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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Press Release- Orange County Welcomes New Communications Specialist

ORANGE COUNTY, Va. – Orange County is excited to announce Lorena Best as Communications Specialist effective February 27, 2023.  

 Best holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and journalism from James Madison University and experience from her role as Director of Media Relations at Bluestone Communications.  

“I am so honored to be in this role serving the people of Orange County and creating new and creative ways to communicate with residents, staff, and stakeholders,” Best said.

Best’s experience with social media, public relations, website management, and event planning will bring an added level of expertise to the Communications Department.

“Orange County is thrilled to welcome Lorena to our team. She brings, not only the technical knowledge but also an interest in serving our community,” said Stephanie Straub, Assistant County Administrator for Operations.   

For more information, please contact Stephanie Straub at



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