Crews removed 50 tons of trash and debris from a 12-mile stretch of DeKalb County roads during last weekend’s launch of a clean-up program.
Operation Clean Sweep, an initiative created by DeKalb CEO Mike Thurmond, will continue clearing grass and litter every Saturday through August.
The $2.6 million effort is designed to beautify the county and clean clogged storm drains, which can create potholes and cause flooding.
The project started Saturday along South Stone Mountain-Lithonia, Panola and Redan roads.
It continues this Saturday along Panola Road from Snapfinger Road to Salem Road.
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