Community & Services

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Orange County Extends Call to Artist Deadlines to Sept. 3

Orange County’s Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs has extended the deadline for the call to artists for its fall Art in the Chambers exhibition and annual Sculpture on the Lawn exhibition. The deadline for submissions for both is now Sept. 3, 2018. Deadline: Applications, resumes, images and other materials must be submitted electronically by […]

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Orange County Partners with FDOT to Urge Drivers to “Stop on Red”

When Bradenton, Fla. resident Melissa Wandall was nine months pregnant in 2003, her husband was tragically killed by another motorist who was distracted and...

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Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ High School Internship Program Introduces Students to Orange County’s Growing Vocational Workforce

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs hosted nearly 30 students from across Orange County for a special graduation ceremony at the Board of County Commissioners...

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Orange County Experience Program Engages Residents and Provides Insight into Local Government

Orange County Government welcomed the seventh class of local residents to the Orange County Experience program on Aug. 3, 2018 at the County’s Fire...

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Orange County Hosts Health and Family Expo for Local Families Affected by Hurricane Maria

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs together with the Osceola County Board of County Commissioners and the Government of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico hosted...

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SunRail’s Southern Expansion Officially Opens in Orange and Osceola Counties

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community leaders and representatives from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Federal Transit Administration, and Tupperware Brands for...

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Orange County Government Permitting Services Launches Online Access to Get in Line

With the launch of Orange County Government’s new queuing system, customers can now get in line or schedule appointments remotely online for select permitting...

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Orange County Encourages Residents to Properly Use Sandbags when Preparing for a Hurricane

June 1 marked the beginning of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. Orange County residents are encouraged to take a number of storm preparedness steps...

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Local Residents Honored at 2018 Orange County Community Conference

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) recognized several Community Champions and the Distinguished Citizen of the Year at...

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Orange County Encourages Tree Trimming in Preparation for Hurricane Season

June 1 marked the beginning of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. In preparation, Orange County homeowners are being advised to keep their trees trimmed...

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