The Public Information Office (PIO) serves as a liaison for local, state and national media on behalf of the County.

Mission Statement

Department Functions

The department coordinates press conferences, prepares press releases, and notifies the public about County news and events. The PIO office strives to be proactive and responsive with all important County news to ensure the flow of information is accurate, timely and appropriate.

The PIO office serves as a spokesperson for the County on many issues and handles all media requests for the County’s 44 departments and divisions.
The PIO office coordinates County ceremonies and events such as ribbon-cuttings, groundbreakings, and special announcements.

Social Media and Marketing:
The Public Information Office is responsible for all content on the County’s 15 social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Emergencies/Crisis Response:
The Public Information Office handles all public communication for crisis and emergency response.

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Overcrowded Berkeley Animal Center Launches Operation Holiday Rescue

Overcrowded Berkeley Animal Center Launches Operation Holiday Rescue

Jenna Ley JamisonNov 23, 2022

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Wednesday, November 23, 2022) – Berkeley Animal Center is at max capacity as homeless animals have been pouring into the Moncks Corner-based shelter for weeks. In response, Berkeley Animal…

Three Fire Departments Merge in Berkeley County

Three Fire Departments Merge in Berkeley County

taylor.jamesNov 18, 2022

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Friday, November 18, 2022) – Three fire departments in Berkeley County recently merged to save costs and improve services to citizens. Effective November 1, 2022, the following fire departments…

Berkeley County Prepares for Possible Impacts from Tropical Storm Nicole

Berkeley County Prepares for Possible Impacts from Tropical Storm Nicole

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Wednesday, November 9, 2022) – Berkeley County is under a Tropical Storm Warning as Tropical Storm Nicole approaches the Eastern Coast of Florida. Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm-force…

Berkeley County Releases In-Person Early Voting Totals

Berkeley County Releases In-Person Early Voting Totals

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Monday, November 7, 2022) – More than 20,000 voters in Berkeley County participated in in-person, early voting ahead of the 2022 General Election. Berkeley County opened three locations during…

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