County News

Credible Messengers Ready to Make Impact in Orange County Communities

Ruben Saldana is leading a grass-roots effort to change the world views and life trajectories of underserved and disenfranchised youth across Orange County. “I...

Orange County Invites Residents to Recycle Election Signs

Following Florida’s Primary Election, Orange County Government is partnering with the City of Orlando, the City of Winter Park and the League of Women...

Public Works Manager’s Passion: Keeping Pedestrians and Bicyclists Safe

When it comes to pedestrian and bicycle safety, no local public servant is as dedicated to the cause as Lauren Torres, project manager at...

Orange County Solutions are Making Pine Hills Roads Safer for Everyone

In early August, the Orange County Board of County Commissioners voted to adopt Vision Zero, an effective method of eliminating all traffic fatalities and...

Magnolia Park Opens New Eco Education Center Building

Nearly 100 visitors recently came to Orange County Parks and Recreation’s Magnolia Park to celebrate the addition of new amenities along the east shore...

Orange County Utilities Recognized with Prestigious J.D. Power Award

Top marks in their category for conservation, communications, billing & payment, and pricing Orange County Utilities accepted an award from J.D. Power for Best...

Cleaning the Drains: Orange County Public Works Preps for Hurricane Season

Orange County Public Works is currently inspecting the County’s primary and secondary drainage systems, which include canal systems, retention ponds and subdivision street inlet...

Fertilize Responsibly This Summer: Zero Nitrogen Equals Clean Water Bodies

While summer rains cool us down, they also wash fertilizer off our yards and fuel algae growth in our lakes, rivers and springs. We...

Splash into Summer: Water Safety Tips for Families

Did you know it only takes a few inches of water for a small child to drown? According to the Centers for Disease Control...