County News

Orange County’s Domestic Violence Commission Addresses Teen Dating Violence

When Tina first came to Pace Center for Girls Orange in middle school, she was experiencing behavioral challenges and shared that not only had...

Orange County Citizens’ Review Panel Delivers Impactful Programs for Local Communities

From programs guarding children from human trafficking, to career development opportunities to crime prevention projects, the Citizens’ Review Panel (CRP) has awarded more than...

Orange County Receives 16th Straight Tree City USA Designation

In celebration of State Arbor Day, Orange County is sharing its recent recognition by the National Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA...

Orange County Head Start Staffer Awarded Prestigious Statewide Recognition

Shamella Harmon, Orange County Head Start’s mental health and disabilities coordinator, was recently honored with the Aubrey Puckett Memorial Award by the Florida Head...

Orange County Library System Celebrates 100 Years of Community Service

This year, the Orange County Library System (OCLS) will be celebrating 100 years of service to the community. Throughout 2023, it will be hosting...

Orange County Leads the Way in Creating “EPIC” ESOL Pilot for International Drive Hotel Employees

Sadya Pierre has a tough job. For the last five years, she has worked as a housekeeper at the Rosen Centre Hotel on International...

A Look Ahead: Mayor Demings’ Priorities for 2023

When Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings gave his Oath of Office speech on December 6, 2022, he outlined some key focus areas for...

Record Year for Employee Giving Supports Heart of Florida United Way

For nearly 30 years, Orange County Government and its constitutional offices have led a giving campaign to support the Heart of Florida United Way...

2022 Orange County Mayor’s Holiday Toy Drive a Huge Success

The 2022 Orange County Mayor’s Holiday Toy Drive recently completed its 12th year collecting gifts for the benefit of local youth, and the final numbers are...