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  1. DMV Connect to Return in November to Offer Additional Services to Citizens by Appointment Only

    The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), in partnership with the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office, will return to Orange County to offer DMV Connect services. Read on...
  2. County Offices Closing in Observance of Veterans' Day

    Orange County Offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, in observance of Veterans’ Day. Read on...
  3. County Offices Closing in Observance of Election Day

    Orange County Offices, the Landfill, and Collection Sites will be closed on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, in observance of Election Day. Read on...
  4. Press Release - Orange County Receives $2 Million from the Commonwealth for Wireless Hotspots

    Orange County receives $1,999,620 from the Commonwealth of Virginia for broadband funding pursuant to the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) for a wireless hotspot project. Read on...
  5. Press Release - Tourism Revenue Reached $53 Million in Orange County in 2019

    Tourism revenue for Orange County reached $52,922,809 in 2019, a 3% percent change over 2018. Local tourism-supported jobs totaled 624 and local tourism-related taxes totaled $1,529,611. Read on...
  6. Press Release (Corrected) - FEMA Proposed Changes to the Special Flood Hazard Area Map

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has proposed changes to the FEMA Special Flood Hazard Area Map that may affect 2500+ properties in Orange County. The appeals period is open for property owners who wish to dispute proposed changes. Read on...
  7. Barboursville Park Playground Closed

    Barboursville Park Playground CLOSED - Due to unforeseen equipment malfunction, Barboursville Park Playground located at 5260 Governor Barbour Street, Barboursville, VA 22923 is closed until further notice. Read on...
  8. Press Release - Orange County Receives GFOA Certificate of Achievement

    Orange County is pleased to announce it received the Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. Read on...
  9. Press Release - Orange County Office on Youth Offers Restorative Justice Facilitator Training

    The Orange County Office on Youth is excited to announce a two-day Restorative Justice Facilitator Training December 8th and 9th, 2020. The training is provided by an Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Title II grant. Read on...
  10. Press Release - Barboursville Community Park Playground To Close for Renovations

    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 Capital Improvements Plan. Read on...
  11. News Flash - 2020 Personal Property & Second Half Real Estate Taxes Due December 7, 2020

    Personal property and second half real estate taxes are due on December 7, 2020. Read on...
  12. Press Release - Orange County Workforce Center Reopens By Appointment Only

    The Orange Workforce Center has reopened, on an appointment only basis. The Center located at 127 Belleview Avenue, Orange, VA 22960 will be open Tuesday-Thursday, 8:30 AM-4:00 PM and individuals should call (540) 661-3419 to schedule an appointment. Read on...
  13. Press Release - Treasurer's Office Recognized for Achieving Accreditation

    The Orange County, Virginia Treasurer’s Office once again received accreditation from the Treasurer’s Association of Virginia (TAV) on May 19, 2020. Read on...
  14. Press Release - Orange County Department of Social Services 2020 Christmas Gift Programs

    The Orange County Department of Social Services (OCDSS) is accepting applications for the Orange County Christmas Gift Assistance Programs for children under the age of eighteen (18) and senior citizens in need. Read on...
  15. Press Release - Orange County Offers Child Care Expense Relief Grant

    Orange County, VA – Supported by CARES Act funding, the Orange County Office on Youth is pleased to announce a grant opportunity for parents or guardians of children who have seen an increase in childcare expenses due to COVID-19. Read on...
  16. Press Release - 2020 Quadtank Pitch Competition & Quad County Business Summit Go Virtual

    The Orange County Economic Development Office is pleased to announce it will co-host the 2020 QuadTank Pitch Competition and Quad County Business Summit on November 17, 2020. The 5th Annual Quad County Business Summit will be all virtual. Read on...
  17. Press Release - Second Round of "Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant"

    Orange County announces a second round of the Bounce Back Orange County Small Business 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. Read on...
  18. Press Release - Orange County Department of Social Services Announces CARES Act Fund Program

    The Orange County Department of Social Services announces the launch of the CARES Act Fund Program. The program can assist households with electric, water, sewer, rent, or mortgage bills if cutoff, foreclosure, or eviction are imminent. Read on...
  19. Press Release - Orange County Voting Information and Deadlines

    The Office of Voter Registration and Elections is committed to helping all eligible registered voters maintain the ability to cast a ballot in the upcoming November 3, 2020 General Election. Read on...
  20. Press Release - Orange County Offering PPE Kits for Small Businesses

    Orange County Economic Development will offer small businesses and non-profits, with fifty (50) employees or fewer, free personal protective equipment kits in an effort to enhance support to organizations who have been impacted by COVID-19. Read on...
  21. Press Release - Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant Awards

    Orange County Economic Development Office is pleased to announce grant awards totaling $277,725.50, to thirty-nine (39) business and non-profit organizations through the Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant program. Read on...
  22. Press Release - Orange County Libraries Alter Hours to the Public

    The Orange County Public Libraries are closing to the public thirty (30) minutes earlier each day. The libraries want to thoroughly clean each evening to ensure the facilities are ready to welcome patrons for the next business day. Read on...
  23. Press Release - Orange County Tourism Hosts "Movies Under the Stars"

    Orange County, VA – Orange County Tourism in partnership with the Orange Volunteer Fire Company and the Gordonsville Volunteer Fire Company will host “Movies Under the Stars” in the Towns of Orange and Gordonsville. Read on...
  24. Press Release - Office on Youth Receives Department of Criminal Justice Services Grant Award

    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. Read on...
  25. 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). Read on...
  26. 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. Read on...
  27. 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 Hwy) and Route 231 (Blue Ridge Turnpike) in Orange County. Read on...
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