Read More
January 03, 2020

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Monday's swearing-in of the City's new mayor and council members plus details on February's switch to DeKalb County sanitation services are in this week's community news. Read More
December 31, 2019

Fireworks and State Law

A reminder: Georgia law allows for the use of fireworks until 1 a.m. on Wednesday (New Year's Day). Please exercise caution as you ring in 2020 with New Year's Eve celebrations.

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December 30, 2019

No Emergency Siren Testing This Wednesday

Testing of the City's emergency siren system will not take place Wednesday on the New Year's Day holiday. Testing normally is conducted on the first Wednesday of the month at noon, lasting about 12 seconds, and will resume in February. Read More
December 27, 2019

City Hall Closed on New Year's Day

Doraville City Hall will be closed for the New Year's Day holiday on Wednesday, Jan. 1, and will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2, at 8:30 a.m. Trash pickup scheduled for Wednesday will take place on Thursday instead.
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December 23, 2019

City Hall Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Doraville City Hall will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. City Hall will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 26. Read More
December 20, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

A holiday message from Mayor Donna Pittman and details on the Jan. 6 swearing-in of Mayor-elect Joseph Geierman and three council members-elect are in this week's community news. Read More
December 18, 2019

Swearing-In for New Mayor and Council Members

The public is invited for the swearing-in of Mayor-elect Joseph Geierman and council members-elect Andy Yeoman, Rebekah Cohen Morris and Maria T. Alexander at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, at Forest Fleming Arena in Honeysuckle Park. Read More
December 13, 2019

City to Bid Farewell to Four on Monday

The public is invited to a reception on Monday, Dec. 16, for outgoing Mayor Donna Pittman and council members Pam Fleming (District 1), MD Naser (District 2) and Shannon Hillard (District 3), in appreciation of their years of service to Doraville. Read More
December 13, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

A reception for Mayor Donna Pittman and three council members, a food drive benefiting I Care Atlanta and a holiday show for the whole family are in this week's community news. Read More
December 09, 2019

Tuesday Is Final Day for Toys for Tots Donations

Tuesday is the final day for toy donations for Toys for Tots to be brought to City Hall or the police station. This year's campaign is in special need of toys for girls age 10 and older and for all children age 2 and younger. All donated toys should be new and unwrapped. Read More
December 04, 2019

City's Winter Festival This Weekend

Doraville's Winter Festival will be held outside City Hall from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Make plans for you and your family to attend!Christmas revise Read More
December 03, 2019

Geierman Wins in Mayoral Runoff Election

With 100% of the vote counted, it appears that Doraville will have a new mayor in 2020. According to unofficial DeKalb County returns, former council member Joseph Geierman has defeated incumbent Mayor Donna Pittman in Tuesday's runoff election. Read More
December 02, 2019

Mayoral Runoff Election on Tuesday, Dec. 3

Reminder: The runoff election for Doraville's Mayor will take place on Tuesday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at City Hall, 3725 Park Avenue. All residents who registered before or on Oct. 7, 2019, are eligible to vote in the runoff. Read More
November 27, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

News about the demolition of two Park Avenue buildings plus a reminder to vote in Tuesday's mayoral runoff election are in this week's community news. Read More
November 22, 2019

Mayor's Message for Thanksgiving Week

Read Mayor Donna Pittman's message for the City as Thanksgiving Day and the holiday season approach. Read More
November 22, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

A recap of news from the recent City Council meeting and information on early voting in the mayoral runoff are in this week's community news. Read More
November 19, 2019

Two New Doraville Projects Unveiled

Groundbreaking could take place in 2020 for two mixed-use developments expected to continue the transformation of Doraville. Read More
November 18, 2019

Early Voting for Mayoral Runoff Election

Early voting for the Dec. 3 Doraville mayoral runoff election will begin this week at these locations: Stonecrest Library, 3123 Klondike Road in Lithonia, and the DeKalb County Government Office, 4380 Memorial Drive in Decatur. Read More
November 15, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Registration for youth basketball, plans for the City's winter festival and toy collection, and news from the Doraville Development Authority are in this week's community news. Read More
November 08, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS

Read about the Dec. 3 runoff election for Doraville mayor, and we have details about holiday-season events in this week's community news. Read More
November 06, 2019

