Community & Services

A row of partially dug-in shovels marking the groundbreaking of a project

New Senior Affordable Housing Community in Orange County’s Pine Hills Neighborhood Breaks Ground

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin recently joined local leaders and residents for the groundbreaking of a soon-to-be senior affordable housing community located in Pine Hills. Hawthorne Park, developed by Wendover Housing Partners, will be a 120-unit development and will replace a portion of an underutilized shopping center […]

From Boom to Bust to Boom Again, the Community of Wedgefield Has Come Full Circle

The history of Wedgefield is filled with twists and turns. A small community located 23 miles east of downtown Orlando, its origins are directly...

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Orange County’s District 3

Orange County is home to six districts that each has a distinct personality when it comes to history, natural beauty, parks and recreation options,...

Orange County Corrections Wins High Accolades from the American Correctional Association

A team of three experienced auditors from the American Correctional Association (ACA) spent three days – March 30 through April 1 – inspecting every...

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Orange County’s District 4

Orange County is home to six districts, and each has a distinct personality when it comes to history, natural beauty, parks and recreation options,...

Mayor Demings recipient of the African American Chamber’s 2021 MLK Humanitarian of the Year Award

The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida (AACCCF) selected Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings as the recipient of its 2021 MLK...

STEM Strong: Orange County Strengthens its Commitment to Students through STEM Learning

Last month, Orange County Public Schools hosted the inaugural Biomedical Science Challenge, which featured Project Lead-the-Way’s Biomedical Science module – the COVID-19 Pandemic. It was an...

Mapping His Future: Young Entrepreneur Donates Face Masks to Orange County First Responders and Essential Workers

Having laser focus at a young age is a gift, and Trevor Simoneau has used this gift to do good things, both for himself...

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About Orange County’s District 2

Orange County is home to six districts, and each has a distinct personality when it comes to history, natural beauty, parks and recreation options,...

Pandemic Achievements: Orange County Government Leads the Way through COVID-19

Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings’ March 8, 2021 COVID-19 Update marked the 115th live news conference providing pertinent information to all residents regarding...