Community & Services

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Community on the Rise: Pine Hills Neighborhood Improvement District Shows a Skilled Workforce and Strong Housing Market

The Pine Hills Neighborhood Improvement District (PHNID) has implemented a long-range vision for redevelopment that focuses on bringing together local businesses, citizens and government to build a brighter future. The PHNID recently came out with its 2020-21 Annual Report, and key indicators within the report are extremely encouraging for one of Orange County’s oldest and […]

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...

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,...