Doraville to Have Runoff Election for Mayor

Doraville will have a runoff election for Mayor on Dec. 3 after none of four candidates received more than 50% of the vote in Tuesday's election. Former council member Joseph Geierman (39.3%) and incumbent Mayor Donna Pittman (27.7%) will be in the runoff. Read More
November 05, 2019

Vote in Doraville's Municipal Elections

It's Election Day in Doraville! Don't forget to vote! The polling place inside City Hall, 3725 Park Avenue, will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. today (Tuesday). Parking is available. Fourteen candidates are on the ballot for Mayor and for City Council Districts 1, 2 and 3. Read More
November 01, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

A look ahead to Election Day, a new mobile app for Buford Highway foodies and some Halloween highlights are in this week's community news. Read More
October 30, 2019

Update on Halloween Event

The City's inaugural "Trunk or Treat," sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation, will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday inside Forest Fleming Arena in Honeysuckle Park, 3037 Pleasant Valley Drive. Read More
October 25, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

A big Saturday of events including the annual library book sale, a "Trunk or Treat" on Halloween and a recap of the recent City Council meeting are in this week's community news. Read More
October 24, 2019

Cities' Softball Game Rescheduled

Because of a Friday weather forecast that calls for rain, the annual Doraville vs. Dunwoody softball game between city staffs has been postponed and rescheduled for 1 p.m. next Friday, Nov. 1, at Brook Run Park in Dunwoody. Read More
October 22, 2019

Library's Annual Book Sale on Saturday

A wide range of books, CDs and DVDs for children and adults will be available at the annual Friends of the Doraville Library Book Sale, to be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the library, 3748 Central Avenue. Read More
October 18, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Early voting is underway for the Nov. 5 elections, and we have details about Halloween and holiday-season events in this week's community news. Read More
October 16, 2019

Library Will Be Closed on Thursday

All branches of the DeKalb County Public Library, including Doraville's branch, will be closed on Thursday (Oct. 17) for staff development. Read More
October 11, 2019

In Recognition: National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 through Oct. 15) is an opportunity to honor the City's Hispanic residents and business owners for their contributions to our community. Read the proclamation by Mayor Donna Pittman and the Doraville City Council. Read More
October 11, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

The arrival of fall temperatures makes it great to go for a walk, and there are two major ones this weekend: the TEA Walk along Buford Highway and the Atlanta Pride Parade. Details are in this week's community news. Read More
October 04, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Buford Highway's restaurants and next Saturday's TEA Walk are among the topics covered in this week's community news. Read More
September 27, 2019

Residential Partners Announced for Assembly Yards

The Integral Group has announced that Ashton Woods and StreetLights Residential will build housing units as part of Doraville's Assembly Yards redevelopment project. Read More
September 27, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

The latest on the Assembly Yards project plus information about voter registration and two upcoming candidate forums is in this week's community news. Read More
September 20, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Highlights from Welcoming Week and information on how to stay informed on DeKalb County emergencies -- such as last weekend's boil water notice -- are in this week's community news. Read More
September 13, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

It's Welcoming Week! The City's activities tied to Tuesday's Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, plus the start of Phase I of improvements to Oakcliff Road, are in this week's community news. Read More
September 13, 2019

Work to Begin on Oakcliff Road

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, the City's contractor, SD&C Construction, will begin mobilizing to repair turning-radius issues on Oakcliff Road between Windsor Oak Drive and Pin Oak Circle. This is Phase I of improvements to Oakcliff Road. Click here for a map of the project. Read More
September 11, 2019

Doraville City Manager Resigns

Mayor Donna Pittman announced Wednesday that Regina V.K. Williams-Gates, Doraville’s city manager, has resigned effective Dec. 31, 2019. Williams-Gates cited her desire to fulfill other business endeavors and spend more time with her family.

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September 10, 2019

Welcoming Week Starts on Friday!

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Welcoming Week (Sept. 13-23) celebrates the growing movement of communities that fully embrace new Americans and their contributions to the social fabric of our country. See what's happening in Doraville for Welcoming Week!
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September 06, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Everything you need to know about Saturday's inaugural Splish Splash Doggie Bash at the Flowers Park community pool -- you're going, right? -- is in this week's community news. Read More
September 03, 2019

Win Prizes at City's Splish Splash Doggie Bash!

