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Three traffic lights, one is turned to red, another to yellow, and the last one is off completely

What to Do When a Traffic Signal is Inoperable

Traffic signals provide clear indication to drivers when it is safe to stop, go or slow down. In rare cases, a traffic signal may become inoperable, or the device may flash certain colors. If you approach an intersection and see the traffic signal is not functioning normally, follow these rules:

Flashing Red: If the traffic signal is flashing red, treat it as a stop sign and come to a complete stop at the intersection. Look carefully in all directions before proceeding. Other directions may have a different type of signal indication.

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Orange TV Shines throughout a Quarter Century of Excellence

In 1995, when Orange TV began as a 24-hour broadcast station that televised programming related to Orange County Government services and activities,...

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Orange County Launches Electronic Master Building Permit Program

Orange County Division of Building Safety has launched a Master Building Permit Program, also known as the Masterfile review process, for residential single-family, two-family...

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A Closer Look: The Office of the Orange County Property Appraiser

The Office of the Orange County Property Appraiser (OCPA) is charged with identifying, locating and fairly valuing all property, both real and personal,...

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Orange County Environmental Protection Division Works with Local Businesses to Go Green and Stay Green

Corporate sustainability has become synonymous with social and environmental responsibility. One Apopka-based company, Bloem LLC, which manufactures innovative outdoor garden products, took the...

Eight local and international leaders holding rubber mallets pretending to hammer down some stakes in front of a decorative piece of track. Below the track read the words "Virgin Trains USA Orlando Groundbreaking. On Track to Red Hot Orlando."

Virgin Trains USA Breaks Ground on Central Florida Expansion

Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, broke ground on Monday, June 24, 2019, for the nation’s largest privately funded infrastructure project to expand its...

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Redevelopment Site in Pine Hills to Serve as Affordable Low-Income Senior Housing

Affordable housing is a huge concern for local seniors – many of whom are on a fixed income. To meet that need, Emerald Villas...

Community and business leaders gather to cut the ribbon at the Hispanic Business Conference.

Hispanic Business Conference Welcomes Hundreds of Business Leaders to Orange County

The Hispanic Business Conference is hosted by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (HCCMO) and focuses on enhancing economic...

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Orange County Farm Bureau Hosts Annual Elected Officials Luncheon

The Orange County Farm Bureau held its 2019 Elected Officials Luncheon at the Citrus Club on May 21, 2019. Every year, the Farm Bureau’s board...

Mayor Demings and two other men on stage. Behind them is a very large screen that says 75 million.

Visit Orlando Announces 75 Million Visitors to the Region in 2018

Tourism officials announced today a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 million annual visitors in...