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History Center Celebrates Day Mosquito County Turned Orange

Orange County’s past boasts plenty of fascinating episodes, from cattle rustling to college football, but it’s hard to top the founding of the county itself, says the Orange County Regional History Center’s director Mike Perkins. “That’s when the land that would become Orange stopped being Mosquito County,” Perkins notes — “the only county in Florida’s […]

Calendar of Events: 2019 Inside The Courts

Orange County, Fla. – The Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, serving Orange and Osceola counties, presents Inside the Courts. A free four-night program that will show you how our judicial system really operates. What: Participants will learn about the judge’s role, the process of a case, the challenges local courts face today and what […]

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Media Preview – Recycling Pilot Program Wednesday, June 27

WHAT: A six-week curbside pilot program to help improve the quality of recycling in Orange County will begin with 641 households. The program involves staff members looking inside recycling carts and leaving weekly cards with feedback. Each cart will be given a tag ranging from Great Job (perfect or near perfect), Good Try (a few […]

Statement from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Regarding Hurricane Maria

“As we continue to receive reports of damage in Puerto Rico, the sheer magnitude of Hurricane Maria’s impact on this beautiful island is becoming apparent. With communications still so very limited, we know that many Central Florida citizens and visitors are anxiously awaiting word from their loved ones. Orange County continues to pray for all […]

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