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COVID-19: Go to Hospital or Recover at Home?

According to the CDC, COVID-19 causes mild symptoms in about eight out of 10 people, and most people who are mildly ill with the...

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Helping the Elderly During COVID-19

Due to the threat of COVID-19, our elderly populations are facing more isolation than ever before. If you are looking for ways to help...

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Stay At Home to Flatten The Curve: State Issues Stay-At-Home Order Effective April 3, 2020

As our region continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings is reminding residents that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’...

Busting Coronavirus Myths: What Orange County residents need to know. www.ocfl.net/coronavirus

Busting Coronavirus Myths: What Orange County Residents Need to Know

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to cause considerable international concern, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization and public health entities across...

Ninety-one-year-old Volunteer ‘Knocks Socks Off’ at Fix-it Fair

Ninety-one-year-old Volunteer ‘Knocks Socks Off’ at Fix-it Fair

A pair of seventy-year-old socks is what Williamsburg resident Larry Hechler chose to wear to Orange County’s “Don’t Pitch It, Fix It!” workshop on...

Four Decades of Service: Orange County Public Works Employee Celebrating 42 Years

Four Decades of Service: Orange County Public Works Employee Celebrating 42 Years

Orange County Government is a great place to work. But don’t take our word for it. One in ten County employees has two decades...

Community Mural Showcases Neighborhood’s Thriving Past and Vision for its Future

Community Mural Showcases Neighborhood’s Thriving Past and Vision for its Future

On Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, hundreds of residents turned out to be a part of the dedication and unveiling of the Lockhart Community History...

Barber Park Ribbon-Cutting Expansion Ceremony

Barber Park Ribbon-Cutting Expansion Ceremony

The newly expanded Barber Park on Gatlin Avenue officially opened on March 2, 2020.

During the ribbon-cutting ceremony, children played during recess at the...

A Neighborhood You Should Know: Horizon West Looks to the Past for a Charming, Walkable and Back-to-nature Community

A Neighborhood You Should Know: Horizon West Looks to the Past for a Charming, Walkable and Back-to-nature Community

Nestled amongst the lakes of Windermere, the charm of Winter Garden and the magic of the Walt Disney World Resort, you’ll find Horizon West....