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Orange County Fire Rescue Celebrates Opening of New Fire Station as Part of INVEST in Our Home for Life Initiative

Orange County Government celebrated the opening of Fire Rescue Station 67 on June 4, 2018. Mayor Teresa Jacobs was joined by District 3 Commissioner Pete Clarke, District 5 Commissioner Emily Bonilla, Orange County Fire Rescue (OCFRD) and Chief Otto Drozd III for a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the new station in east Orange County, in […]

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History Center To Commemorate Pulse Tragedy With Special Memorial Exhibit

The Orange County Regional History Center will present a new exhibit to mark the two-year commemoration of the mass shooting that took place in...

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Orange County Honors Fallen Patriots During War Memorial Commemoration Ceremony

The Orange County Mayor’s Veterans Advisory Council hosted the annual War Memorial Commemoration Ceremony at the Orange County Courthouse on Memorial Day, Monday, May...

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Mayor Jacobs Delivers 2018 State of the County Address at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed hundreds of residents to her eighth and final State of the County address at the Dr. Phillips Center...

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Orange County Recognizes Winners of the 2018 Jefferson Awards’ Lead360 Challenge

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Orange County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) recognized local students for their work and dedication to public...

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Timber Creek High School Student Awarded 2018 Charles T. Smith Youth Community Service Award

Timber Creek High School senior Mia Forsman was recently recognized with the Charles T. Smith Youth Community Service Award during the school’s Senior Awards...

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Orange County Celebrates 2018 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Orange County Government, in partnership with the Orange County Asian Committee (OCAC), hosted its annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration on May 8,...

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Central Florida Honors Fallen Heroes at 36th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

On the evening of May 3, the Central Florida community gathered in the courtyard of the Orange County Courthouse to honor the lives and...

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Mayor Teresa Jacobs Provides Commencement Address at University of Central Florida

As the academic year comes to a close, the University of Central Florida celebrated its spring 2018 graduates at a series of commencement ceremonies...

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Orange County Hosts Mock Hurricane Activation on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Orange County Government and the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) recently hosted the children of employees for an afternoon of learning and fun as...

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