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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Press Release - Orange County Welcomes New Director of Planning & Development Services

Orange County, VA – Orange County is pleased to announce the employment of Josh Gillespie, AICP as Director of Planning and Development Services effective March 8, 2021.

Mr. Gillespie, a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, bri...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Press Release - Orange County Office on Youth Offers Thinking for a Change Training

Orange County, VA – The Orange County Office on Youth is excited to announce a Thinking for a Change training March 8 – 11, 2021. This free, local training is made possible due to the award of an Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinque...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Press Release - Orange County Welcomes New Human Resources Director

Orange County, VA – Orange County is pleased to announce the employment of Jenny Carpenter, as Human Resources Director effective February 22, 2021.

Carpenter, an Orange County native, holds a MBA in Human Resource Management from Liberty Univers...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Press Release - Orange County Appoints Interim Supervisor for District 3

Orange County, VA – During the February 9, 2021 Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board unanimously appointed Keith F. Marshall to fill the vacant District 3 seat.

 

Mr. Marshall is an Orange County native and active organic dairy farmer ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

County Offices Closing in Observance of the Presidents' Day Holiday

Orange County Offices, the Landfill, and Collection Sites will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2021, in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday.

All will reopen on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at their normal operating hours. 

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Press Release - Orange County Releases "Orange Talks...About COVID-19"

Orange County, VA – The Orange County Communications Department released its inaugural production of “Orange Talks…” with a public service video focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic in Orange County. 

The Comm...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Press Release - OC Awards $194,000 to Organizations from the Third Round of the Bounce Back Grant

Orange County, VA – Orange County Economic Development is pleased to announce the third Round of Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant awards.   Thirty-five Orange County small businesses and non-profit organizations were awarded a to...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Press Release - Orange County Receives GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Orange County, VA – The Orange County Finance Department is pleased to announce it has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for 2020.

The Distinguished Budget Presentation...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Press Release - Orange County Economic Development Launches Digital Business Directory

Orange County, VA – Orange County Economic Development is pleased to announce the launch of a digital business directory.

The new Orange County Business Directory is a FREE online platform for local businesses to promote their services and maximi...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Press Release - Parks & Recreation Foundation Begins Fundraising for "Skydog Orange Dog Park"

Orange County, VA – As one of their major projects for 2021, the Orange County Parks & Recreation Department plans to install a dog park in a currently unused portion of Booster Park, located at 11177 Bloomsbury Road, Orange, Virginia. Given...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Press Release - Orange County Public Libraries to Return to Curbside Only Services

Orange County, VA – Effective Wednesday, January 13, 2021, the Orange County Public Libraries will return to curbside only services.  Due to recent spikes in COVID-19 cases in our community, the Orange County Library Board of Trustees e...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Press Release - Orange County Public Library Offers Wi-Fi Hotspots for Checkout

Orange County, VA – Orange County Public Library is excited to announce the launch of mobile hotspots for checkout.  The hotspots run on the T-Mobile/Sprint network and allow citizens to connect devices such as laptops, smartphones, and...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Press Release - Office on Youth Names Award in Honor of Sharon Mohrmann

Orange County, VA – The Orange County Youth Commission is pleased to announce a new award to the annual Garvis Huff Outstanding Youth and Youth Advocate Award ceremony starting in 2021. The new award will be named the “Sharon Mohrmann ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Press Release - Barboursville Community Park Playground To Close for Renovations

Orange County, VA – The Barboursville Community Park playground located at 5260 Governor Barbour Street, Barboursville, VA 22923, will be closed beginning Monday October 26, 2020 for renovations in accordance with the Orange County Capi...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Route 635 Bridge Replacement Project Begins in Mid-April

A project to replace the existing 78-year-old Route 635 (Greenwood Road) bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad in Orange County will begin in mid-April. Starting approximately April 7, 2020, motorists should expect intermittent daytime flaggi...

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