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Posted on: May 16, 2018

County Offices Closing in Observance of the Memorial Day Holiday

Orange County Offices, the Landfill, and Collection Sites will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. All facilities will reopen at their normal business hours on Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

Posted on: May 15, 2018

Press Release - CVSBDC to Present Choosing the Right Media Business 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...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Press Release - Business Appreciation Month


Orange, Virginia – During the month of May, Virginia will acknowledge its existing business community and the pivotal...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Bridge Work Begins Monday, May 7, 2018 on Route 630 (Matthews Mill Road) in Orange County

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the Route 630 (Matthews Mill Road) bridge over Pamunkey Creek in Orange County for replacement of its superstructure beginning Monday, May 7, 2018. Weather permitting, the bridge is expected to r...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Press Release - Town of Orange, One of 212 Localities Nominated for Opportunity Zone Designation

The census tract that includes the Town of Orange has been nominated by Governor Northam for a Federal Opportunity Zone designation. A maximum of 25% of the eligible census tracts, for a total of 212, were submitted to the U.S. Department of Treasury for ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Press Release - Upcoming Tire Recycling Amnesty Event at Orange County Landfill

The Orange County Landfill, StreamSweepers, and the Orange County Litter Control Committee will be hosting a free tire recycling event on Saturday, June 16, 2018 (rain or shine) to help alleviate the growing problem of tire accumulation and improper dispo...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Upcoming Electronics Recycling Event at Orange County Landfill

Orange County Landfill, Litter Control Committee, and Rappahannock GoodwillIndustries will be hosting an Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, May 12,
The event will run from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Orange County Landfill, l...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

Press Release - Lost Historical Orange-Letter Recovered

The story behind the naming of Orange County has long lived in the shadow cast by the question of "probably." When crossing the Orange County line, a welcome sign proudly states that the county "was probably named in honor of William IV, th...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Next Round of Rumble Strips Coming Soon

Over the next several weeks, the Virginia Department of
Transportation (VDOT) will install rumble strips along nine (9) primaryhighways and six (6) secondary routes to reduce crashes caused by drivers
straying from their lane. <_o3a_p>

When driven over, rumble s...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

FEMA Updating Flood Insurance Rate Maps for Localities in Virginia, Including Orange County

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is currently undergoing a process to update and modernize the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for several localities in Virginia, including Orange County. These maps are used to determine the location and e...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

United States Census Bureau Hiring Temporary Field Representatives in Orange County

Are you interested in part-time employment? Do you
enjoy meeting people? The United States Census Bureau is hiring temporary FieldRepresentatives in Orange County, which may be of interest to you.<_o3a_p>

Field Representatives are paid an hourly rate based on the...

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