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What You Need To Know

  • DeKalb County Launches COVID-19 Small Business Loan Program

    DeKalb County Board of Commissioners approved the Better Business Loan Program, a $15 million loan program for local small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. The application period is from August 27 through September 7. Businesses can apply for loans of up to $40,000.

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    As businesses continue to cope with the effects of COVID-19, Decide DeKalb Development Authority, in partnership with LISC Atlanta, will assist some of the most impacted during these times — the small business owner. Designed to aid DeKalb County businesses of 50 employees or fewer owned by women and people of color, eligibility requirements and application details are available online.

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  • Doing Business In DeKalb

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce sees and promotes the value of women in business and non-profits. WELD exists so that women business leaders, emerging leaders, and community / non-profit leaders could come together and help build and promote women leaders.

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  • Statement from the Chamber Regarding Racism

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce stands with our community in the fight to an end to all forms of systemic racism. We value diversity and support equity and justice in our community. DeKalb Chamber joined hundreds of businesses across Georgia calling for the passage of the Hate Crimes Bill signed into law.

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  • DeKalb Schools Names New Superintendent

    The DeKalb County Board of Education officially announced its selection of Cheryl Watson-Harris as the next superintendent of DeKalb County School District (DCSD). The board voted (6 – 1) to appoint Watson-Harris. She will succeed Ramona Tyson, who has served as interim superintendent and superintendent since November 2019.

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  • Free COVID-19 Testing at The Gallery at South DeKalb

    DeKalb County works to curb the spread of COVID by partnering with Oakhurst Medical Centers and DeKalb County Board of Health by setting up FREE COVID-19 testing in The Gallery of South DeKalb Mall parking lot off Candler Road adjacent to I-20. DeKalb County residents regardless of insurance status can take advantage of drive-through testing.

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  • CEO Michael Thurmond Details Path Forward in Fight Against COVID-19

    In order to adapt to the ever-changing health and economic situation in DeKalb County, CEO Michael Thurmond issued an executive order to lay out a path forward from the COVID-19 emergency for businesses, residents, and citizens. The order is effective April 24 at 12 a.m., it may be amended as necessary, and provides a 30-day transition plan for the county, and does not conflict with state orders.

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  • Coronavirus in Georgia

    State and federal officials with the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are continually monitoring the spread of the virus. They are also working hand-in-hand with the World Health Organization to track the spread around the world and to stop it.

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  • Gov. Kemp First Steps to Reopen State Economy

    Governor Brian Kemp announced today plans to incrementally – and safely – reopen sectors of Georgia’s economy. Gyms, fitness centers, bowling alleys, body art studios, barbers, cosmetologists, hair designers, nail care artists, estheticians, their respective schools, and massage therapists to reopen their doors this Friday, April 24, 2020. The shelter in place order is still active and will expire at 11:59 PM on April 30.

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  • Opening Up America Again

    Georgia broadcasters collaborate and unite to enable Governor Kemp to reach as many Georgian’s as possible with the critical information they need during these challenging times of COVID- 19.

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  • McBath Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation for Additional Relief

    DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond has assembled a task force that will help steer the county’s coronavirus-related policies. Taskforce member organizations include The Task Force for Global Health, DeKalb Board of Health, representatives from the Board of Commissioners, state legislative delegation, DeKalb Municipal Association, public safety, and economic development experts.

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  • Member Resources in Response to COVID- 19

    Here are some quick links to assist with questions you may have on hospitals, meal plans, communications resources on COVID-19.

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  • Economic relief to Individuals, Families, Small Business, Other Sectors

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or the “CARES Act” (as summarized by the Georgia Chamber) passed the U.S. Senate and is headed to the U.S. House of Representatives for consideration. This $2 trillion stimulus bill is positioned to provide economic relief to individuals, families, small businesses and other sectors of the United States economy.

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  • COVID-19

    What You Need to KnowThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available.CDC is working across the Department of Health and Human Services and across the U.S. government more »

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  • Georgia SMART Plan

    Georgia Chamber SMART Plan The DeKalb Chamber has teamed up with the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to administer the Georgia Chamber SMART Plan. This plan allows smaller employers to join together to share more »

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  • DeKalb County Government

    DeKalb County GovernmentThe DeKalb County Board of Commissioners (BOC) serves as the legislative branch of the DeKalb County government. The DeKalb County BOC consists of seven part-time commissioners, all elected to a four-year term. DeKalb County is divided into five more »

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  • DeKalb County School District Recommended for the Distinction of Accreditation

    DeKalb County School District Recommended for the Distinction of Accreditation AdvancED, the global leader in providing continuous improvement and accreditation services to over 32,000 institutions serving 20 million students worldwide recently conducted an external review of DeKalb County School District. more »

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  • Office Depot Office Max

    Office Depot Office Max$ave on what you need to do business while supporting your chamberOffice Depot Discount ProgramOur partnership with the National Chamber Program brings cost savings for you, our members!  Save on what you need to do business, while supporting more »

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  • What is Super Tuesday?

    You’ve heard about Super Tuesday, increasingly so in the past couple of weeks, but just what happens on that day and why is it important? Read Debbie Lord’s national story – Cox Media Group National Content Desk posted Friday, Feb. more »

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  • Georgia General Assembly

    The Georgia General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. State of Georgia. It is bicameral, consisting of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Each of the General Assembly’s 236 members serve two-year terms. The Georgia State Constitution vests all legislative power with the General Assembly.

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  • DeKalb Chamber Elects New Boards Members

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that it has elected six prominent business leaders to join its Board of Directors.

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  • Statement from the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Regarding Atlanta United FC Coming to DeKalb County

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce releases statement regarding Atlanta United FC’s plans to come to DeKalb County.

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  • New Board Members

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that it has elected four prominent business leaders to join its Board of Directors.

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  • DeKalb Partners to Award Scholarships

    Applications to the Educational Scholarship Fund for High Schoolers are Being Accepted.

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  • DeKalb Schools Will Be A 'National Model'

    Business owners, community members and parents got reassurances last week about DeKalb County School District progress from interim Superintendent Michael Thurmond.

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