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 of Charleston Business & Neighborhood Services Division has developed a COVID-19 resource list for the Charleston community to include essential resources, small business support... Read on...
The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs presents Like A Girl: Dare to Dream, a new exhibition by artist Fer Caggiano on view at City Gallery from March 11, 2021 through May 2, 2021. Read on...
The city of Charleston’s warming shelter at the Arthur W. Christopher Community Center will re-open at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, February 19 and remain open until 7 a.m. tomorrow. Guests must arrive by 11 p.m. to be checked in. 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