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 on the situation related to the coronavirus. Read on...
The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering a number of programs to assist small businesses during the Coronavirus crisis such as Low Interest Disaster Loans, Express Bridge Loans, Automatic Deferment on Existing SBA Disaster Loans and more. Read on...
The city of Charleston continues to operate at OPCON 1 with the stay at home ordinance in effect and non-essential businesses closed citywide.
Earlier today, Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and Police Chief Luther Reynolds held a press conference to... Read on...
The city of Charleston continues to operate at OPCON 1 with the stay at home ordinance in effect and non-essential businesses closed citywide. The Community Development Committee and Charleston City Council met today and approved an emergency... 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