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03/24/2017 Roads And Drainage Paves The Way For New And Existing Roadways Throughout Orange County
With more than 1.25 million citizens who travel throughout 903 square miles in Orange County, Orange County Government maintains 2,900 miles of large roadway network. That is the equivalent of a one-way road trip to Canada from Orange County, Fla. Each year, the County maintains and repairs 180 to 200 miles of roadways.
03/22/2017 Mayor Jacobs Honors The Legacy Of Arnold Palmer And Unveils Expressway Sign
Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs honored the legacy of the late golf icon Arnold Palmer at the Arnold Palmer Invitational (API) in Bay Hill on March 11 and recognized the impact of his life’s work as a philanthropist and ambassador of goodwill.
03/20/2017 Orange County Highlights Importance Of Emergency Preparedness With Regional Communicators
Central Florida's communication professionals gathered at Orange County’s Emergency Operations Center on Feb. 22 to discuss disaster preparedness strategies and the role of public information officers (PIO) during an emergency.
03/16/2017 Orange County Students Attend Mayor Jacobs’ Sixth Annual Youth Leadership Conference
Nearly 250 Orange County Public Schools students from 24 local high schools attended Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs’ sixth annual Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) at Valencia College’s west campus on March 11.
03/15/2017 Pulse Remembrances And Tributes Make Enduring Mark On Orange County
On February 27, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs was honored to join New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and local dignitaries, as well as the New Orleans LGBT Hospitality Alliance and the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corp., to celebrate Mardi Gras.
03/11/2017 Normandy Shores Community Gets Fresh Facelift From Orange County’s Fixing Up The Neighborhood Program
Normandy Shores resident Lila Dascher, 67, has lived in her home for 18 years and has always taken pride in her Pine Hills community. She is proud to know all her neighbors and has great affinity for her community. However, for the past six years, Dascher has been disabled and living on Social Security with a limited income – so the aesthetics of her home’s exterior has dwindled.