The city of Charleston, alongside Historic Charleston Foundation and numerous community partners, have launched Dutch Dialogues Charleston, a collaborative effort to develop and design solutions for major flooding challenges facing the city of Charleston. Read on...
The City of Charleston’s Municipal General Election will be held on November 5, 2019. Visit our Election Information page to obtain candidate filing documents, find your City Council district, access links to voter registration and eligibility, and more. Election Information Page
The Mayors’ Commission on Homelessness and Affordable Housing announced the performance lineup for the second annual Homeless to Hope Benefit Concert, which will take place Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Read on...
Today, city of Charleston director of Livability and Tourism Dan Riccio issued the following statement regarding an incident involving a Palmetto Carriage horse that took place this afternoon: Read on...
Due to unusually high volume, two additional yard waste collection days will be added this week for James Island, Johns Island, and outer West Ashley, and collection is expected to be completed on Saturday, July 20. Read on...
In preparation for the Annual First Day Festival, the city of Charleston is coordinating a school supply drive to ensure that local students have the materials they need to begin the new school year. 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