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A child's wooden rope swing hangs in the shade of an oak tree.

In the Zone: Zoning’s New Webpage Helps Educate Residents

Orange County’s Zoning Division has launched a new webpage, www.ocfl.net/zoning. The new design and layout make it easy for residents to find an Interactive Zoning...

Mayor Demings, standing, pats the back of a construction worker who is sitting. They're among hundreds of construction workers wearing their fluorescent uniforms as they eat their celebratory lunch outside of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Celebrates Construction Milestone

Central Florida leaders joined the arts community to celebrate the topping off ceremony for phase 2 of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing...

Inside of a Fire Station, firefighter Jason Wheat smiles while holding his Firefighter of the Year Award. Fire Chief Otto Drodz and other leaders smile as Jason walks towards the podium.

Orange County Fire Rescue Department Firefighter Named 2018 Florida Firefighter of the Year

The Florida State Firefighters Association (FSFA) presented Orange County Fire Rescue Department’s (OCFRD) Firefighter Jason Wheat with the annual Firefighter of the Year Award....

Mayor Demings poses for a photo with a family of six, while standing by a gazebo in Cyrpess Grove Park.

Eighth Annual Jazz in the Park Celebrates Note-Worthy Community Organizations

More than 1,000 guests attended Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings’ Jazz in the Park on March 2 at historic Cypress Grove Park in...

Mayor Demings stands at the head of a long table in a classroom. The adults in the room are laughing and holding conversations.

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings Marks Accomplishments in First 100 Days

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings took the Oath of Office on Dec. 4, 2018 and remains committed to building a community that works...

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Orange County’s Youth Leadership Conference Fosters Student Engagement in Local Government

Dozens of buses shuttled hundreds of high school students to Valencia College’s West Campus for Orange County’s annual Youth Leadership Conference on March 8, 2019....

Central Florida Disability Chamber Kicks Off Spring 2019 Veterans Business Initiative

Central Florida Disability Chamber Kicks Off Spring 2019 Veterans Business Initiative

On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings joined the Central Florida Disability Chamber and regional business leaders at the organization’s...

Mayor Demings posing for a photo and embracing the six children surrounding him. The children are wearing their Boys and Girls club t-shirt and are elated to be taking a photo.

A Safe, Nurturing Place: Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida. Since 1944, the organization has helped inspire hope and opportunity...

Two male inmates hunched over a woodworking table during their class at the corrections facility. They are intently focused on the project they are working on.

Building Skills and Providing Second Chances

Recently, when Tyree Rogers, a former Orange County Jail inmate and participant in the Inmate Construction Program, reached out to the program’s manager, Robert...