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Orange County Mayor’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative announces Third Annual Juneteenth celebration
Residents are invited to join Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and the Orange County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Initiative for this year’s Juneteenth Celebration, “Juneteenth: …
Orange County helps non-profit build its first permanent location
The Orange County funding allocation will cover site development and other costs associated with building IDignity's permanent operational headquarters.
Hurricane Humberto, as captured by a NOAA satellite on September 15, 2019.
Orange County to host 2024 Hurricane Expo: Beyond the Forecast
Orange County Government and the Office of Emergency Management will host the 2024 Hurricane Expo on Saturday, June 15th.
Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings delivers the State of the County Address.
We can only build better together: Demings delivers 2024 State of the County Address
In his speech, Demings focused on Orange County’s accomplishments and challenges this past year and emphasized its strategic public, private, and philanthropic partnerships that have fostered a community culture of building better together.
Hurricane Prep, Pride Month and the State of County Address highlight June in Orange County
In his monthly article, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings shares his thoughts on the latest developments, initiatives, and challenges facing Orange County.
Commissioner Moore's Sheeler Avenue cleanup unearths three homeless camps
Commissioner Moore: "I experienced some extraordinary moments at the clean-up this past weekend with The People of Southern Apopka along Sheeler Avenue near US 441."
OCPS provides summer meals for children at no charge               
No need to sign up! No forms! Just meals at no charge all summer long. Orange County Public Schools offers free meals to every student and all children 18 years and younger, thanks to the Summer BreakSpot program.
Eye on Orange County: Emergency Operations Center modernized for hurricane season
The Orange County Emergency Operations Center got a major upgrade to provide everything necessary to ensure exceptional operations.
Avoid scams after disaster strikes: Seek a licensed contractor
Orange County experts strongly recommend residents differentiate between licensed and unlicensed contractors before rebuilding to avoid costly mistakes.
Know the dangers found on lakes during severe weather
Life can be better by the lake, but it’s crucial to recognize the dangers that accompany severe storms. High water levels, flooding, and floating or flying debris are common hazards during and after hurricanes.
The Northwest Recreation Complex
Nelson pushes back on Moore's grant application advice
In an OP/ED from May 15th, Orange County Commissioner Christine Moore urged Apopka to take a more conservative approach to its Tourist Development Tax grant bid. On Monday, Apopka Mayor Bryan Nelson pushed back on Moore's assertion in an OP/ED he sent to The Apopka Voice.
Puppies rescued from car in parking garage adopted by Orange County Fire rescue staff who helped save them
Animal Services is imploring the public not to leave pets in cars. Additionally, anyone witnessing a pet left in a car without air-conditioning running is encouraged to contact law enforcement immediately.
The Apopka Amphitheater.
Commissioner Moore: "Apopka should take a more conservative approach to its TDT grant request"
"When Apopka’s application was returned to the county a few weeks ago, while extremely well written and documented as to its benefits, there was a much larger request for $13 million. I have never seen a smaller municipality receive this large one-time grant."
Community Action Division helps families earn financial independence
To apply, citizens can complete a Career interest Survey or visit one of the eight Community Centers across Orange County.
Extra-special preparation required for extra-special community during emergency situations
Seniors and special needs residents require extra care, especially during a hurricane, flood, or tornado. Crafting an easy-to-understand action plan that works for a family’s unique needs is important.
Blustery days are a breeze with proactive tree maintenance plan
Well-maintained trees can shield homes during severe weather. With the 2024 hurricane season starting June 1st, Orange County urges homeowners to proactively protect their property before blustery weather blows into town.