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Going Septic to Sewer: Pine Hills Receives Grant Money to Protect Environment

In an effort towards overall neighborhood improvement, Pine Hills is working to upgrade several homes and offices from septic to sewer thanks to a...

Orange County Health Services: Ground Zero in Coronavirus Response

Since the COVID-19 pandemic first impacted Central Florida 18 months ago, Orange County Health Services has led the way in providing personal protective equipment...

Two New Affordable Housing Projects Set to Get Underway in Pine Hills

The Board of County Commissioners recently voted unanimously to award $13.18 million to developers in order to build four different multi-family affordable housing developments...

Stopping Domestic Violence: Orange County Commissioners Accept Findings

After months of work, the Orange County Domestic Violence Commission (DVC) presented its findings and proposed recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners in...

Orange County Addresses “Livability” for Older Adults with Age-Friendly Initiative

The number of Americans 65 and older is expected to nearly double in the next 40 years, far outpacing growth in any other age...

Orange County Hosts Multiple Events During National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month, a national observance that promotes and supports new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of a strong and...

Orange County-funded Summer Internship Program Provides High School Students with Life-Changing Opportunities

When 20-year-old Brian Salamanca graduated from Wekiva High School two years ago, he was unsure about what to do next. But thanks to encouragement...

How Does Your Garden Grow? A Makeover using Native Plants and Florida-Friendly Landscaping

The downtown demo garden at the Orange County Administration building is a popular place, with more than 500,000 visitors each year. Recently it got...

Orange County Convention Center Supports Great Oaks Village Foster Home With Donations

The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) continues to demonstrate its dedication to the local community during these unprecedented times by giving back and supporting...