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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
If you’re interested in the long-planned Durham Rail Trail, now is the time to give your input on the schematic design of the project by attending upcoming meetings or by providing your feedback through an online survey or crowdsource map. Read on...