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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Press Release - Orange County Lifts Local State of Emergency

Following the conclusion of the recent Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina on September 14, 2018, Orange County officials have determined to lift the Local State of Emergency at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2018.  T...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Press Release - Orange County Provides Update on Hurricane Florence Efforts

Local emergency officials have been closely monitoring the path and impact of Hurricane Florence, the Category 1 hurricane that made landfall early this morning in North Carolina.  As of the most recent update from the National Weather Service, C...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Press Release - Grant Funding Affords More Program Offerings for Orange County Youth

The Orange County Office on Youth is pleased to announce it is once again offering programs in the community with the award of a three year grant from the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth (VFHY) in the amount of $148,131. Specifically, the grant allo...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Orange County Officials Encourage Residents to Download Smart911 App

The Orange County Emergency Communications Center announces the new Smart911 mobile app to provide Orange County residents with targeted location-based alerts for weather and other emergencies. Orange County residents and visitors are now able to download...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Press Release - Orange County, Virginia Tourism Revenue Reached 48.77 Million in 2017

Data released by the United States Travel Association (USTA) reveals that all regions in Virginia posted an increase in tourism revenue last year.

According to the US Travel Association, tourism in Virginia generated $25 billion in travel spending. Touris...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Press Release - Orange County Declares Local State of Emergency

Ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Florence, Orange County officials have declared a Local State of Emergency that went into effect at 5:00 p.m. on September 11, 2018. This declaration will allow the Orange County Emergency Management team to access all th...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

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: • Monday, September 10, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the&am...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: September 4, 2018

Press Release - Gordonsville Branch Library Adding Monday Hours

The Gordonsville Branch Library, located at 319 North Main Street, Gordonsville, will open on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., beginning on Monday, September 10, 2018. The change will allow the branch's hours of operation to increase from 40 hours to...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

Orange County to Host Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

The County of Orange will host a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on Saturday, October 6, 2018, 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.

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Orange Volunteer Fire Company Seeks Participants for its Upcoming Citizens' Fire Academy

The Citizens’ Fire Academy, sponsored by the Orange Volunteer Fire Company (OVFC), will be held each Thursday night from September 20, 2018, through November 1, 2018, with one (1) morning class on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The Academy will be ...

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Press Release - Harris Corporation to Supply Orange with State-of-the-Art Public Safety Solution

LYNCHBURG, Va., Aug. 13, 2018 — Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has been selected to provide an enhanced county-wide public safety communications solution that serves more than 600 users in Orange County, Virginia.

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Press Release - CVSBDC to Present How Does Your Restaurant Stack Up? Workshop

The Orange County Economic Development Office, in collaboration with the Central Virginia Small Business Development Center (CVSBDC), Orange County Chamber of Commerce, and Orange Downtown Alliance is hosting two (2) FREE business development opportunitie...Read on...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Financial Assistance Offered to Maintain Septic Systems

The Culpeper Soil and Water Conservation District is offering financial assistance to all residents in the five-county conservation district to remedy septic system malfunctions and perform preventative maintenance. The program will reimburse participants...

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