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The "In Touch with Durham County Government Show" provides governmental programming and access to your local government and provides timely, ongoing coverage of Durham County Government through the Government Access Television program.

"In Touch with Durham County,"  airs daily on DTN (Durham Television Network)/ Cable Channel 97-5 and can be watched on demand at http://www.dconc.gov/index.aspx?page=60.

General Manager of Strategic Planning and Innovation Deborah Craig-Ray and Board of County Commissioners Chair Wendy Jacobs co-host the show.

The purpose of the show is to share relevant, timely information from Durham County community partner agencies, as well as provide interviews with elected officials, county department heads and key staff.

Show Details

On the March 2020 episode, Durham County Memorial Stadium Manager Zach Pritchard joins host Deborah Craig-Ray to share the great things happening at the County-owned facility. Zach has recently joined the DCo team and brings a wealth of experience. He shares information about the Memorial Stadium operations and upcoming events. 

On the second segment, Durham County Veteran Services Officer Linzie Atkins shares important information about services delivered to nearly 15,000 veterans in Durham and an outreach event planned to assist veterans with applying for benefits. He also highlights the innovative DCo Veterans Services On Wheels. The new project. the first in the State, will allow the office to go out into the community to reach more veterans.

We hope you enjoy the show! If you have any questions, feel free to email to publicinformationoffice@dconc.gov.

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Past episodes of the "In Touch with Durham County Government Show"

On the February 2020 episode, host Deborah Craig-Ray is joined by Durham Complete Count Committee Chair Kate Fellman to discuss the 2020 Census. The Census Bureau's goal of the 2020 Census  is to count everyone once, only once and in the right place. While some information is outdated since the airing of this video du to the coronavirus (COVID-19), the message of how our community will benefit from an accurate count remains. On the second  segment, Board of Elections Director Derek Bowens joins the host to share all the information needed to head to the polls for March 2020 Primary Election. 

In the December 2019 show, host Deborah Craig-Ray is joined by County Manager Wendell Davis to talk about some of the County's recent and future projects sure to be exciting to County residents. He also discusses progress the County has made with the Managing for Results business model and the well over 2,000 metrics we're using to support our decision-making process. 

In the November 2019 show,  our hosts welcome welcome Department of Social Services Director Ben Rose and Christy Malott, Chair of the Community Child Protection Team, in segment one. In the second segment, we welcome Durham County Cooperative Extension Director Donna Rewalt.

In the September 2019 show,  our hosts welcome are joined by General Manager and Public Health Director Gayle Harris in segment one, followed by Assistant Register of Deeds J.T. Tabron and Deputy Register of Deeds Sharon Marsh from the Register of Deeds Office in segment two.

In the July 2019 show, co-hosts Deborah Craig-Ray and Wendy Jacobs try something different with the theme of "Durham County Unplugged." Instead of guests, we have a conversation and rapid-fire updates on important updates concerning the Durham County community!

In the May-June 2019 show, our hosts welcome are joined by Durham County Director of Elections Derek Bowens and Elections Board Member Phil Lehman in segment one and Linda Chappel, Senior Vice President of Triangle Area Child Care Resource & Referral Services and Cheryl Brown, owner of Brown's Early Learning Center

In the April 2019 show, our hosts welcome Durham County Sheriff Clarence Birkhead in segment one and MBK Durham Manager Edmund P. Lewis Jr., in segment two.

In the March 2019 show, our hosts welcome Senior Public Information Specialist from the Department of Social Services Pam Purifoy

Other editions:

February 2019

January 2019

December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

July 2018

June 2018

May 2018

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

 

"In Touch with Durham County" is shown at:

  • Daily at 10 a.m., 3:30p.m. and 6:30p.m.

Board of County Commissioner Meetings

The Durham Board of County Commissioners’ Regular Sessions are aired live at 7p.m. on second and fourth Mondays, unless otherwise scheduled, on DTV8, channel 97-5.  The meetings are rebroadcast on Thursdays at 2 p.m., Saturdays at 9 p.m. and Sundays at 9p.m. 

To viewwebcasts of the Durham County Government Show or the Durham Board of County Commissioners meetings, follow the link below:

Schedule for Durham County Programs
Time Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
8:30 a.m.  CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife  CityLife CityLife
9 a.m. City HallThis Week City HallThis Week City HallThis Week City HallThis Week City HallThis Week City HallThis Week City HallThis Week
9:15 a.m. County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin
9:30 a.m. City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
10 a.m. In Touch with Durham County In Touch with Durham County  In Touch with Durham County  In Touch with Durham County  In Touch with Durham County  In Touch with Durham County  In Touch with Durham County
10:30 a.m. County Info Bulletin Board County Info Bulletin Board  County Info Bulletin Board County Info Bulletin Board County Info Bulletin Board County Info Bulletin Board County Info Bulletin Board 
11a.m.              
11:30a.m. City Info Bulletin Board  City Info Bulletin Board  City Info Bulletin Board  City Info Bulletin Board  City Info Bulletin Board  City Info Bulletin Board  City Info Bulletin Board
12 p.m. CityLife  CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife
12:30 p.m. City Hall This Week City Hall This Week  City Hall This Week City Hall This Week City Hall This Week City Hall This Week City Hall This Week 
12:45 p.m. County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin County Information Bulletin
1 p.m. CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife
1:30 p.m. City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
City Hall
this Week
2 p.m.




   
2:30 p.m.              
3 p.m.              
3:30 p.m. In Touch with Durham County In Touch with Durham County In Touch with Durham County In Touch with Durham County    In Touch with Durham County  In Touch with Durham County  In Touch with Durham County

4 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

County Info Bulletin Board

 

 

County Info Bulletin Board

 

County Info Bulletin Board County Info Bulletin Board County Info Bulletin Board County Info Bulletin Board County Info Bulletin Board
 4:15p.m.
 Eat Smart Durham Eat Smart Durham Eat Smart Durham Eat Smart Durham Eat Smart Durham Eat Smart Durham  Eat Smart Durham
4:30 p.m.              
5 p.m.              
5:30 p.m.              
6 p.m.
           
6:30 p.m. In Touch with
Durham County
In Touch with
Durham County
In Touch with
Durham County
In Touch with
Durham County
In Touch with
Durham County
In Touch with
Durham County
In Touch with
Durham County
6:30 p.m.






7 p.m.  Living Healthy

Living Healthy

 

Board of County
Commissioners
Meetings (live)

 Living Healthy  Living Healthy  Living Healthy Living Healthy Living Healthy
7:30 p.m. CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife CityLife
8 p.m.  City Hall This Week  City Hall This Week  City Hall This Week  City Hall This Week  City Hall This Week  City Hall This Week  City Hall This Week
8:30 p.m.              
9 p.m.





Board of County
Commissioners
Meeting

Meeting Replays
City Council meetings replays Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 9 p.m. and Fridays at 2 p.m.
Board of County Commissioners replays Saturdays and Sundays at 9 p.m. and Thursdays at 2 p.m.
Planning Commission replays Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 p.m. and Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Live Local Traffic Cameras
Airs weekdays from 6:30 – 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

For more information about the Government Access Cable Channel, you can contact Deborah Craig-Ray, dcraig-ray@dconc.gov