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Posted on: July 31, 2020

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

Orange County, VA – The Orange County Office on Youth is now collecting school supplies for the coming school year. Over the past 15+ years, the Office on Youth has distributed school supplies to families in need free of charge. Additionally, th...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Press Release - Office on Youth Receives Department of Criminal Justice Services Grant Award

Orange County, VA – The Orange County Office on Youth is happy to announce they are recipients of a Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) grant in the amount of $18,450 to provide local facilitator training for the Thinking for a Change...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Announces "Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant" Program

Orange County, VA – Orange County is pleased to announce a new grant program aimed to provide immediate relief to small business owners, private schools, and non-profits throughout the County impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Boun...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Tourism Receives Virginia Tourism DMO Wanderlove Recovery Grant

Orange County, VA – Orange County Tourism has received $10,000.00 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available to Virginia’s Destination Marketing Organizations ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Press Release - Harmful Algae Bloom Advisory Issued for Upper Pamunkey

The Upper Pamunkey Branch, Terry’s Run, and the Upper North Anna Branch of Lake Anna in Orange, Louisa and Spotsylvania counties are experiencing a harmful algae bloom (HAB). The public is advised to avoid contact with the lake in these areas un...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Press Release - Orange County to Reopen Playground Facilities at County Parks

Orange County, VA - The Orange County Parks & Recreation Department will reopen playgrounds effective Saturday June 13, 2020 at the following locations:

 Booster Park              ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Press Release-Temporary Outdoor Seating

Orange County, VA – On Friday, May 15, 2020, Governor Northam’s Executive Order 61 takes effect. Order 61 allows for “restaurants, dining establishments, food courts, breweries, microbreweries, distilleries, wineries, and tas...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

DMV Connect Services Suspended Until Further Notice

Services through DMV Connect, the partnership between the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office, have been suspended until further notice.

DMV Connect was originally scheduled to serve Orange County citizens on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Circuit Court Order Regarding Updated Response, Procedures, and Protocol for COVID-19

On May 6, 2020, The Virginia Supreme Court entered its Fourth Order declaring or extending the Judicial Emergency in Virginia regarding COVID-19. That order extended the Judicial Emergency to June 7, 2020. It referenced the three previous Judicial Emergen...

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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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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Offers Wellness and Awareness Initiative: "Stepping the County"

The Orange County Department of Parks & Recreation and the Orange County Department of Tourism have partnered to offer a brand-new wellness and awareness initiative: “Stepping the County”. The program encourages citizens to walk, j...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Route 20-231 Roundabout Project Begins This Week

Under a $1.8 million construction contract, Chemung Contracting Corp. will convert the existing two-way stop intersection to a single-lane roundabout at the intersection of Route 20 (Constitution Highway) and Route 231 (Blue Ridge Turnpike) in Orange Coun...

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