A 2.1 million-square-foot facility slated for the city's south side dubbed Project Wildcat earned DeKalb city support this week. Those behind it remain tight-lipped about the company's identity, though work is expected to begin this fall and bring with it hundreds of jobs.
The leadership at the DeKalb Park District wants the community to get involved in the designing of a new playground at Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road. The survey, available on the park district's website, closes Aug. 16.
The 18th annual event, put on by CASA DeKalb County, will offer guests a sampling of home-cooked favorites, cash bar, entertainment and raffles.
The unincorporated residential development has long been riddled with crime and maintenance issues, but city council action taken at Monday’s meeting could offer a plan to address the concerns.
New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in DeKalb is looking to make sure that students in the community start the school year on a positive note. In its 10th year, the event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Sports and Recreation Center in DeKalb.
Through the grant, the city of DeKalb is seeking assistance from the state to pay for three new 14-passenger paratransit buses and one ADA-accessible mini-van.
If approved, Project Wildcat – what city officials are calling a major food and beverage distribution, packing and storage company – would create about 700 new jobs if allowed to set up shop in DeKalb.
DeKalb city leaders recently agreed to allow the operation of a mobile classroom at Brooks Elementary School to shore up space inside the building for an additional intensive instructional classroom. The classroom can remain for up to three years.
DeKalb city leaders joined representatives from the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus and ComEd Tuesday to highlight community infrastructure projects that promote public safety and health in DeKalb and across the state.
DeKalb city leaders say something has to give with the traffic conditions where Fifth and Sixth streets intersect Culver Street near Founder’s Elementary School.
Area businessman, UPS worker and youth mentor, John Walker, announced Monday that he plans to vie for a seat on the DeKalb City Council in the 2023 election. “It’s just my time,” Walker said. “I got a lot of drive to do this job.”
Crowds descended on downtown Sycamore Sunday for the 22nd annual Fizz Ehrler Turning Back Time Car Show.
A DeKalb panel will review a project which city leaders refer to as Project Wildcat this week.
Members of the congregation held a groundbreaking ceremony this past weekend.
Mental health, fighting and bullying were among some of the issues highlighted this week by DeKalb District 428 youth during an event meant to engage students to give feedback on school life.