County News

Apopka High School Student Recognized with Charles T. Smith Community Service Award

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently recognized Apopka High School senior Taylor Chou with the Charles T. Smith Community Service Award at the Apopka...

Orange County’s Chief Information Officer Assists Dominican Republic in Implementing New 911 System

Orange County Chief Information Officer Rafael Mena was recently honored by the Dominican Republic Ministry of the Presidency for his assistance in implementing the...

Troubled Teens Open Up about Fathers, Forgiveness and Second Chances

Every year, one of the nation’s largest correctional facilities marks Father’s Day in remembrance of a man who served as a positive role model...

President Barack Obama Hosts Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Chief Information Officer Rafael Mena for Hurricane Preparedness Briefing

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Chief Information Officer Rafael Mena were honored to attend a meeting at FEMA Headquarters in Washington D.C. on...

Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge Grand Opening Brings Community Together

The recent grand opening of the Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge and Education Center raised $15,000 to care for and rehabilitate injured and orphaned...

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Gives 2014 State of the County Address

Mayor Teresa Jacobs delivered her 2014 State of the County Address at the historic Ballroom at Church Street before an on June 6, 2014....

Orange County Introduces 2014 State of the County Social Media Ambassadors Initiative

In an effort to expand the online conversation and create a dialogue with a broader demographic, Mayor Teresa Jacobs has invited key influencers to...

Orange County Leaders Celebrate at Florida Citrus Bowl Beam Raising Ceremony

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently attended the Forward Progress to the 50 Beam Raising Ceremony at the Orlando Citrus Bowl to celebrate reaching...

Fifth Annual Summit on Puerto Rican Affairs Brings Leaders Together

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recently spoke at the Summit on Puerto Rican Affairs. The Summit, which celebrated its fifth year, brings leaders, entrepreneurs...