Press Releases

FAMU Law Partners with Orange TV to Produce Legal Connections

FAM-U College of Law logoOrange County, Fla – A creative partnership between Florida A&M University (FAMU) and Orange TV has produced a series of specialized legal programming called Legal Connections.

Legal Connections is a series of five-minute taped video segments featuring legal content. The segments include interviews with FAMU Law faculty, lawyers, legal experts, professionals, alumni, and more. The programming is designed to inform viewers of legal matters, to provide self-help tips and resources, and to raise awareness of FAMU Law. FAMU President Larry Robinson, Ph.D. also has a special segment called President’s Corner which features University highlights.

2019 Florida Simulation Summit and TechMatch Showcase Regional Innovation

The two events foster a spirit of collaboration within the Modeling, Simulation and Training industry.

Orange County, Fla. – The Florida Simulation Summit, hosted by Orange County Government in partnership with the National Center for Simulation and the Orlando Economic Partnership (the Partnership) will be held Thursday, September 26, at the Orange County Convention Center. XReality, the theme of the 2019 summit, encompasses a combination of augmented, virtual and mixed reality technologies to create environments for training, testing and entertainment. Immediately following the summit, the annual TechMatch event will provide a platform for companies to efficiently evaluate opportunities for contracts with local small businesses within the region.

Orange County – Hurricane Dorian Update #8

Key Information for Residents for Hurricane Dorian: Sept. 3, 2019 (Evening)

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County’s latest information from its Emergency Operation Center: The area is still under a tropical-storm warning for wind gusts, with rainfall expected to range from two to three inches.

Orange County – Hurricane Dorian Update #7

Key Information for Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Dorian: Sept. 3, 2019

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County’s latest information from its Emergency Operations Center:

Orange County – Hurricane Dorian Update #6

Key Information for Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Dorian: Sept. 2, 2019

Orange County, Fla. – Orange County’s latest information from its Emergency Operations Center shows that Hurricane Dorian has slowed down to one-mile per hour and has yet to make a turn.  Based on the latest models, we expect to start feeling the winds from Hurricane Dorian about 24 hours from now, Tuesday around noon. The effects of the storm are expected to stay with us until Wednesday afternoon.

Curbside Collection for Unincorporated Orange County Delayed Additional Day

Update: The Orange County Landfill and the Porter Transfer Station are under normal operations, open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Residential yard waste fees will be waived until 5 p.m. on Sept. 4.

Update: No solid waste/recycling pick up will resume again on Thurs, Sept. 5.  If your garbage/recycling collection was regularly scheduled on Monday, it will be picked up on Thursday. Curbside collection schedule is three days behind and will go into the weekend since the storm projection delayed service.