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. 18th Annual Women's Forum Celebrates Women Throughout March

    Each Tuesday in March, join the 18th Annual Women's Forum to celebrate National Women's History Month through panels on physical health, mental health, education, and personal finances. Read on...
  2. Artist Selected for New Crosswalk Art to Enhance West Club Boulevard Pedestrian Safety

    Based on more than 1,800 votes, the Durham community has selected local artist Candy Carver as the winning finalist to make West Club Boulevard safer with her new crosswalk art designs. Carver's design features bright koi fish and colorful patterns. Read on...
  3. Public Hearing to Address Housing Needs in Durham Neighborhoods

    What are the needs in your neighborhood and how should we spend federal funds to help? Share your thoughts with the City Council at our Annual Action Plan “Needs” Public Hearing on Monday, March 1 at 7 p.m. Read on...
  4. Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) to Host Egg Hunts in March

    DPR is egg-cited to announce several Egg Hunt opportunities for your family to enjoy! Get supplies for an at home egg hunt or choose from several socially-distanced, in-person events around the City. All events are free, and pre-registration is required. Read on...
  5. Durham Satisfaction Survey Shows Residents Pleased with Employee Service During COVID-19 Pandemic

    In a year like no other, City of Durham employees rose to the occasion and residents took notice with high marks for customer service during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how residents rank City services, pandemic response, priority areas, and more. Read on...
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