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Orange County Honors Two-Year Remembrance of the Pulse Tragedy

Orange County Government and the Central Florida community came together in unity with the onePulse Foundation to mark the two-year commemoration of the Pulse nightclub tragedy for Pulse Remembrance Week on June 12, 2018. Orange County remains strong and resilient, and will forever remember the 49 precious souls lost on June 12, 2016. Together with the One Orlando […]

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Orange County Regional History Center Opens New Pulse Exhibit and Aids Other Communities in Tragedy

The Orange County Regional History Center, honored nationally for its curation efforts in response to the Pulse nightclub tragedy, is presenting a new exhibit...

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Orange County Fire Rescue Celebrates Opening of New Fire Station as Part of INVEST in Our Home for Life Initiative

Orange County Government celebrated the opening of Fire Rescue Station 67 on June 4, 2018. Mayor Teresa Jacobs was joined by District 3 Commissioner...

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Wyndham Destinations Brings 200 New Jobs to Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined Florida Gov. Rick Scott to announce that Wyndham Destinations, Inc. has selected Orange County for their new global...

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Community & Services

Orange County Accepting Proposals through August 5 for its Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

Artists are invited to submit work for the fourth annual Sculpture on the Lawn exhibition, an outdoor display featured at the entrance to the Orange County Administration Center (201 S. Rosalind Ave.) in the heart of downtown Orlando, Florida, where the works are visible to approximately 10,000 people daily. Sculpture on the Lawn is open […]

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Orange County Honors Two-Year Remembrance of the Pulse Tragedy

Orange County Government and the Central Florida community came together in unity with the onePulse Foundation to mark the two-year commemoration of the Pulse nightclub tragedy for Pulse Remembrance Week on June 12, 2018. Orange County remains strong and resilient, and will forever remember the 49 precious souls lost on June 12, 2016. Together with the One Orlando […]

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Orange County Regional History Center Opens New Pulse Exhibit and Aids Other Communities in Tragedy

The Orange County Regional History Center, honored nationally for its curation efforts in response to the Pulse nightclub tragedy, is presenting a new exhibit to mark the two-year commemoration of the mass shooting that took place in Orlando on June 12, 2016. Another Year Passes: Orlando After the Pulse Nightclub Massacre is a special, limited-run […]

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Public Health & Safety

Central Florida Fire Rescue Personnel Boldly Fight Pediatric Cancer at Johnny’s BIG Shave

For the ninth year, Orange County Fire Rescue (OCFR) engineer Steve Kibler embarked on his annual tradition of shaving his head under the watchful guise of family and friends at St. Baldrick’s signature Central Florida event, Johnny’s BIG Shave. Kibler was joined by another 120 “shavees” from his team at OCFR Station 2057 with the […]

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Orange County Corrections Honors Outstanding Personnel

The Orange County Corrections Department (OCCD) celebrated its semi-annual Awards Ceremony on Feb. 9, 2018 at the Renaissance Community Senior Center in East Orlando. Dozens of civilian officers and certified staff members were recognized for their years of service and promotions while some were honored on their retirement. The semi-annual event has grown into a […]

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Orange County Fire Fighters and Personnel go Door-to-Door to Prevent Heroin-Related Overdoses in Community Hit Hard by Opioid Trend

Since the beginning of 2018, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office alone has responded to more than 156 overdoses, resulting in at least nine deaths. The statistics confirm a startling trend, one which parallels reports from across the nation from law enforcement and medical examiners. In an effort to curb what is clearly a public health […]

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Business

Wyndham Destinations Brings 200 New Jobs to Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined Florida Gov. Rick Scott to announce that Wyndham Destinations, Inc. has selected Orange County for their new global...

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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Discusses State of Orange County with West Orange Chamber of Commerce

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was a panelist at the West Orange Chamber of Commerce’s (WOCC) annual Mayoral Update Luncheon on May 23. The...

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Orange County Farm Bureau Hosts Annual Elected Officials Luncheon

The Orange County Farm Bureau held its 2018 Elected Officials Luncheon at the Citrus Club on May 22. Every year, the Farm Bureau’s board...

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