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Doraville's very first Splish Splash Doggie Bash is next weekend! The fun starts at noon Saturday, Sept. 7, at the community pool in Flowers Park. A special doggie fashion show will be at 1 p.m., and here's what our sponsors are providing as prizes.
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August 30, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Reminders about holiday pool hours and next week's trash pickup, along with information about the Splish Splash Doggie Bash on Sept. 7, are in this week's community news. Read More
August 29, 2019

Splish Splash Doggie Bash on Sept. 7!

DOG 2The City's first-ever Splish Splash Doggie Bash, a new way of bringing the community together, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Flowers Park pool.  The event will include a doggie fashion show at 1 p.m. Click here for registration and rules. 
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August 23, 2019

It's Official: Doraville United Elementary School

Doraville's newest school has a name: Doraville United Elementary School. The school, which will open in the fall of 2020 as the first new school to be built in Doraville since 1964, had been given the temporary name of Cross Keys North Elementary School. Click here for renderings of the site. Read More
August 23, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Who filed for the municipal elections? What's this about a pool party for dogs? And what's the name of Doraville's first school to be built since 1964? It's all in this week's community news. Read More
August 21, 2019

Coming Up: Splish Splash Doggie Bash!

It's the perfect celebration for the end of summer! You won't want to miss the City's first Splish Splash Doggie Bash, from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7. Read More
August 16, 2019

2019 Municipal Elections Qualifying Period: August 19 - 21, 2019

The qualifying period for the 2019 General Election and Special Election is Monday, August 19 through Wednesday, August 21, 2019, daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, please visit Candidate Qualifications.   Read More
August 13, 2019

'Movies Under the Stars' on Friday at Honeysuckle Park

Don't miss the final film in the City's "Movies Under the Stars" summer series this Friday, Aug. 16, at Honeysuckle Park. The film is "Aquaman" (rated PG-13) and it will start at dusk. The park's fields open at 7 p.m. See you there! Read More
August 09, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

All the information you need on Election 2019 and the mixed-use redevelopment at Tilly Mill Crossing is included in this week's community news. Read More
August 05, 2019

See You at National Night Out!

National Night Out, an annual event that promotes police-community partnerships, will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday) at the Farmers Market, 5600 Buford Highway. There will be activities for all ages. Read More
August 02, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

An award for the City's financial reporting, a preview of Tuesday's National Night Out on Buford Highway and a word about the City's emergency siren system are in this week's community news. Read More
July 29, 2019

Coming Up: National Night Out in Doraville

Don't miss National Night Out! The event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, at the Farmers Market, 5600 Buford Highway. Read More
July 26, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Saturday night's Doraville Pride event at the Flowers Park pool and a way that you can show support for the City's police officers are part of this week's community news. Read More
July 24, 2019

Film Production Scheduled for Friday in City

Advisory for Friday, July 26: Filming by a production company will take place from 8 a.m. to midnight along Buford Highway in the vicinity of the intersection of Interstates 85 and 285. Please allow extra time on Friday for travel in the area. Read More
July 19, 2019

Tonight's 'Movies Under the Stars' Has Been Canceled

PLEASE NOTE: Tonight's second installment of "Movies Under the Stars" in Honeysuckle Park has been canceled because of a forecast of rain. Saturday's World Oceans Day celebration at Flowers Park pool is still on and will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Read More
July 19, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Saturday's World Oceans Day at the community pool, Monday's campaign financing seminar and guidelines on keeping Doraville beautiful are featured in the community news this week. Read More
July 19, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday's World Oceans Day at the community pool, Monday's campaign financing seminar and guidelines on keeping Doraville beautiful are featured in the community news this week. Read More
July 12, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Rescheduled dates for World Oceans Day and Doraville Pride celebrations and a farewell to Doraville's police chief of 17 years, John King, are in this week's community news. Read More
July 11, 2019

World Oceans Day at the Pool on Saturday, July 20

The City has rescheduled its celebration of World Oceans Day. The event, which was rained out on June 8, now will be held at noon on Saturday, July 20, at the community pool in Flowers Park. A mermaid and a pirate will be our special guests, and King of Pops will supply treats. Read More
July 08, 2019

