Mayor Demings

Eight local and international leaders holding rubber mallets pretending to hammer down some stakes in front of a decorative piece of track. Below the track read the words "Virgin Trains USA Orlando Groundbreaking. On Track to Red Hot Orlando."

Virgin Trains USA Breaks Ground on Central Florida Expansion

Virgin Trains USA, formerly Brightline, broke ground on Monday, June 24, 2019, for the nation’s largest privately funded infrastructure project to expand its...

Photo of the July Perry marker that reads "Lynching of July Perry, November 3, 1920"

Historical Marker Has Been Placed Honoring Lynching Victim July Perry

At 10:30 a.m. on June 21, 2019, a historical marker in remembrance of one of the darkest days in Orange County was placed during...

Two people stand in front of the Pulse memorial as they contemplate the artwork on display

Three years after Pulse, Community’s Response of Care and Compassion Remains Strong

On the morning of June 12, 2016, many Central Floridians woke up to the news of the attack on Pulse Nightclub near downtown Orlando...

Three people holding hard hats at a groundbreaking outside.

Redevelopment Site in Pine Hills to Serve as Affordable Low-Income Senior Housing

Affordable housing is a huge concern for local seniors – many of whom are on a fixed income. To meet that need, Emerald Villas...

Mayor Demings and a child at a community garden

Restored Pine Hills Community Garden Grows Bonds Among Young and Old

The restoration of the Pine Hills Community Garden was made possible by the joint funding efforts of the Sustainable Communities Grant and Pine Hills...

Mayor Demings stands on stage. The words State of the County are in the background.

Mayor Demings Delivers 2019 State of the County to Great Turnout at Orange County Convention Center

On May 16, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings welcomed nearly 1,500 citizens and community leaders to the 2019 State of the County address...

Mayor Demings and two other men on stage. Behind them is a very large screen that says 75 million.

Visit Orlando Announces 75 Million Visitors to the Region in 2018

Tourism officials announced today a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 million annual visitors in...

Mayor Demings is being shown a baby bat while Commissioner Gomez Cordero stands behind him and peeks over his shoulder.
A group photo of children and orange county staff in the Board of County Commissioner's chambers. Mayor Demings is standing in the middle of the crowd of smiling children.

Orange County Government Celebrates Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Orange County Government and the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) recently hosted the children of employees for an afternoon of learning and fun as...