Community & Services

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Orange County Building Division Fast Tracks Habitat Homes with Speedy Permitting

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando recently partnered with five builders to build five homes for future Habitat homeowners in just five days. The annual “Builders Blitz” was held the week of Feb. 5 to provide families affordable homes at the new Arbor Bend subdivision in South Apopka. In order to accomplish such a feat, […]

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Mayor Jacobs Named 2017 Public Servant of the Year by the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was recently recognized as the 2017 “Public Servant of the Year” by the Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association...

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Orange County Animal Services Program Helps Homeless Dogs Find Homes by Focusing on the Heart

On any given day, Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) accepts dozens of dogs and cats in need of a home. Animals that arrive at...

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Hundreds Attend Opening and Dedication of Deputy Scott Pine Community Park

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined the community at the opening and dedication of Deputy Scott Pine Community Park in Windermere on February 10,...

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Orange County Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Commemorates Black History Month

Orange County Government hosted and participated in several community events throughout January and February to honor and remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther...

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Orange County Government Joins Nextdoor

Orange County Government recently joined Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods. Operating under the Nextdoor Public Agency platform, Orange County Government will utilize...

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NFL Pro Bowl 2018 Returns to Orange County

Following the success of its first year in Orlando, the National Football League (NFL) Pro Bowl completed another successful fan-filled event with a 24-23...

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Orange County Animal Services Launches New Website

The animals of Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) have some exciting news. After many years of dedicated service, the time has come to retire...

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Corrections Mentoring Program Puts Children on Right Path

For nearly a decade, employees from Orange County Corrections have spent time each week with local elementary school students as part of the department’s...

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New Solar Co-ops Launch in Orange County

Orange County is building on the momentum of the state’s largest and most successful solar co-op by again partnering with Solar United Neighbors of...

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