Communications Department

The Communications Department keeps the community and City employees updated on the City’s activities, services, and events. The department manages the City’s website and social channels, produces press releases and original content, operates the Durham Television Network (DTN), and serves as the spokesperson for the news media. Learn more about our work.

  1. Citywide News
  2. Upcoming Events
  1. Innovate Durham Announces 2022 Cohort

    Five companies and nonprofits will soon bring their new ideas to the City of Durham and Durham County governments by spending the next 16 weeks testing out innovative solutions to local challenges. Read on...
  2. City of Durham Launches New Text Messaging Service

    Learn about a new convenient way to find information and report issues to the City of Durham using your smartphone’s text messaging service. To use the service, text a keyword to 919-813-6315 such as “bulky item” or “water service” or “pothole.” Read on...
  3. Watch City Life: Inside the Work of Our Community Safety Department

    Host Beverly B. Thompson learns how the City is using new approaches to help residents experiencing mental health issues get the right help they need, when they need it. Read on...
  4. Durham Seeks Organizations to Apply for State Grant Funds to Help Homeless Residents

    Durham organizations in need of funding to help homeless residents are now invited to apply by August 26 for more than nearly $175,000 in state grant funds to support their efforts. Read on...
  5. Durham Seeks Organizations to Apply for $2 Million to Help Unsheltered Residents

    Durham organizations in need of funding to assist people experiencing unsheltered homelessness are now invited to apply by August 24 for more than $2 million in federal funds to support their efforts. Read on...
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