Community Information

DeKalb County, GA

Law Enforcement

Hospitals

  • Atlanta VA Medical Cente Atlanta VAMC is located on 26 acres east of Atlanta in Decatur, Georgia with an operating nursing home care unit.
  • DeKalb Medical Center will be the recognized leader in clinical and service excellence and employee satisfaction.

Library

Transportation

  • DeKalb-Peachtree Airport MISSION STATEMENT provides for the operations of a business-oriented airport in a safe, efficient, and fiscally responsible manner.
  • MARTA joined the Atlanta Regional Commission and the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority in partnership to create the Transit Planning Board

Parks

  • Arabia Mountain Heritage Area The natural, historical and cultural resources prevalent in this area of Georgia provide an exceptional opportunity for recreation, environmental education and heritage preservation.
  • Mary Scott Nature Preserve a wonderful forest with many large hardwood trees and filled with a variety of birds and other wildlife.
  • Stone Mountain Park is a combination of indoor and outside attractions. At the heart of the attraction is the Confederate Memorial

Entertainment

  • Atlanta Dance World
  • Callanwolde is now one of the most unique art centers in the country.
  • Fernbank Museum our mission is to inspire life-long learning of natural history through dynamic programming to encourage a greater appreciation of our planet and its people. As a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we rely on generous donations from visitors like you!
  • Michael C. Carlos Museum The collections of the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University span the globe and the centuries.
  • Yellow Daisy Festival There is definitely something for everyone at the Yellow Daisy Festival, whether you are young or old, man or woman, rich or poor.
Fulton County, GA

Hospitals

Parks

Law Enforcement

  • Clerk to the Commission is appointed by the Board of Commissioners to prepare and sound the agenda, keep the minutes of all Board meetings, provide research of Commission records, and assist the Board with administrative and legislative functions.
  • County Attorney offers an excellent opportunity for attorneys to become immediately and directly involved in a variety
  • District Attorney is to prosecute professionally and competently all felony crimes on behalf of the citizens of Fulton County and the State of Georgia
  • Fulton County Fire Department To provide fire, life safety and support services that are relationship-focused and results oriented
  • Fulton County Marshal's Department was created to serve the public by enforcing the Orders, Writs and Precepts of the State and Magistrate Courts of Fulton County and other courts of competent judicial authority.
  • Fulton County Police Department is to prosecute professionally and competently all felony crimes on behalf of the citizens of Fulton County and the State of Georgia
  • Superior Court Administration
  • Superior Court Clerk Our goal for this office has been modernization and customer service responsiveness.
  • Tax Assessor The mission of the Board of Assessors is to prepare a fair and equitable real and personal property tax digest annually, pursuant to Georgia State Law and all applicable State Regulations.
  • Tax Commissioner is responsible for the billing and collection of real and personal taxes for the City of Atlanta and Fulton County.

Library

  • Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System We provide public access to the Knowledge Network to improve, enhance, and empower lives in our community, region and world.
  • Law Library there is no access to justice without access to legal information

Transportation

Entertainment

  • Alliance Theatre As the premier theatre of the Southeast, the Alliance Theatre sets the highest artistic standards, creating the powerful experience of shared theatre for diverse people.
  • Atlanta Botanical Garden The mission of the Atlanta Botanical Garden is to develop and maintain plant collections for display, education, research, conservation and enjoyment.
  • Atlanta Opera strives to present opera productions of the highest standards possible, while fostering education about the art form and encouraging its growth with services and programs designed to fill the needs of the community.
  • Barbara Archer Gallery We specialize in work by long-recognized masters and innovative new works by a select group of emerging artists.
  • Capitol City Opera Company was formed in 1983 to provide Atlanta area classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform complete opera roles and to continue to develop their post-graduate vocal and acting skills on a professional level. 
  • Cerulean Fine Art Gallery is a working studio specializing in original contemporary paintings, both conceptual and neo-impressionist landscapes and figurative works.
  • Georgia Aquarium Now is the perfect time to experience the worlds largest aquarium and one of the feature Atlanta attractions!
  • Madison Gallery
  • Saltworks Gallery
  • Taylor Clark Gallery Through the years Taylor Clark has developed into a gallery owned and run by three generations, and remains focused on personal customer service, quality art pieces and fine custom framing. The gallery is based in Baton Rouge but serves clients both natio
  • Theater at Emory
  • Zoo Atlanta We strive to inspire the citizens of Atlanta and Georgia and all visitors to the Zoo to value wildlife on Earth and to help safeguard existing species through conservation. 
Gwinnett County, GA

