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is responsible for Animal Control and Animal Sheltering activities within Orange County. Its mission is to meet the needs of residents by working with volunteers and other partners to deliver cost-effective and integrated sheltering and animal control ser...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

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Orange County residents interested in learning more about their county government can sign up for the Orange County Government Academy, an intensive course that meets every two weeks from February through June..

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Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Library bids farewell to longtime employee

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For 20 years, Andrea Tullos has been a key employee at the Orange County Public Library. On Friday, Nov. 22, she will be moving back to Louisiana and embarking on a new adventure! We sat with her for a bit and chatted about her time with us.

1) When did yo...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Orange County announces closings for Thanksgiving holiday

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Orange County will close its administrative and departmental offices on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. This includes senior centers, convenience centers, libraries, Health Department and other County Government...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Unexpected repairs force closure of Link Building on Nov. 22

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The John M. Link, Jr., Government Center will close to the public at the close of business on Friday, Nov. 22, due to unexpected repairs. Several Orange County departments will relocate to other county facilities or temporary office space while the buildi...

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Posted on: November 20, 2019

Cardinal Innovations seeking residents for Community Advisory Council

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Cardinal Innovations is seeking Orange County residents interested in serving on a Community Advisory Council (CAC). The CAC will serve as an avenue for individuals in the community (members, families, providers, and stakeholders) to present the needs of ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Well selects location in Chapel Hill for Operations & Corporate Center

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Governor Roy Cooper, the Town of Chapel Hill and Orange County announced today (Tuesday, Nov. 19) that Well will invest $3 million to establish a new operations and corporate center in Chapel Hill that will create about 400 high-paying jobs over five year...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Community pulls together to host N.C. Supreme Court

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As part of the Supreme Court of North Carolina’s celebration of their 200th year, the Court will hold a special session at the Whitted Building in Hillsborough on Nov. 19, 2019. The Court will hear two cases that morning. The first is about the ...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Animal Services offers information about deer hunting with dogs

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Orange County Animal Services is preparing for hunting season for deer by promoting awareness of the legal requirements and responsibilities of using dogs and guns to hunt deer.

The season opens on Saturday, November 16, and ends on January 1. At the direc...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Commissioners approve project to provide affordable studio space for artists at Eno River Mill

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A lack of infrastructure and equitable access are two primary barriers for a healthy creative ecosystem for Orange County artists and residents, but a new project approved by the Orange County Board of Commissioners seeks to remedy those issues.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Commissioners adopt proclamation in remembrance of 400th anniversary of slavery

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The Orange County Board of Commissioners adopted a proclamation at its Sept. 3 meeting declaring Aug. 1, 2019, through July 31, 2020, as a year of remembrance for the 400th anniversary of unfree Africans first arriving in English North America.

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Watch for I-40/85 Lane Closures During Road Work in Alamance, Orange Counties

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BURLINGTON (NC DOT PRESS RELEASE) -- Resurfacing work will require overnight lane closures for several months along Interstate 40/85 in Alamance and Orange counties.

Starting Sunday night, May 12, resurfacing operations will begin on I-40/85 between N.C. 5...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Art at the Main Library in Hillsborough

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Joy of Creativity Project: Inspired by Botanicals, is a one-woman show by Beth Palmer, a Durham-based facilitative visual artist and arts educator. The show is up now through the end of December and includes works entitled Finding Peace and My Sunshine Fr...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

We Are Thankful!

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1) When did you start working at the library? 

We moved here from New Orleans in July of 1999, and we used the library every single week. The children's librarian had received a Smart Start grant and needed assistance with that. She knew I had gra...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

We'll Trade You: Food and Toys for Fines

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It’s that time of year again for Food and Toys for Fines!

When: Monday, November 11th to Friday, December 13th

Where: All library locations: Main, Cybrary, and Carrboro 

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  • One new, unwrapped toy in its original packaging will take off all...
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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Department of Social Services Holiday Program

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Orange County Department of Social Services (DSS) is rolling out the Marine Toys for Tots program for this holiday season, in partnership with the Orange County Toy Chest Program. The program collects and distributes new, unwrapped toys to vulnerable chil...

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