Farewell on Friday for John King

All are invited to attend a public farewell for former Doraville Police Chief John King, to be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 12, at Spring Hall, 7130 Buford Highway NE, Suite A-100. King began his new position as the state's acting commissioner of insurance on July 1.  Read More
June 28, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events - June 28, 2019

An update on the Legislature and the month's SPLOST projects plus the departure of Police Chief John King are included in our community news this week. Have a happy and safe Fourth! Read More
June 19, 2019

Summer Movie Series to Start on Friday

Don't miss the start of the summer Movies Under the Stars series this Friday with the showing of "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" at Honeysuckle Park. The park's fields open at 7 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk. Read More
June 19, 2019

Public Works Department Busy in June

June has been a big month for the City's Department of Public Works crews, with several major projects: picnic pavilion at Brook Park, striping on Winters Chapel Road and Park Avenue, and repaving on Best Friends and Pleasantdale roads. Read More
June 14, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events - June 14, 2019

The City Council will meet about the 2020 City budget on Monday, and Doraville's youth sports leagues need volunteer coaches. In this week's community newsRead More
June 11, 2019

City Council Approves Budget for 2020

The Doraville City Council approved a balanced general fund budget of nearly $15.3 million for fiscal year 2020 at its regular meeting on Monday night. The budget represents an increase of about 2.7 percent from 2019. The City's millage rate remains unchanged at 10.000 mills. Read More
June 10, 2019

Survey on City Priorities Closes Wednesday

Doraville residents are invited to participate in a survey ranking the City's priorities. The survey will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12. It can be accessed here.


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June 10, 2019

Youth Sports Coaches Wanted

The City is seeking coaches for youth (ages 5-12) teams in soccer, basketball, baseball and volleyball. For information, call Tammy Henry at (770) 936-3852 or (770) 936-3850, or email her at tammy.henry@doravillega.us. Read More
June 07, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events - June 7, 2019

The City's survey on priorities is open through June 12 for residents' participation, and this week's community news also has an update on SPLOST projects in Doraville. Read More
June 06, 2019

Doraville Pride Event Postponed

Saturday evening's Doraville Pride event at the Flowers Park community pool has been postponed in light of a weekend weather forecast for thunderstorms. Organizers say they will reschedule the event. Read More
June 04, 2019

World Oceans Day Event Postponed

With a weather forecast calling for thunderstorms much of next weekend, Saturday's World Oceans Day event at the Flowers Park community pool has been postponed and will be rescheduled for another date. For questions, call (678) 551-8004 or email Events@doravillega.us. Read More
May 31, 2019

Rank the City's Areas of Priority for 2020

Help the City as it prepares a budget for fiscal year 2020 by ranking the City Council's six areas of priority for Doraville. Click here to provide your input.  Read More
May 31, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events - May 31, 2019

A complete list of City Council meetings pertaining to the 2020 budget, along with two big events planned at the community pool, is in this week's community news. Read More
May 30, 2019

Information on Proposed FY2020 City Budget

For a copy of Wednesday evening's presentation on the proposed fiscal year 2020 City budget, click here. For the complete proposed budget, click here. Read More
May 30, 2019

Leave Loose Tree Limbs for City Pickup

The Department of Public Works requests that residents who live near parks in the City leave their loose tree limbs for regular pickup every other week. Please do not take the limbs to the park for disposal. Read More
May 28, 2019

County Smoke-Testing of Sewer System - May 28, 2019

DeKalb County will be out again today (Tuesday) smoke-testing the sanitary sewer system in the areas of Mill Court, Doral Drive, Pontiac Circle, Tilly Mill Road, Woodwin Court, Gentilly Place, and Eula Circle and Court. Read More
May 28, 2019

Launch of Summer Reading Program

Brien Engel, an accomplished glass harpist from Athens, will demonstrate how he makes his unique form of music in an appearance at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the Doraville Library. Read More
May 24, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events - May 24, 2019

A public information session on the proposed 2020 City budget and the new Chamblee-Doraville Community Improvement District are part of this week's community news.   Read More
May 17, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events - May 17, 2019

Are you ready for summer? The City is getting ready with movies, swimming and a camp. Read about that and more in this week's community news. Read More
May 10, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events - May 10, 2019

National Police Week gives us pause to thank the men and women who keep our City safe -- and to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Read More
May 10, 2019

GDOT Community Conversations: I-285 Top End Express Lanes

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 12 PM to 2 PM at Clarion Conference Center, 2001 Clearview Ave.

