Media Releases

One-Day-a-Week Watering Begins November 1 for Orange County

Mandatory one-day-a-week watering restrictions will begin on Sunday, November 1, for Orange County residential and nonresidential properties. When clocks return to standard time, from Sunday, November 1, to Sunday, March 13, homes and nonresidential properties in Orange County must adhere to the following watering schedule.

Missing Cobra Captured by Orange County Animal Services

In the late hours of Wednesday, Oct. 7, the Ocoee Police Department contacted Orange County Animal Services for assistance after a large snake had been discovered in a local resident’s garage. Unbeknownst at the time, the resident, police and animal services officers had safely located Elvis, the 8-foot King Cobra, who has been missing...

Orange County Jail Reaches Out to Community to Grow Library Program

The Orange County Corrections Department (OCCD) houses an average of 2,700 inmates on any given day. The library launched in 2013 with a moderate collection of donated books in English and Spanish, among other languages. Book donations come from local libraries and private entities.

Fixin’ Up the Neighborhood Project

Commissioner S. Scott Boyd along with Orange County Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization Division have selected the Tildenville Neighborhood in Winter Garden for this year’s “Fixin-up-the-Neighborhood Project” (F.U.N.).