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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Orange County to host an up-close experience with the Chapel Hill Nine

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The Orange County Department on Aging invite the public to a presentation by the Chapel Hill Nine.

The event will take place on Wednesday, June 26, at 11 a.m. at the Seymour Center, located at 2551 Homestead Road in Chapel Hill.

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Orange County to host a discussion exploring a little known end of life option

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The Orange County Department on Aging invites the public to attend a discussion on the Voluntary Stopping of Eating and Drinking (VSED): A Little Known End of Life Option.

The discussion will take place on Thursday, June 27, from 5-7 p.m. at the Passmore C...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

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

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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.

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

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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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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: May 17, 2019

Orange County Animal Services reminds pet owners to exercise caution during hot weather

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Orange County Animal Services reminds residents to be mindful of pets during the hot temperatures that arrive with our summer season. This weekend, temperatures in our area will reach 90 degrees. Knowing the dangers for pets is a critical part of responsi...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Process for Allocating ¼ cent Tax Increase Dedicated to Climate Change Mitigation

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The Board of Orange County Commissioners (BOCC) have received several communications asking how the quarter-cent property tax increase dedicated to Climate Change Mitigation will be allocated. The BOCC directed the County Manager as part of their approval...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Board approves budget; education spending increases by $187 per student

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The Orange County Board of Commissioners adopted its 2019-20 budget Tuesday night. The budget sets the countywide property tax rate at 86.79 cents, an increase of 1.75 cents from the current fiscal year. It marks only the third countywide property tax inc...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Orange County seeking Director of Housing and Community Development

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Orange County is seeking a Director of Housing and Community Development to oversee the management and operations of the HUD funded housing programs such as the HOME Investment Partnership Program, the Community Development Block Grant Program, and the Se...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Orange County to host an up-close experience with the Chapel Hill Nine

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The Orange County Department on Aging invite the public to a presentation by the Chapel Hill Nine.

The event will take place on Wednesday, June 26, at 11 a.m. at the Seymour Center, located at 2551 Homestead Road in Chapel Hill.

In the spirit of Juneteenth,...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

Orange County Solid Waste announces fee waiver for removal of storm debris caused by April storms

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Orange County Solid Waste has announced that homeowners impacted by the storms that hit Orange County on April 19 are eligible to have their solid waste disposal fees waived when bringing storm-related debris to the Orange County Landfill.

The following ap...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

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

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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...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Orange County issues statement regarding enforcement of content neutral flag ordinance

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Orange County released the following statement on Friday, May 17, regarding enforcement of a content neutral flag ordinance that was adopted on May 15, 2018.

On May 15, 2018 the Orange County Board of Commissioners, pursuant to requests from the public, ad...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Orange County Animal Services reminds pet owners to exercise caution during hot weather

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Orange County Animal Services reminds residents to be mindful of pets during the hot temperatures that arrive with our summer season. This weekend, temperatures in our area will reach 90 degrees. Knowing the dangers for pets is a critical part of responsi...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

County departments to relocate due to repair project at Link Building

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The Orange County Human Resources Department will move to the third floor of the West Campus Office Building (131 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough) on Monday, and will remain there for the next year due to unexpected repairs at the Link Building. The entire...

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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: June 13, 2019

Library Wins Award for Work with LBGTQI+ Youth

2019 InsideOut Award

At this year's iNSIDEoUT's Annual Awards Banquet & Gaiety the Orange County Public Library received an award for the Nonprofit Crush portion of the Outstanding Adults category. Specifically, we were recognized for the work that Kafi-Anyanna Allah, tee...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

We're Switching Email Service Providers

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Last year we updated our website. This year, we're changing our email service provider. Consolidating both our web and email services into one package with one vendor saves us money while allowing us to keep you informed.

You shouldn't notice any differenc...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

Summer Learning: It's Not Just for Kids

Summer Learning Challenge for Grownups

Summer is a great time to read. Well, to be honest, anytime is a great time to read. However, summers at libraries include special reading challenges and typically those challenges are kid-focused. At the Orange County Public Library we have expanded our ...

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