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. Text Durham One Call for Information & Service Requests

    Simply text 919-813-6315 to get information about City programs and services and to access our online request form to report potholes, missed collections, and more. For the best results, use short keywords or phrases like "water bill." Learn more...
  2. Durham Hosts Lakewood Avenue Stream Stabilization Project Update

    Planning is underway to improve the health of a local creek and the use of nearby sidewalks, and residents are now invited to learn more about the changes coming to Third Fork Creek in the Lakewood Avenue area of Durham. Read on...
  3. Watch City Life: Bridging Communication Barriers

    Host Beverly B. Thompson talks with City of Durham Language Access Plan Coordinator Mishel Gómez and El Centro Hispano President and CEO Pilar Rocha-Goldberg about how we’re working to bridge communication barriers. Read on...
  4. Community Feedback Needed for Future of US 70 East Corridor

    If you live or travel along US 70 in east Durham, you know how congested and hazardous travel can be in that area. To help plan for the future of this busy highway, resident input is being sought now through January 6 for the US 70 Corridor Study. Read on...
  5. Durham Seeks Ideas for Participatory Budgeting Projects

    How should the City spend funding in its next round of participatory budgeting? From November 10 – December 10, residents can submit ideas for one-time projects. Share your ideas online in English or Spanish, or at a series of idea collection events. Read on...
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