For more information, please click here (Spanish) or visit the Georgia Department of Transportation website. Read More
May 09, 2019

2019 City Pool Schedule Announced

The City has announced the 2019 schedule for the community pool in Flowers Park, 5921 New Peachtree Road. The pool will open for the summer season on Saturday, May 25 (Memorial Day weekend). Read More
May 06, 2019

Announcements & Public Events - May 3, 2019

The Serta Simmons grand opening, which included a visit by Gov. Brian Kemp, plus a new song about Doraville are part of this week's community news. Read More
April 26, 2019

Announcements & Public Events - April 26, 2019

Doraville's State of the City, to be held at Assembly Yards, is only a week away and it's open to the public. Read all about the event in this week's community news. Read More
April 25, 2019

Water Main Break

A large water main break off of Winters Chapel Road near the City caused reduced water pressure in the area on Thursday. The break occurred when a contractor damaged a valve on a 48-inch transmission main.

Residents are asked by DeKalb County to run their faucets until the water is clear. Read More
April 19, 2019

Announcements & Public Events - April 19, 2019

Mayor Donna Pittman and a group of seniors toured Third Rail Studios, and next week is Georgia Cities Week. Read about the latest community news of interest. Read More
April 12, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS & PUBLIC EVENTS - APRIL 12, 2019

The Doraville City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, but a previously scheduled work session has been canceled. Read about this week's community news of interest. Read More
April 05, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events - April 5, 2019

Read about the upcoming Citywide Cleanup Day and other community news of interest.


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April 04, 2019

Summer Camp Registration Now Open

Registration is underway for the Doraville S.T.A.R.S. summer camp, to be held in June and July at Forest Fleming Arena. The camp is a fun and educational experience that includes science, technology, art, reading and sports for children. Meals and field trips are included. Click here for the form.

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March 15, 2019

Doraville Communique – March 2019

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Doraville Communiqué is a bi-monthly community communication for Doraville residents, business owners, and visitors that supplements on-line methods of information dissemination. The first volume for March 2019 has been published and can be accessed here. Read More
January 18, 2019

Announcements & Upcoming Events - Jan. 18, 2019

Discover upcoming events and learn about important announcements hereRead More
January 17, 2019

January 19 Tree Planting at Cary Reynolds Elementary & Sequoyah Middle Schools

This year's first tree planting is scheduled for Saturday, January 19, 9am -12pm, at Cary Reynolds Elementary and Sequoyah Middle School (3456 Aztec Rd, Doraville, GA 30340). Everyone is welcome! We hope to see you there. Read More
December 22, 2018

Mayor's Holiday Message

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Please click here to read or download the Mayor's Holiday Message. Read More
December 20, 2018

Announcements & Upcoming Events - Dec. 20, 2018

Discover upcoming events and learn about important announcements here. Read More
December 19, 2018

Reminder: Doraville SPLOST Survey Closing on Dec. 21

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The City needs your feedback on proposed SPLOST projects. The DeKalb County SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) is a one-cent sales tax that provides funding exclusively for capital projects – roads, buildings, vehicles and major equipment, and other long-lived improvements. Read More
December 14, 2018

Announcements & Upcoming Events - Dec. 14, 2018

Discover upcoming events and learn about important announcements here. Read More
December 10, 2018

City of Doraville will delay opening on Tuesday, December 11

City of Doraville City Hall, other Administrative Offices, and Recreational facilities will delay opening until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 due to the anticipated black ice as temperatures drop below freezing overnight. Read More
December 05, 2018

City of Doraville SPLOST Public Comment/ Citizen Survey

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The City needs your feedback on proposed SPLOST projects. The DeKalb County SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) is a one-cent sales tax that provides funding exclusively for capital projects – roads, buildings, vehicles and major equipment, and other long-lived improvements. 

