Mayor Demings

A family of five stand alongside Mayor Demings in front of their new Habitat for Humanity house.

Home Sweet Habitat: Builders Blitz Brings Four Families New Affordable Homes

For six years, single mom Anna Noguera lived in a one-room motel with her three children. She was working to save for an apartment...

Three Habitat for Humanity employees wearing vests and hard hats pose for a photo. In the background, homes are actively being built.

Orange County Government Division of Building Safety Supports Habitat for Humanity Greater Orlando & Osceola County’s 2019 Builders Blitz

At promptly 7 a.m. Monday morning on Feb. 4, 2019, a horn signaled the beginning of a home build. Within minutes, walls for four...

Five individuals pose for a photo in front of an ambulance. It includes the four good Samaritans who saved the deputy’s life.

Good Samaritans Honored by Orange County for Saving a Local Sergeant’s Life

Four local good Samaritans were recognized today for saving the life of Orange County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Jamie Hoffman from a fiery crash last...

Mayor Demings speaking from a podium at the Project Opioid event while the crowd listens attentively.

Orange County to Lead Central Florida Initiative Combating Opioid Epidemic and Drug Abuse

Project Opioid, the Central Florida initiative to combat drug abuse and addiction, launched on Jan. 30, 2019 and will be co-chaired by Orange County...

Mayor Demings with Orange County staff standing at the Orange County booth during the Mayor's Job Fair.

Mayor’s Job Fair Highlights Central Florida’s Workforce

The Central Florida Employment Council hosted the annual Mayor’s Job Fair on Jan. 30, 2019 at the Central Florida Fair and Expo Park. The...

Mayor Demings reading to school children

Mayor Demings Celebrates Literacy Week with Head Start After School Program

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings surprised the staff and students enrolled in the County’s Hal P. Marston Head Start Center on Wednesday, Jan. 30...

Mayor Demings, Mayor Dyer, Commissioner Uribe, and other community leaders stand with shovels in hand as they pose for a photo to celebrate the groundbreaking and expansion of Barber Park.

Barber Park to Expand with New Multi-Purpose Fields and Splash Pad

Orange County Parks and Recreation held its groundbreaking ceremony for two new multi-purpose recreational fields and a splash pad at Barber Park on Friday,...

Mayor Demings holding the proclamation he and the rest of the Board of County Commissioners issued recognizing Black History Month in Orange County. The board and the Black History Committee of Orange County stand in the Chambers.

Orange County Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Commemorates Black History Month 2019

Orange County Government’s leadership and its employees participated in several community events throughout January to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr....

Mayor Demings, community leaders, and representatives from the NFL stand on a platform alongside the trophy for the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl game.

NFL’s Green Initiative Revitalizes Ivey Lane Park in Orange County

The National Football League (NFL) Pro Bowl returned to Camping World Stadium in downtown Orlando on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. This is the third year...