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A man kneeling and embracing a large dog while smiling. The two of them are outside in one of Orange County Animal Services' play areas.

Orange County Animal Services Announces 2018 Milestones

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) released their 2018 statistics, highlighting another record year for adoptions, administration services, social media outreach and more. Shelter accomplishments...

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Top Newsroom Stories of 2018

In 2018, Orange County experienced historic milestones, accomplishments and successes that will benefit local residents for years to come. Government services continued to be...

Mayor Jacobs and a small group hold a life-size check in the middle of a football field

Annual Florida Blue Florida Classic Highlights World-Class Camping World Stadium in Orange County

Once again, Orange County hosted thousands of fans at Camping World Stadium for the 2019 Florida Blue Florida Classic on Saturday, Nov. 17 for...

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Orange County Extends Call to Artist Deadlines to Sept. 3

Orange County’s Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs has extended the deadline for the call to artists for its fall Art in the Chambers...

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Orange County Partners with FDOT to Urge Drivers to “Stop on Red”

When Bradenton, Fla. resident Melissa Wandall was nine months pregnant in 2003, her husband was tragically killed by another motorist who was distracted and...

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Orange County Celebrates the Dedication of the John C. Hitt Partnership Complex

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined leadership from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and community partners to honor the legacy of President John...

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Orange County Corrections’ Construction Program Opens Doors for Inmates Seeking Fresh Start

Orange County Corrections Department, Valencia Community College, SunTrust and Goodwill Industries hosted what has become a very special event for a very unique population...

Ribbon cutting for Pine Hills trail

Orange County Celebrates Pine Hills Trail Ribbon Cutting in District 6

Mayor Teresa Jacobs, District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin and District 2 Commissioner Bryan Nelson joined Orange County Parks and Recreation to host the...

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Andretti Indoor Karting & Games Celebrates Opening in Orange County

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the International Drive community celebrated the grand opening of the Andretti Indoor Karting & Games on Oct. 17....