 

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November 21, 2018

Announcements & Upcoming Events - Nov. 21, 2018

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Discover upcoming events and learn about important announcements here. Read More
November 14, 2018

City of Doraville is Participating in the PDK Airport Master Plan Development

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The DeKalb Peachtree Airport Master Plan has embarked upon a planning process that will provide a 20-year horizon of development goals for the airport. Please click here to learn more about the DeKalb Peachtree Airport Master Plan and ways you can get involved.

 

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November 10, 2018

Veteran's Day Message from Mayor Donna Pittman

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Please click here for the Veteran's Day Message from Mayor Donna Pittman. Read More
November 09, 2018

Announcements & Upcoming Events - Nov. 9, 2018

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November 02, 2018

Announcements & Upcoming Events - Nov. 2, 2018

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Discover upcoming events and learn about important announcements here. Read More
October 19, 2018

Reminder -- Don't Miss Out

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Two great community events are happening in Doraville tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 20): Friends of the Doraville Library (FODL) Book Sale at Doraville Library starting 10:30 a.m. and Citywide Cleanup Day at 3760 Park Avenue starting 8:00 a.m. Come join us!

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October 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael INCLEMENT WEATHER ALERT - October 10, 2018

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The National Weather Service, Peachtree City, GA, has indicated that Hurricane Michael will accelerate northeast over southwest and into middle Georgia tonight. High winds up to 35 mph and 2”- 3” of rainfall can be expected in the Doraville area this evening and possibly into tomorrow morning.  Read More
October 09, 2018

Citywide Cleanup Day - Saturday, Oct. 20

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Why wait to schedule a pickup? The City of Doraville is offering a perfect opportunity for residents to dispose of items that are in excess of the regular trash or require an appointment for a pickup. We are collecting bulk items, trash, electronics, cardboard boxes & scrap metals Read More
October 05, 2018

Gas Leak and Water Outage - Stewart and Pineland Closed Until Further  Notice

There is a gas leak and water outage in the Northwoods neighborhood. Stewart and Pineland are closed until further notice. The appropriate departments have been notified, and are on scene. Read More
October 04, 2018

City Hall Closing at 12pm on Friday, October 5

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City Hall and Administrative Offices will close at 12 p.m. on Friday, October 5, to allow staff to participate in the City of Dunwoody vs. City of Doraville Charity Softball Game. 

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September 21, 2018

Temporary Street Closing of Jess Norman Way Beginning September 26, 2018

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Residents and Visitors in the Jess Norman Way Area:  Temporary Street Closure of Jess Norman Way

 

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September 21, 2018

Doraville Police Officers Now Equipped with a Life-saving Medication NARCAN

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Last week on September 12, 2018 the Doraville Police Department issued the NARCAN® (naloxone HCl) nasal spray kits to our first responders. This medication temporarily alleviates the life-threatening effects of an opioid overdose. Read More
September 14, 2018

Sign up today! Registration for 2018 Fall Youth Soccer Closes on September 17

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Join us this fall! Doraville Parks and Recreation is pleased to offer a youth soccer program for children 4-13 years old. Registration is now through September 17.  Read More
August 23, 2018

Announcing the Doraville at Your Service App

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The City is pleased to introduce a 24/7 service request app for residents. The app can be used to report issues such as code violations or potholes, or to request certain services, such as sanitation service requests including new service or bulk item pickup. Read More
August 23, 2018

Movies Under the Stars showing Black Panther on Friday, Aug. 31

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Admittance is free! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Food from food trucks and vendors will be available for purchase. Music and games are planned prior to the start of the movie. Field opens at 6:30 p.m. and movie starts at sunset.  Read More
August 22, 2018

2018 City Council Retreat

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Read more about the City Council Retreat here. Read More
August 22, 2018

FYE 2019 Recommended Budget – Update

The FYE 2019 Recommended Budget has been updated to include narrative summaries of the department expenditures. 

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August 20, 2018

August 20, 2018 City Council Meeting Recording

Notice: The August 20, 2018 City Council Regular Meeting recording will be published to the City of Doraville's meeting portal by close of business on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.  Read More
June 08, 2018

Doraville Municipal Swimming Pool Offers Water Aerobics Classes

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Doraville Municipal Swimming Pool welcomes all Doraville residents and visitors to join us for low-impact aqua fitness classes at the outdoor pool located at Flowers Park. The classes are scheduled for Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays starting Tuesday, June 12th. 

