Press Releases

Orange County Invites Citizens to SunRail Station Celebration

As the region gears up for the launch of SunRail, Central Florida's first passenger rail system, Orange County’s local Sand Lake Road station will be hosting a historic preview celebration on Sunday, March 30 at 1:30 p.m. The event, at 8030 South Orange Ave. Orlando, gives citizens the opportunity to board and tour SunRail...

Pine Castle Celebrates Community History

Since 1974, the town of Pine Castle has been honoring their heritage with a celebration of their history. Pioneer Days is a two-day festival held at Cypress Grove Park filled with demonstrations of original pioneer crafts, exciting historic reenactments, traditional music and storytelling and folk entertainment.

Commissioner S. Scott Boyd Opens Wildwood Area Road Network

The Wildwood Area Road Network is a planned partnership project that broke ground on March 12, 2012, constructing a new four-lane divided urban roadway to connect International Drive and Palm Parkway. The new roadway is named Fenton Street and includes a 420-foot long bridge over Interstate 4.

Commissioner S. Scott Boyd Leads Effort To Amend Loud Noise Ordinance

One of the most notable changes in the proposed ordinance is the shift from relying strictly on a decibel reading system to focusing on whether the noise is “plainly audible.” In addition, fees would be increased for violations, and enforcement authority would include both EPD and the Sheriff’s Office with provisions for notices, civil...

Sustainable Orange County Community Workshops

Our Sustainability Plan, known as “Our Home for Life,” continues our efforts to create a future in which Orange County will be known as the best place in the world to live, work, play and raise a family. This plan focuses on economic, environmental, societal, and cultural factors that will enhance our quality of...