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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Orange County and the Creation of America

Retired chemist, Jim Glanville, lives in Blacksburg, Virginia and is an expert on the history of Virginia. His most recent article titled, “Orange County and the Creation of America” was published in the August 20, 2016 edition of the Roanoke Times. It de...Read on...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Office of Voter Registration and Elections Will Offer Voter Registrations and Free Voter Photo IDs

The Orange County Office of Voter Registration and Elections will offer voter registrations and free voter photo IDs throughout the community on the following dates:

• Tuesday, August 30, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the Wilderness Library
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Posted on: August 29, 2016

North Anna Power Station to Retest Sirens on September 1, 2016

North Anna Power Station will be conducting a test siren on Thursday, September 1, 2016, at 11:10 a.m. The siren will differ from those conducted in the past, as it will involve two (2) separate, but back-to-back soundings.

The additional testing is i...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

County Offices Closing in Observance of the Labor Day Holiday

Orange County Offices, the Landfill, and Collection Sites will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016, in observance of the Labor day Holiday. County offices, the Landfill, and Collection sites will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. Read on...

Posted on: August 23, 2016

Press Release - Orange County Fire and EMS to Host Fire Fighter I and EMT Classes

The Orange County Department of Fire and EMS, in partnership with the Orange County Volunteer Fire Chiefs Association, will host two (2) training courses: Fire Fighter I and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). “These classes will provide an opportunity fo...Read on...

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Orange County Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The County of Orange will host a Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Saturday, October 15, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The collection will be held at the Orange County Landfill located at 11530 Porter Road, Orange, VA 22960.

Come out and pro...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Route 639 (Jacksontown Road) Bridge Will Close for Deck Replacement

ROUTE 639 (JACKSONTOWN ROAD) BRIDGE WILL CLOSE FOR DECK REPLACEMENT BEGINNING MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2016

Motorists will be detoured during four (4) week closure

The Route 639 (Jacksontown Road) bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railway in Orange County...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Press Release - Orange County Economic Development Office Launches New Website and Logo

The Orange County Office of Economic Development officially launched their new website on August 9, 2016. The new website was designed for mobile, tablet and desktop users and hopes to visually enhance user experience while providing easy navigation to in...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Press Release - Orange County Board of Supervisors Adopt Incentive Policy

On June 14, 2016, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to adopt an Economic Development Incentive Policy. The nine (9) page document outlines state and local incentives available to businesses.

To complement and further enhance the ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

Press Release - Agritourism Workshop to be Held September 29th at The Pavilion on Lakeland Farm

Farms are inviting visitors to tour a vineyard, enjoy hayrides, buy their produce, and eat ice cream made from the local dairy’s milk. If agritourism is part of your farm’s business plan, the September 29th, Innovative Communities: Agritourism in Virginia...Read on...

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

Press Release - Orange County Office on Youth Accepting Donations for School Supply Closet

The Orange County Office on Youth is now collecting school supplies for the coming school year. Each year, the Office on Youth distributes school supplies to families in need, free of charge. This project is successful because of the generous donations of...Read on...

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Posted on: July 25, 2016

Press Release - Quad-County Business Summit to Take Place in Orange County October 5, 2016

Orange County, VA – Orange County will host the first ever Quad-County Business Summit on October 5, 2016 at The Pavilion on Lakeland Farm located in Orange, VA. Orange County Economic Development is working in collaboration with the Orange Chamber of Com...Read on...

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Posted on: July 19, 2016

Press Release - Orange County Creates Broadband Authority

Orange County is proud to announce the recent creation of the Orange County Broadband Authority (OCBbA). At a meeting on April 26, 2016, the Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution authorizing the creation of the Broadband Authority, and on June 8, 2016...Read on...

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

Press Release - Orange County Office on Youth Receives Second Grant Award From the Bama Works Fund

The Orange County Office on Youth is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant from the Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band in the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF). With an award of $7,500, the Office on Youth will purchase APRIL ...Read on...

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Media Notification

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Media Notification - August 30, 2016 Subdivision and Zoning Ordinance Subcommittee Meeting

This correspondence shall serve as notification that the Subdivision and Zoning Ordinance Subcommittee will meet on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, from at 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Gordon Building in the Administration Conferen...Read on...

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Posted on: January 27, 2016

Media Notification - 2016 Regular Meeting Schedule

This correspondence shall serve as notification of the 2016 Regular Meeting Schedule of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Public Hearings, when scheduled, will be held at 7:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Public Comment Period will take place at ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 27, 2016

Media Notification - Election of Officers for 2016

At its Organizational Meeting on January 12, 2016, the Orange County Board of Supervisors elected Lee H. Frame as Chairman and elected S. Teel Goodwin as Vice Chairman, for one-year terms to expire on the date of the Organizational Meeting in January, 201...Read on...

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