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Posted on: January 24, 2020

Elections unveils tool to help voters plan trip to polling place

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Orange County Elections has a new feature on its website to help voters reach their voting sites during early voting and on Election Day.

Map Your Trip is a web-based tool that allows voters to view their voting location and determine the best route to the...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Animal Services announces adoption process for seized dogs

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Orange County Animal Services is pleased to announce that the adoption process for the dozens of dogs seized in October will begin Saturday, January 25, at 5 p.m.

Because of overwhelming interest in the dogs, the department has developed a special adoption...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Portrait of former N.C. Supreme Court Justice removed from Orange County Courthouse

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Last week, Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Carl R. Fox requested the removal of the portrait of former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Ruffin from the courtroom in the historic Orange County Courthouse “because of his raci...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Documentary addresses impacts of mental health from black male perspective

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"I’m Good Bro: Unmasking Black Male Depression" is a riveting documentary about mental health and its struggles from the black male perspective. The Orange County Department on Aging will present a free screening and dinner on Thursday...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Southern States Cooperative donates 7,500 pounds of pet food to Orange County Animal Shelter

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Santa and his reindeer may be in the past, but there is one more large delivery to Orange County Animal Services this week as Southern States Cooperative and its customers continue the giving spirit. Furry friends at the shelter will have a great start to...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Orange County announces successful recruitment of sheet metal fabricator

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The Orange County Board of Commissioners, County Manager’s Office and the Economic Development Department announce the successful recruitment of Piedmont Metalworks LLC, which will relocate it’s Durham manufacturing site to western Ora...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Animal Services announces a Gofundme fundraiser for more than 75 animals

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Orange County Animal Services (Animal Services) has partnered with MicroMass Communications for a GoFundMe fundraiser to help with the care of animals rescued from negligent breeders.

Animal Services rescued nearly 60 dogs of the bulldog and mastiff variet...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Orange County accepting applications for 2020-21 HOME program funding

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Orange County is accepting applications for 2020-21 HOME program funding. HUD’s HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) provides formula grants to states and local communities that (often in partnership with local nonprofit groups) fund a wi...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Housing & Community Development issues RFP for professional services

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The Orange County Department of Housing and Community Development is soliciting Request for Proposals from qualified individuals and planning consulting firms to provide professional services in the preparation of the Orange County HOME Consortium&rsq...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Two new projects analyze state of local environment, emphasize conservation

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A State of the Environment report for Orange County and the Eno-New Hope Landscape Conservation Plan were released Wednesday, Dec. 4, at an Environmental Summit hosted by Orange County and the Eno-New Hope Landscape Conservation Group. The summit brought ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

County expands "Glass on the Side" program

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For Immediate releaseContact: Orange County Solid Waste Management (919) 968-2788recycling@organgecountync.govOrange County Solid Waste Management has installed new dumpsters to collect source-separated glass bottles and jars at the Eubanks Road and Fergu...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Commissioners adopt proclamation in remembrance of 400th anniversary of slavery

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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...

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