Neighborhood Services

A Merge to Better Serve Residents: Orange County Code Enforcement Joins with Neighborhood Services Division

Orange County Code Enforcement, which works to maintain the quality of local neighborhoods, recently merged with Orange County Neighborhood Services, which also focuses on...

From Boom to Bust to Boom Again, the Community of Wedgefield Has Come Full Circle

The history of Wedgefield is filled with twists and turns. A small community located 23 miles east of downtown Orlando, its origins are directly...

Historic Tildenville Balances Old-School Charm with Urban Growth

The neighborhood of Tildenville, nestled between Winter Garden and Oakland, was born from one man’s ambitions and built by early settlers and migrants working...

Census Deadline Fast Approaching: Orange County Offers Efficient Census Kiosks

Orange County Government is offering Census kiosks located in the County’s neighborhood community centers. You can visit one of the kiosks and fill out...

Black History Month Spotlight: First Black Female Municipal Fire Safety Inspector in Orange County

Almost 40 years ago, a social worker talked to students about having the heart to serve others at an Evans High School’s Career Day....

Founder of County’s First Hispanic Women’s Business Association Goes Extra Mile to Mentor Others

When Orange County resident Mercy James won the District 5 Citizen of the Year award at the 2019 Community Conference, she was honored and...

An Orange County Neighborhood You Should Know: Tangelo Park Remains a Close-Knit and Unified Community

Tangelo Park is, in fact, not a park. It is a community built in the 1950s on land formerly used for orange groves. It...

An Orange County Neighborhood You Should Know: I Heart Lockhart

If you’re driving north along Edgewater Drive past College Park towards Apopka, you may notice the small town of Lockhart. An important hub of...

2019 Orange County Community Conference Honors Community Advocates, Citizens of the Year

At the 2019 Community Conference, recently held at the Orange County Convention Center, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and the Board of County...