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Posted on: October 8, 2022

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

OCAS reminds residents of legal requirements for using dogs and guns to hunt deer

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

The season opens on Saturday, Nov. 12, and ends on Jan. 2. At the direction of the Board of Orange County Com...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Orange County to host HIV/AIDS and Aging Event

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In the early 1980s the HIV/AIDS epidemic changed our world forever.  42 years ago people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS could only expect to live 1-2 years after their diagnosis. Today, thanks to improvements in the effectiveness of treatment with antir...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

Orange County Government Announces Closings, Service Alterations for Thanksgiving Week

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Orange County Government will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24-25, to observe the Thanksgiving holidays.  Please note the following exceptions:

  • Solid Waste: Recycling pick-up scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 24, will be collected on Fri...
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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 16, 2022

BOCC seeking community members to serve on Schools Safety Task Force

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The Orange County Board of Commissioners is recruiting residents to serve on a Schools Safety Task Force that will begin meeting in January 2023. The board approved the creation of the task force in October and approved the composition at its Nov. 15 meet...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Orange County to Host Series of Road to Zero Waste Plan Public Meetings

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Orange County Solid Waste invites the community to share feedback on its services and programs at four public meetings. These meetings are taking place in conjunction with the development of a Solid Waste Master Plan to reach Zero Waste by 2045. Public me...

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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 17, 2022

Orange County SHIIP provides free and unbiased assistance to those with Medicare

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The Orange County Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) provides free and unbiased assistance to those with Medicare. Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period is from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. During this time, we recommend that ever...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Seymour Center to host the Art is History Collection by local artist, Gary Owens

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The Orange County Department on Aging is proud to present the vibrant and colorful art of Gary Owens, beginning Friday, Oct. 7.

The Art is History Collection by Gary William Owens is an outsider artist’s reflection of iconic religious, political ...

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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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Posted on: August 2, 2022

Applications open for Longtime Homeowners Assistance property tax relief program

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Applications are now being taken for the Longtime Homeowners Assistance (LHA) program for 2022. In 2021, the LHA was a pilot program created by the Board of Commissioners that provided grants to homeowners for assistance in paying property taxes. The goal...

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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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