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...
Applications are now open for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development, Community Development Block Grant, Home Investment Partnerships Program and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS funds Read on...
The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs today announced its next City Gallery exhibition, Prototype for a Landscape, which will open on Friday, October 22, 2021 and remain on view through Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 34 Prioleau Street. Read on...
At tonight’s meeting of Charleston City Council, which will take place virtually at 5 p.m., the SC Section of the ASCE will present the city with the 2021 South Carolina Technical Merit Award for its work on the Low Battery Seawall Project. 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