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June 05, 2018

Public Statement for Immediate Release - City Statement Regarding Revenues Collected for Fines

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City Statement Regarding Revenues Collected for Fines is available here. Read More
May 25, 2018

Memorial Day Events Cancelled

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Due to the ground saturation from past rainfall and the National Weather Service's forecast of continued rain, City Memorial Day events have been cancelled.

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May 04, 2018

Movies under the stars is back

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Movies Under the Stars is back on the LAST Friday of every month from May through August. Join us at Honeysuckle Park for showings of Coco (cancelled), Despicable Me 3, Paddington 2, and Black Panther! Admission is FREE.
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May 02, 2018

Time for home improvements in Doraville

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For a limited time, residents may perform work on their homes and not be charged for certain permits. The permits and inspection of the work is still required but the fees will be waived. You must apply for your permits between May 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018.

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April 06, 2018

Doraville Mayor Donna Pittman to present annual State of the City address on Friday, April 20

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Good things are happening in Doraville! Quickly becoming known as “the city that connects,” Doraville Mayor Donna Pittman’s annual State of the City address on Friday, April 20, will feature highlights of the city’s accomplishments for 2017 and reveal what’s planned for 2018 and beyond. Read More
April 05, 2018

Metro City Bank Ribbon-cutting

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With great fanfare, the Metro City Bank “officially” held their grand opening and ribbon-cutting on April 4. The bank, open for business for the past few months, is the latest addition to Doraville’s Buford Highway streetscape.
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March 16, 2018

Mayor's State of the City Address

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The City of Doraville invites you to join us for the Mayor's State of the City Address on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Park Avenue Street Closure. An outdoor concert and community celebration will follow the address.

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March 05, 2018

Ribbon-cutting held March 3 at The Heights at Carver Hills

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Doraville city officials joined local residents and dignitaries from Century Communities on Saturday, March 3 for the official ribbon-cutting for
The Heights at Carver Hills. The new housing development is currently under construction just off Peachtree Industrial and I-285. Read More
February 18, 2018

Honeysuckle Park Arbor Day tree planting a HUGE success!

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A little off-and-on drizzle didn't stop 100+ volunteers of all ages form showing up at Doraville's Honeysuckle Park on February 17 to help plant trees for Arbor Day.
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February 02, 2018

Holiday Decorations Reminder

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Just a friendly reminder that now that the holiday season is over, it's time to take down all of those house lights, blow-ups, reindeer, snowmen, etc., and pack them away for another year. Read More
January 29, 2018

Doraville Seniors donate books to Cary Reynolds Elementary


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Doraville Seniors representatives Mary and Ronnie Coggins delivered books recently to Cary Reynolds Elementary School in Northwoods. 
Stephanie Jackson, center, who helps run the school's media center, happily took possession of the books for the students. Read More
January 16, 2018

Leaf Pick Up Reminder

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Given the weather conditions recently and holidays, we want to remind residents that, between October and February, the City is pleased to pick-up fallen leaves raked or blown the curb every other week. Read More
January 05, 2018

Doraville City Council members sworn in

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It was standing room only in Doraville City Council chambers on Thursday evening, January 4, as a swearing-in ceremony was held for three council members.
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January 03, 2018

Doraville featured in new Champion newspaper Newcomer's Guide

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The Champion newspaper issues a DeKalb County newcomer's guide annually and Doraville once again received some well-deserved accolades. Read More
December 29, 2017

Cold Weather Alert

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The National Weather Service (NWS) has forecasted that we will have unusually cold temperatures in the next few days. Chances of freezing-type precipitation (sleet or snow) is slight. City Staff, the Mayor and  City Council are in regular contact during inclement weather. Read More
December 29, 2017

Doraville City Hall closed January 1 for New Year's Day

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Doraville City Hall and administrative offices, except for emergency services, will be closed Monday, January 1, in observance of the New Year's holiday. Read More
December 11, 2017

Patrick elected president of DMA

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Doraville City Councilman Robert Patrick has been elected the 2018 president of the DeKalb Municipal Association (DMA). Patrick, Mayor Pro Tem for Doraville, was also recently re-elected in November to his second full term on the Doraville City Council for District 1. Read More
December 04, 2017

New speed reduction signs going up on Chestnut, Tilly Mill and Oakcliff Roads

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As many of you may have noticed, new speed reduction signs are currently being installed on Chestnut Road, Tilly Mill Road and Oakcliff Road reducing the speed limit from 35 mph to 25 mph.
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December 03, 2017

Celebrate the Season a huge success!

