Speaking to a packed house crowd of over 400 attendees, DeKalb County CEO, Burrell Ellis, delivered his 2013 State of the County Address this morning.
The Address titled, "The Struggle of a Great Community", focused on where the County has been, where we are and where we are going as a "Great Community...a great community that sees strength in it's struggles; because it is that ongoing struggle that assures us a successful future steeped in potential, hope and possibility."
CEO Ellis, recognized "my partners in public service, the Dekalb County Board of Commissioners," and thanked them for their service to the citizens of DeKalb.
CEO Ellis then went right into his address - the full transcript is embedded below.
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