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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Press Release - Orange County Increases Tourism Revenue in 2015

Data released by the U.S. Travel Association reveals that all regions in Virginia posted an increase in tourism revenue last year. According to the U.S. Travel Association, tourism in Virginia generated $23 billion in travel spending. Tourism also suppor...Read on...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Orange County Sheriff's Office Seeks Participants for the 15th Citizens' Police Academy

The Citizens’ Police Academy, sponsored by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, will be held each Tuesday night from September 27, 2016 through December 13, 2016. The majority of the program will be held at Prospect Heights Middle School from 6:30 p.m. to ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Press Release - Strengthening Families Program Offered for Orange Community This Fall

With the assistance of grant funding from the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth, the Orange County Office on Youth will again offer its dynamic program for local families. The Strengthening Families Program will begin on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, and...Read on...

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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 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 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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Media Notification

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Media Notification - October 3, 2016 Attendance at Economic Development Partnership Meeting

This correspondence shall serve as notification that three (3) or more members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors may be attending the Economic Development Partnership Meeting on Monday, October 3, 2016, and there is potential for County business t...Read on...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Media Notification - October 11, 2016 Broadband Authority Meeting

This correspondence shall serve as notification that the Orange County Broadband Authority will meet in the Board Meeting Room on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, beginning at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Gordon Building, located at 112 West Ma...Read on...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Media Notification - September 27, 2016 Board of Supervisors Worksession

This correspondence shall serve as notification that the Orange County Board of Supervisors will hold a worksession on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, beginning at 4:00 p.m., prior to its Regular Meeting that is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. The purpose o...Read on...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Media Notification - October 4, 2016 GWAP Steering Committee Meeting

This correspondence shall serve as notification that two (2) or more members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, Economic Development Authority, and Planning Commission will be holding a meeting of the Germanna-Wilderness Area Plan (GWAP) Steering ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Media Notification - October 11, 2016 Solid Waste Subcommittee Meeting

This correspondence shall serve as notification that the Solid Waste Subcommittee will meet in the Administration Conference Room on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, beginning at 3:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Gordon Building in the Administratio...Read on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Media Notification - September 13, 2016 Board of Supervisors Worksession

This correspondence shall serve as notification that the Orange County Board of Supervisors will hold a worksession on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, beginning at 4:00 p.m., prior to its Regular Meeting that is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. The purpose o...Read on...

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Media Notification - September 12, 2016 Attendance at Economic Development Partnership Meeting

This correspondence shall serve as notification that three (3) or more members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors may be attending the Economic Development Partnership Meeting on Monday, September 12, 2016, and there is potential for County busines...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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