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It was billed as Celebrate the Season! and celebrate we did!
Friday's events included the Mayor's Tree Lighting but that was preceded by singing and dancing performers. Chinese yo-yo, Indian dancers, acapella high school group and Marine Corps singers paid homage to Doraville's diversity.

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December 03, 2017

Day 2 of Celebrate the Season!

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On Saturday, Dec. 2, Celebrate the Season! continued with  30 Mustang cars filling half of the city library parking lot. Inside the library was Santa's workshop where kids could pose once more with Santa, decorate cookies and gingerbread houses and make ornaments.
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November 27, 2017

City Authorizes Additional Leaf Pickup Service for THIS WEEK

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As a service to residents, between October and February, the City is pleased to pick-up fallen leaves raked or blown the curb every other week. Given the amount of leaves currently in the right of way, the City is authorizing an additional leaf pickup for this week.

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November 09, 2017

Doraville Election Summary Report


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Official and Complete Results
(As of Monday, Nov. 13)

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October 30, 2017

New Insight newsletter now available online!

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Check out the latest issue of Insight by going to the menu at the top of this page, click on "Residents" and then "Newsletters." You'll find out, among other things, the latest details on Celebrate the Season" holiday festivities planned for Dec. 1-2

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October 23, 2017

FALL 2017 SANITATION SCHEDULE

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It is that time of year—tree leaves are turning beautiful colors, but they are also quickly falling to the ground.  As a service to residents, between October and February, the city is pleased to pick-up raked fallen leaves at the curb. Curbside leaf pickup is done every other week. Read More
October 21, 2017

Doraville defeats Dunwoody in softball, raises $3,200 for cancer survivors

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Doraville city employees’ softball team, the Free Birds, challenged Dunwoody's employee team, the Dunwoody Force, to a benefit softball game October 20, at Honeysuckle Park. Doraville won the game  17-7 and raised $3,200 for breast cancer survivors. Read More
October 12, 2017

PawStand anniversary fete benefts DPD K-9 Corps

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A steady stream of pet lovers and the general public flocked to The PawStand’s second anniversary celebration on Saturday, October 7 at 6251 Peachtree Industrial Blvd in Doraville.
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October 04, 2017

Pet lovers gather for Dog Dayz of Summer!

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A steady stream of pet lovers dropped into the annual Dog Dayz of Summer’s End on Saturday, Sept. 30, at New Covenant Presbyterian Church in an event sponsored in part by the Doraville Kiwanis Club.
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August 02, 2017

National Night Out a rousing success!

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From funnel cakes to helicopters, dunk tanks to kids “coloring with cops,” hundreds of people from Doraville and surrounding communities participated in the annual National Night Out for Crime (NNO) held August 1 on the Buford Highway Farmers Market parking lot.
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June 19, 2017

Serta Simmons Bedding to consolidate business in new Assembly headquarters


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Serta Simmons Bedding, LLC (“SSB”), the largest manufacturer and distributor of mattresses in the United States, has finalized plans to combine all company locations into a single headquarters location at Assembly in Doraville, Georgia. Read More
June 13, 2017

Plans for new elementary school in Doraville announced


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The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will work closely with Cross Keys-area residents on the acquisition of an inhabited property where it plans to build a new elementary school in Doraville.
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June 05, 2017

Regina Williams-Gates named Doraville Interim City Manager


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On June 1, Regina Williams-Gates officially became Doraville’s Interim City Manager, assuming the duties of Dr. Shawn Gillen who recently became city manager for Tybee Island, Georgia.
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June 05, 2002

Public Statement for Immediate Release - City Statement Regarding Revenues Collected for Fines

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City Statement Regarding Revenues Collected for Fines is available here. Read More

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