Press Releases

Orange County Regional History Center Hosts Holiday at Heritage Square

The Orange County Regional History Center will hold its annual Holiday at Heritage Square event Thursday, December 4, 2014. The entertainment line-up includes Clare and the Chocolate Nutcracker, Faith Assembly Church Choir, Grand Avenue and Hillcrest Elementary School choirs. Special appearances will be made by Santa, Kingston from Orlando City Soccer, C. More...

No Garbage or Recycling Collection Service for Unincorporated Orange County on Thanksgiving Day

Orange County, FL – Orange County Utilities will not collect garbage or recycling on Thursday, November 27, for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Customers with garbage collection on Thursday will receive garbage service the following Monday. Customers with recycling collection on Thursday will receive recycling service the following Thursday. Bulky items will not be collected...

New Towing Ordinance Enforcement Begins in Orange County

A new towing ordinance takes effect in Orange County on Nov.1, 2014, protecting drivers from illegal towing. This ordinance provides clearer and more enforceable regulations to prevent wrongful, predatory towing of vehicles, which includes deceptive practices by towing companies and drivers, the employment of “spotters” who prey on uninformed visitors, and the towing of...

Orange County Hosts Community Discussion on Ebola Virus Preparedness

Mayor Teresa Jacobs will bring together government and community leaders, as well as public health and law enforcement officials to share plans and provide sector updates. Orange County maintains an extremely high level of readiness and this briefing will further elevate the coordination and familiarization of plans and facilities.

One-Day-a-Week Watering Begins November 2 for Orange County

Orange County, FL – Mandatory one-day-a-week watering restrictions will begin on Sunday, November 2, for Orange County residential and nonresidential properties. When clocks return to standard time, from Sunday, November 2, to Sunday, March 8, homes and nonresidential properties in Orange County must adhere to the following watering schedule: