Office of Public Affairs

The Office of Public Affairs keeps the community and City employees updated on the City’s activities, services, and events. The office 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. City of Durham to Observe Independence Day

    Most non-emergency operations will be closed and City staff will be unavailable on Friday, July 3 to observe Independence Day. Residents are asked to make note of changes in City services and programs. Read on...
  2. City of Durham Cancels July 4th Fireworks Due to COVID-19

    After careful consideration, the Durham Bulls and Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) have canceled Durham’s Annual July 4th Celebration to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
  3. Durham Seeks Public Art Submissions for New Bus Shelters

    If you’re a local or regional artist, your work could be featured on nine new solar-powered bus shelters in Durham. Artists are invited to apply for this new public art project funded by the City of Durham’s Participatory Budgeting Project. Read on...
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