Mayor Tecklenburg and city leaders remain in close communication with federal, state and regional officials including U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the CDC, S.C. DHEC, the U.S. Coast Guard and MUSC regarding the city's ongoing response to COVID-19. Read on...
The city is planning for the future of YOUR parks and recreation opportunities. Join the conversation to help shape the future of our city and ensure that our parks and recreation offerings continue to positively serve our community and meet its needs. Read on...
During a press conference this afternoon, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and other city officials joined local business owners to announce a series of public safety measures that will be implemented on King Street beginning this weekend. Read on...
The city of Charleston has extended the deadline for public comment on the Ashley River Crossing project, a bicycle and pedestrian bridge that will connect West Ashley and downtown Charleston. Read on...
Public Information acts as liaison for local, state and national media on behalf of the city. The division provides a spokesperson for specific issues and any background information necessary for clarity of issues for the media.
This division also provides coordination for specific projects which involve media participation or any other city function which will be featured by local media.
The division plans and coordinates press conferences, prepares press releases, and notifies media of city events. The division coordinates city ceremonies such as ribbon cuttings, ground breaking ceremonies, and special announcements for the City of Charleston and its departments.
The division also:
Reviews publications produced by other departments and assists in development, creation, and dissemination of these publications.
Produces, plans and coordinates content and design for the City of Charleston website.
The mission of Public Information is to:
Facilitate internal and external communications
Communicate to citizens any information that may affect or benefit them as residents and visitors in the City of Charleston