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Mayor Demings speaking from a podium at the Project Opioid event while the crowd listens attentively.

Orange County to Lead Central Florida Initiative Combating Opioid Epidemic and Drug Abuse

Project Opioid, the Central Florida initiative to combat drug abuse and addiction, launched on Jan. 30, 2019 and will be co-chaired by Orange County...

Mayor Demings with Orange County staff standing at the Orange County booth during the Mayor's Job Fair.

Mayor’s Job Fair Highlights Central Florida’s Workforce

The Central Florida Employment Council hosted the annual Mayor’s Job Fair on Jan. 30, 2019 at the Central Florida Fair and Expo Park. The...

Mayor Demings reading to school children

Mayor Demings Celebrates Literacy Week with Head Start After School Program

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings surprised the staff and students enrolled in the County’s Hal P. Marston Head Start Center on Wednesday, Jan. 30...

Mayor Demings, Mayor Dyer, Commissioner Uribe, and other community leaders stand with shovels in hand as they pose for a photo to celebrate the groundbreaking and expansion of Barber Park.

Barber Park to Expand with New Multi-Purpose Fields and Splash Pad

Orange County Parks and Recreation held its groundbreaking ceremony for two new multi-purpose recreational fields and a splash pad at Barber Park on Friday,...

Mayor Demings holding the proclamation he and the rest of the Board of County Commissioners issued recognizing Black History Month in Orange County. The board and the Black History Committee of Orange County stand in the Chambers.

Orange County Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Commemorates Black History Month 2019

Orange County Government’s leadership and its employees participated in several community events throughout January to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr....

Two NFL players from the Jets football team smiling as they hold the NFL Pro Bowl Championship trophy.

NFL Pro Bowl Celebrates All-Star Players in Orange County

Thousands of fans from across the nation filled Camping World Stadium on Sunday, Jan. 27 to celebrate this season’s NFL all-star players and legends...

Mayor Demings, community leaders, and representatives from the NFL stand on a platform alongside the trophy for the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl game.

NFL’s Green Initiative Revitalizes Ivey Lane Park in Orange County

The National Football League (NFL) Pro Bowl returned to Camping World Stadium in downtown Orlando on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. This is the third year...

Orange County Fire Rescue Chief Otto Drozd, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings, and a female graduate from the Fire Rescue academy are standing next to each other posing for a photo.

Orange County Fire Rescue Graduates Most Female Firefighters on Record

The Orange County Fire Rescue Department (OCFRD) swore in Class 84 on Jan. 11, 2019, the third and final class in a series of...

A man kneeling and embracing a large dog while smiling. The two of them are outside in one of Orange County Animal Services' play areas.

Orange County Animal Services Announces 2018 Milestones

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) released their 2018 statistics, highlighting another record year for adoptions, administration services, social media outreach and more. Shelter accomplishments...