County News

Mayor Jacobs with personnel from Andretti Indoor Karting & Games

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....

Open House Day for Fire Prevention Week

Orange County Fire Rescue Reminds Citizens “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out” During National Fire Prevention Week

Orange County Fire Rescue will participate in a variety of outreach activities in support of Fire Prevention Week, which runs October 8 through October...

Emergency management

The Importance of Hiring a Licensed Contractor

No matter the reason or the season, from remodeling projects to gearing up for hurricane season in Orange County, protecting yourself from fraudulent contractors...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...