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Posted on: December 6, 2022

County accepting applications to fill vacancy on Board of County Commissioners

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The Orange County Board of Commissioners will have a vacancy after Dec. 31, 2022, due to Commissioner Renee Price’s election to the N.C. House of Representatives.

Individuals interested in being considered for the position can apply through the C...

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Board of Commissioners choose Bedford, McKee as Chair, Vice Chair for 2023

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Jamezetta Bedford was unanimously chosen to serve as chair for the Orange County Board of Commissioners at its Dec. 5 organizational meeting. Bedford, who is in her second term on the board representing District 1, had served as Vice Chair for the previou...

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Housing Department announces changes to Emergency Housing Assistance program

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Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, the Orange County Housing Department will use a lower income limit to determine eligibility for households requesting emergency assistance with rent, utilities and other associated housing costs. There will also be a $6,000 cap on ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Animal Services reminds residents to protect pets from cold weather

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Orange County Animal Services reminds citizens to consider the safety of pets as the winter season approaches. The most important thing that pet owners can do to keep their pets safe is to keep them indoors as temperatures drop. Freezing temperatures can ...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Orange County announces recipients of 2022 Direct Care Worker Outstanding Service Awards

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This event recognizes direct care workers (nurse aides, personal care aides, companion caregivers, etc.) who served clients in Orange County within the past year, making a difference in their clients’ lives on a daily basis and in the community. ...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Applicants Needed For Alliance Health Board of Directors

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Alliance Health is currently seeking an Orange County resident to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors. Now is a critical time to make a difference in public behavioral healthcare as both the federal government and our state legislature consider how t...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Construction Project to Temporarily Affect Some Orange County Government Services

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Beginning Monday, Nov. 7, some Orange County Government Services at the Southern Human Services Center will be temporarily impacted by a facilities construction project that is anticipated to last approximately four months. The departments affected are He...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Transportation Services Title VI Plan Update to be presented at public meeting on Nov. 11

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Orange County Transportation Service is a recipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). Orange County Transportation Service establishes this Title VI Nondiscrimination Plan for the p...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Tax administrator reminds resident it's time to pay property taxes

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Orange County Tax Administrator Nancy Freeman reminds Orange County property owners that it is time to pay property taxes. Tax bills were mailed in early August and were due Sept. 1, 2022.

The grace period to pay before interest is added ends on Thursday, ...

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