INVEST in Our Home for Life

Commissioner Thompson and other leaders standing for a photo on a lawn

Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson Hosts Community Celebration at Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge

Community celebrations are meant to bring residents and officials together to acknowledge projects that have either already been completed or are about to start....

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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...

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Mayor jacobs and community leaders tolling bells in celebration

SunRail’s Southern Expansion Officially Opens in Orange and Osceola Counties

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs joined community leaders and representatives from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Federal Transit Administration, and Tupperware Brands for...

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People inside a Sunrail train waving at the camera from their seats

SunRail Open House Connects Community in South Orange County

Dozens of Orange County residents celebrated SunRail’s opening of Phase 2 at the new Meadow Woods station on June 23, 2018. Central Florida’s newest...

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Mayor Jacobs, Fire Chief Drozd and many other people posing for a picture of a ribbon cutting

Orange County Fire Rescue Celebrates Opening of New Fire Station as Part of INVEST in Our Home for Life Initiative

Orange County Government celebrated the opening of Fire Rescue Station 67 on June 4, 2018. Mayor Teresa Jacobs was joined by District 3 Commissioner...

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Mayor Jacobs Delivers 2018 State of the County Address at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs welcomed hundreds of residents to her eighth and final State of the County address at the Dr. Phillips Center...

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Family in front of a home

Orange County Building Division Fast Tracks Habitat Homes with Speedy Permitting

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando recently partnered with five builders to build five homes for future Habitat homeowners in just five days. The...

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Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Florida Gov. Rick Scott discuss safety measures at a policy briefing at Orange County’s Emergency Operation Center before the Hurricane Irma made landfall on Sept. 11, 2017.

Hurricane Irma Tops Orange County’s Newsroom in 2017

The impact of Hurricane Irma was felt across Orange County in September 2017. The first Category 5 hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season...

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Wayne Densch Center Groundbreaking

Wayne Densch Center Expands Affordable Housing through $8.8 Million Renovation

Representatives from Ability Housing, Florida Hospital/Adventist Health System and the Town of Eatonville joined Orange County Vice-Mayor and District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin...

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