County News

People holding signs that say 'always stop on red'

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...

Mayor Jacobs, Dr. Hitt, and five other people posing for a photo

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...

Mayor Jacobs signing wooden rocking chair

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...

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...