News Flash

Aging

3 Stories
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Orange County Department on Aging to host ‘W(Heel) to Hill’ cycling events

Photo of senior bikers

The Orange County Department on Aging is inviting the public to participate in the inaugural W(heel) to Hill – Cycling Event!

Orange County Senior Games will host 12.5-mile, 25-mile and 50-mile bicycle rides between the two Orange County Department on Agin...

Read on...

Aging
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Join us to celebrate National Family Caregivers Month in November

Orange County Department on Aging invites family caregivers to join us for a time of self-care, wellness and appreciation at the Caregiver Day of Care.

The event celebrates National Family Caregivers Month by recognizing and honoring the efforts and commit...

Read on...

Aging
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Orange County announces recipients of 2019 Direct Care Worker Outstanding Service Awards

Photo of Rodah Samuel

Orange County Department on Aging and the Senior Health Advocacy and Resource Partners of Orange County (SHARP) honored 31 individuals for their outstanding service in long-term care on May 9 during the SHARP Direct Care Worker Award ceremony.

This event r...

Read on...

Aging

News Flash

Posted on: July 13, 2018

The Animal Services Department

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...

Read More

Learn More Animal Services - Mission Statement

News Flash

Posted on: August 1, 2018

County Government Academy

Class Members in the Budget Simulation

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..

Additional Info... Community Relations

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Home

3 Stories
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay connected!

Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Home
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Keep in Touch

Stay in touch with us by following us on Twitter, becoming our friend on Facebook, or subscribing to one of our RSS Feeds.

Home
Posted on: November 22, 2016

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...

Read on...

Home

News Flash

Posted on: September 3, 2019

NC 54 West Corridor Study released for more public comment

Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (DCHC MPO) has again released the NC-54 West Corridor Study for another round of public comment, along with the Phase 2 supplement that was recently drafted.

Read on...

Home - Community Corner - Spotlight On...

News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2019

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

photo of Eno River Mill

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.

The Orange...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Orange County to host day of care for family caregivers

Photo of Rodah Samuel

The Orange County Department on Aging invites family caregivers to join us for a time of self-care, wellness and appreciation at the Caregiver Day of Care.

The event celebrates National Family Caregivers Month by recognizing and honoring the efforts and co...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: October 14, 2019

FY 2018 CAPER available for public comment

Contractors Contructing House

The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) reports on the progress toward implementing the priorities and activities identified in the Annual Action Plan over the past year. The CAPER also shows how HOME Investment Partnerships (HOM...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Animal Services provides update on dogs seized during criminal investigation

Image of historic Orange County Courthouse

Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) is reporting the status of 57 dogs seized in Chapel Hill on Oct. 11, 2019.

Presently, no decision has been made regarding when or if these dogs will be put up for adoption at the OCAS facility. The dogs are currently pa...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Orange County announces changes in hours at Carrboro library locations, effective October 21

View of McDougle Middle School

Orange County Library Director Lucinda Munger announced Thursday, Oct. 10, that the Carrboro Branch Library located at McDougle Middle School and the Carrboro Cybrary at the Carrboro Century Center will begin new operating schedules on Monday, Oct., 21. T...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Rating agencies affirm county's AAA bond ratings

Image of historic Orange County Courthouse

Orange County ‘AAA’ bond rating was recently affirmed by the three major rating agencies: Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Investors Service. The ratings affirmations were released as part ...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Register of Deeds office seeking artist to paint mural to honor fallen firefighter

Photo of fallen firefighter

The Orange County Register of Deeds (OC RoD), in collaboration with Safe Kids of Orange County (Safe Kids) and the Orange Rural Fire Department (ORFD), is seeking qualifications from professional artists, or artist teams, to design and paint a mural insid...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Orange County Department on Aging to host ‘W(Heel) to Hill’ cycling events

Photo of senior bikers

The Orange County Department on Aging is inviting the public to participate in the inaugural W(heel) to Hill – Cycling Event!

Orange County Senior Games will host 12.5-mile, 25-mile and 50-mile bicycle rides between the two Orange County Departme...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Commissioners adopt proclamation in remembrance of 400th anniversary of slavery

Human Relations Commission logo

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.

The proclam...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Grants to fund wellness, entrepreneurial initiatives at library

Main Library building

The Orange County Public Library has been awarded grants to pilot new initiatives to serve residents. Grant funds are coming from two sources--the State Library of North Carolina and NC IDEA, a private foundation in Durham, NC. The grants will enable the ...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Tax Office announces new web-based services

Photo of Gateway Building

Orange County taxpayers and residents now have more information about their property at their fingertips, thanks to two new initiatives from the Orange County Tax Office.

Property Record Card (PRC) allows visitors to review data on record for your property...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: May 9, 2019

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

NCDOT Logo

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...

Read on...

Home - News & Events

News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2019

Protest Peril: Understanding First Amendment Rights

Capture

The Orange County Human Relations Commission hosts an annual community forum on a topic of interest. The 2019 Forum will be held Monday, October 28 from 7:00-8:30 pm at the Whitted Building, located at 300 W. Tryon St. The Forum will focus on rights under...

Read on...

Additional Info... Human Rights - Spotlight
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Fair Housing Training for Housing Providers

equal-housing-opportunity-logo-png-transparent

The Orange County Human Rights and Relations Department will hold a Fair Housing Training for housing providers operating in Orange County on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 1:00-5:00 pm in the Training Room at Solid Waste Management Administration...

Read on...

Additional Info... Human Rights - Spotlight

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 15, 2019

Snag Books, DVDs and More at Great Prices

Website Friends Book SaleREV

Carrboro Sale is October 19-20. | Hillsborough Sale is October 23-27.

Our Friends Help the Library Thrive!

Library Friends groups raise money to help the library pay for many items that state and county budgets don't cover, such as:

  • Equipment
  • Furniture
  • Program...
Read on...

Library - News
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Orange County announces changes in hours at Carrboro locations, effective October 21

New Hours in Carrboro REV

Orange County Library Director Lucinda Munger announced Thursday, Oct. 10, that the Carrboro Branch Library located at McDougle Middle School and the Carrboro Cybrary at the Carrboro Century Center will begin new operating schedules on Monday, Oct., 21. T...

Read on...

Library - News

News Flash

News Flash