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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 Arts on March 21. The Steinmetz Hall and The Green Room complete the original three-theater vision for the Dr. Phillips Center and is set to open in spring 2020. “As a […]

Mayor Demings, Commissioner Gomez Cordero, and two leaders are standing inside an autonomous bus made by Beep.

Lake Nona Brings First Autonomous Shuttles to Orange County this Spring

Beep, a new Florida-based company that provides autonomous mobility solutions, announced an exclusive dealer arrangement for the state of Florida, with NAVYA, the global leader...

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings joins five other community leaders and Lockheed Martin executives to cut the commemorative ribbon for Lockheed Martin's Research & Development II facility.

Lockheed Martin Announces Expansion in Orange County

Today, Lockheed Martin announced the opening of its $50 million, 255,000 square foot Research & Development II facility in Orlando, Fla. Since 2017, Lockheed...

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...

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 joyfully holding a plaque

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings Inducted to Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

The Central Florida business community gathered at the 14th How to Do Business with the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) meeting held at the...

Man spinning a game wheel

More Than 800 Residents Attend Annual Orange County Recycles Day

From Girl Scout troops to families, Orange County Recycles Day is a must-attend event when the County celebrates the annual day set aside to...

Mayor Jacobs and community leaders standing for a photo

Purpose Built Communities Conference Recognizes Revitalization in Orange County

The 9th Annual Purpose Built Communities Conference, held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando on International Drive, hosted more than 300 attendees from across the...

Mayor Jacobs, Orlando ballet leaders and ballerinas at a groundbreaking ceremony holding shovels

Orange County Welcomes New Era in Arts and Culture with the Groundbreaking of Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community leaders and the Orlando Ballet on Oct. 18, 2018 for the groundbreaking ceremony of Harriett’s Orlando Ballet...

Mayor Jacobs and other leaders on the stage

Prospera Hosts Annual 2018 Success Stories Luncheon

Orange County Government and community leaders attended Prospera’s 2018 Annual Success Stories Luncheon on Sept. 5 in support of Hispanic entrepreneurs throughout Central Florida....