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Orange County Utilities Hosts Community Collection of Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste in Apopka

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Utilities invites Orange County residents to its Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste* Community Collection Event on Saturday, October 13, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Apopka High School, 555 W. Martin Street, Apopka. Participants will have the opportunity to properly dispose of hazardous and electronic waste – […]

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History Center Offers Free Admission for ‘Come Out With Pride’ Week, October 8-14

 Orlando, Fla. – Admission to the Orange County Regional History Center will be free to all from Monday, October 8, through Sunday, October 14, 2018, to coincide with Orlando’s annual Come Out with Pride festival. The weekend offers visitors a final chance to see the special exhibit titled Another Year Passes: Orlando After the Pulse Nightclub […]

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Orange County’s Tourist Development Tax Grant Application Review Committee Opens Grant Application Window Sept. 24 through Nov. 14

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County Government’s Tourist Development Tax Application Review Committee (ARC) will accept applications for capital grants in excess of $2 million from eligible organizations beginning Sept. 24 through Nov. 14, 2018. Applications and supporting materials will be accepted through the County’s website, https://netapps.ocfl.net/arctdtgrants. For consideration, qualified applicants must meet the following […]

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Media Alert

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 […]

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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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Statement from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Regarding the Multiple-Fatality Shooting | June 5, 2017

“First, I wish to express my regrets, my sympathy and my sorrow for the family members and friends of those that we lost this morning. Unfortunately, we’ve seen this scenario play itself out in our community and in other communities across the nation, and it is incumbent upon all of us not to become complacent […]

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