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Posted on: October 8, 2022

SUSTAINABILITY TIPS FROM ORANGE COUNTY!

Orange County is committed to sustainability within its operations and also within the community. 

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Posted on: February 6, 2023

Department on Aging to provide free memory screenings

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The Orange County Department on Aging would like anyone concerned about memory loss to take advantage of a FREE confidential Memory Screening.

Memory screenings are an important part of a good health and wellness routine for people of all ages. Screenings ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Applicants Needed For Orange County Volunteer Boards And Commissions

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One of the ways residents can have a positive impact on the future of Orange County is to serve on a volunteer board or commission. The Orange County Board of Commissioners is currently recruiting applicants for the following boards and commissions:

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Posted on: February 6, 2023

Department on Aging to provide free memory screenings

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The Orange County Department on Aging would like anyone concerned about memory loss to take advantage of a FREE confidential Memory Screening.

Memory screenings are an important part of a good health and wellness routine for people of all ages. Screenings ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Animal Shelter nearing capacity for dogs; urgent adoptions needed

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Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) has almost reached capacity for housing dogs at their facility in Chapel Hill. They are asking for assistance from anyone currently able to adopt a dog. 

"Unfortunately, dog adoptions at OCAS were slower i...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Applicants Needed For Orange County Volunteer Boards And Commissions

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One of the ways residents can have a positive impact on the future of Orange County is to serve on a volunteer board or commission. The Orange County Board of Commissioners is currently recruiting applicants for the following boards and commissions:

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Economic Development offers suite of tools for small business owners through SizeUp

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Orange County Economic Development and SizeUp have partnered to provide local businesses and entrepreneurs in Orange County the tools they need to expand an existing company or open a new business.

SizeUp’s suite of tools provide small businesses...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Public Hearing set for Feb. 7 on FY24 Community Transportation Program Application

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This is to inform the public that a public hearing will be held on the proposed FY2024 Community Transportation Program Application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than February 8, 2023. The public hearing will ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Orange County Ag Summit, Growing Fresh Futures, scheduled for Feb. 20

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As world leaders address the challenge of feeding the earth’s growing population, Orange County is providing entrepreneurs with both the inspiration and the resources to find solutions.

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

OWASA solar array funded by Orange County Climate Action Grant

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The fourth and largest of OWASA’s solar arrays is officially online and producing clean energy at Cane Creek Reservoir. 

The Cane Creek Reservoir solar array project was the recipient of a $75,000 grant from the Orange County Climate Act...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Orange County Commissioners create Opioid Advisory Committee

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The Board of Commissioners approved the creation of the Orange County Opioid Advisory Committee at its Sept. 6 meeting. The committee will advise the Board of Commissioners on how to utilize the county’s share of the national opioid settlement funds.

The Orange County Board of Commissioners approved the creation of the Orange County Opioid Advisory Committee at its Sept. 6 business meeting. The committee will advise the Board of Commissioners on how to utilize the county’s share of the national opioid...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Stein visits Orange County to highlight county efforts to combat opioid epidemic

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NC Attorney General Josh Stein traveled to Orange County on Sept. 19 to discuss the ongoing Opioid epidemic, to highlight county opioid interventions and to emphasize the significance of opioid settlement funds to supporting efforts in the county.

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein traveled to Orange County on Monday, Sept. 19, to discuss the ongoing Opioid epidemic, to highlight Orange County opioid interventions and to emphasize the significance of opioid settlement funds to supporting ef...

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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Free Narcan vending machine available in lobby of Orange County Detention Center

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The Orange County Detention Center is one of six detention centers in the state to receive a naloxone vending machine. The machine is stocked with free harm reduction supplies, including Narcan nasal spray kits (a brand of naloxone) and Covid tests.

The Orange County Detention Center is one of six detention centers in the state to receive a naloxone vending machine. The machine is stocked with free harm reduction supplies, including Narcan nasal spray kits (a brand of naloxone) and Covid tests. The f...

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