Hospitals

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Law Enforcement

  • Gwinnett County Administrator The County Administrator acts as Chief Executive Assistant to the Board of Commissioners and oversees the direction of eleven County departments. Staff includes the County Administrator, two Deputy County Administrators, County Clerk and administrative support.
  • Gwinnett County Courts
  • Gwinnett County District Attorney
  • Gwinnett County Fire & Emergency Services Mission Statement: Saving lives and protecting property.
  • Gwinnett County Police Department The Gwinnett County Police Department is committed to serving the community through the delivery of professional law enforcement services in an unbiased and compassionate manner in order to protect the lives and property of the citizens and improve the quality of life in our community.
  • Gwinnett County Sheriff The Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department is committed to provide our community with professional, efficient law enforcement through well-trained employees and up-to-date technology. This department will continually strive to maintain the highest law enforcement standards possible.
  • Gwinnett County Tax Assessor's Office It is the mission of the Board of Assessors to fairly and equitably apply the tax code for the purpose of timely producing an annual property tax digest that meets all of the requirements of the state over-site agencies.

Library

  • Gwinnett County Public Library Gwinnett County Public Library: Supporting your informational, educational, and recreational interests with convenient, creative, customer-friendly access to materials and services.

Transportation

Parks

  • Great Lakes of Georgia The Great Lakes of Georgia & for a Great Lakes Vacation
  • Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation
  • Red Top Mountain State Park and Lodge This popular park on 12,000-acre Lake Allatoona is ideal for swimming, boating and fishing. Visitors can bring their own boats or rent from Park Marine. Twelve miles of hiking trails wind through the park, providing opportunities for exercise and to explore a reconstructed 1860s log cabin (open and staffed on Saturdays).
  • Stone Mountain Park
  • Tribble Mill Park Two lakes provide part of the attraction for this park set on 700 tranquil acres. A 108-acre recreation lake and a 40-acre fishing lake join other amenities such as a group camping area, generous passive open space named Ozora Meadows, lakeside pavilions and 3.4 miles of paved, multi-purpose trails and additional mulch trails for horseback riding and mountain biking. Ozora Meadows contains a large open field that can accommodate up to 3,500 people for large group events, and includes a large handicap-accessible playground, pavilion, an outdoor amphitheater area, restrooms, and water and electricity connections.
  • Yellow River Park Gwinnett County has beautiful forests and wildflowers, and one of the best places to enjoy both is Yellow River Park in the southern tip of the county. This park is mostly wooded and contains several different types of forests. The wooded area covering the majority of the park mainly consists of upland deciduous forests, traditional pine woodlands, and mixed pine and hardwood forests. The park includes miles of winding mountain bike, hiking and horse trails through the woods above the Yellow River.

Entertainment

  • Atlanta Chinese Dance Company Established in 1991 as a non-profit organization, the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company was created to promote the development, advancement, and appreciation of Chinese dance and culture in the Atlanta Metropolitan area.
  • Aurora Theatre Newly opened theatre is an amazingly restored church in downtown Lawrenceville, close to cafes, restaurants and nightlife. The Aurora offers a mix of comedy, drama and musical perfomances throughout the year, mixing in dinner theatre and outdoor performances as well.
  • Button Theatre Our mission at Button Theatre is to be the most influential and productive professional theatre in Gwinnett County, furthering the advancement of theatre in the Southeast. As a "Destination Theatre" we will offer affordable, quality musicals and plays that can be enjoyed by all ages; showcasing primarily local talent and employing high production values. We are committed to nurturing creative potential through children's theatre classes and cultivating local talent through workshops for actors and technicians.
  • DE Fine Art For more than a decade, DE Fine Art has enjoyed its role as a leading source for original, European paintings.  Founded in the early 1980's by Robert and Pat Harris, DE Fine Art exclusively represents over 35 European artists.  DE Fine Art provides a bridge between European artists and those who seek original paintings. 
  • Gio'Vairs Galleries of Art Gio'Vairs Galleries of Art is representing some of the most significant Artist whose work is diverse, intellectually driven, and unique.
  • Gwinnett Ballet Theatre Gwinnett Ballet Theatre was Gwinnett County's very first nonprofit performing arts organization, founded in 1977 for the purpose of providing local dancers with the training and performing experience necessary for a professional dance career. We've been consistent in our excellence, and we're proud of all we have achieved .
  • Gwinnett Philharmonic
  • Lawrenceville Female Seminary/Gwinnett History Museum The museum, housed in the Lawrenceville Female Seminary, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Originally built in the 1830s, it was first used as a finishing school for the county's young women.
  • Lionheart Theatre Company The Lionheart Theatre Company, consisting of professional actors and talented amateurs, brings popular and original productions for all ages to the local community.
  • Northeast Atlanta Ballet The Northeast Atlanta Ballet was founded in 1996 by Jennifer Byokawski with the hope of providing her talented young dancers with the most professional performing experience possible while bringing premium arts programming to Gwinnett and surrounding counties.
  • Parkview High School Theatre
  • Red Clay Theatre
  • Slotin Folk Art Festival