County News

Mayor Jacobs with personnel for the Florida Simulation Summit

Third Florida Simulation Summit Highlights Advancements in Augmented Reality

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the National Center for Simulation (NCS) hosted the third annual Florida Simulation Summit on Sept. 7, 2017, at...

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OC Experience participants

Orange County Experience Gives Residents Insight into Government Operations

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs kicked off the sixth annual Orange County Experience program with local residents on Aug. 25, 2017 at the County’s...

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Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Orlando, Creating 1,500 New Full-Time Jobs

Amazon Expands with New Fulfillment Center in Orlando, Creating 1,500 New Full-Time Jobs

SEATTLE – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced plans to open a new fulfillment center in Orlando, Fla. When the site opens in 2018, Amazon...

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Orange County Welcomes Orlando City Soccer Club Lions to Their New Home

Orange County Welcomes Orlando City Soccer Club Lions to Their New Home

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined the City of Orlando, Parramore Advisory Board, Orlando City Soccer Club (OCSC) as well as partners and fans...

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Orlando Health Level One Trauma Team and Orange County Announce “Stop the Bleed”

Orlando Health Level One Trauma Team and Orange County Announce “Stop the Bleed”

Orlando Health Level One Trauma Team and Orange County Government jointly announced the local launch of “Stop the Bleed,” a national training model proven...

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Mayor Jacobs’ Sustainability Awards Recognizes Aquaponics STEM Learning Project at Wekiva High School

Mayor Jacobs’ Sustainability Awards Recognizes Aquaponics STEM Learning Project at Wekiva High School

For the first time since the launch of Orange County’s sustainability plan, “Our Home for Life,” the Orange County Sustainable Development Awards were presented...

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Orange County Fire Rescue Launches Lifesaving Apps

Orange County Fire Rescue Launches Lifesaving Apps

On Valentine’s Day during National Heart Month, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Orange County Fire Rescue (OCFR) partnered with the University of Central...

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Orange County Unveils Newest Inclusive Playground at Young Pine Park Grand Opening

Orange County Unveils Newest Inclusive Playground at Young Pine Park Grand Opening

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson joined local residents for the grand opening of Young Pine Community Park on...

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Mayor Jacobs’ Reading Initiative Celebrates Literacy Week in Orange County

Mayor Jacobs’ Reading Initiative Celebrates Literacy Week in Orange County

In conjunction with the Florida Department of Education’s Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! initiative and to help raise awareness about the importance of reading and...

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