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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Department on Aging to offer free tax preparation service for eligible individuals

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Orange County will once again sponsor the IRS VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) tax preparation program.

IRS Certified VITA volunteers provide FREE federal and state income tax preparation, including free electronic filing, to eligible indivi...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Tax office clarifies change in procedures regarding return of Tax Listing Forms

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For 2019, the Orange County Tax Office has modified its procedures for returning Tax Listing Forms. In previous years, residents who did not have any real property changes to report did not have to take action upon receiving the form from the tax office.

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Orange County Southern Branch Library

Development on Carrboro’s 203 Project is continuing, with the planning phase well underway. This joint venture between the Town of Carrboro and Orange County will be the future home of the Orange County Southern Branch Public Library, Carrboro’s Recreatio...Read on...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

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is responsible for Animal Control and Animal Sheltering activities within Orange County. Its mission is to meet the needs of residents by working with volunteers and other partners to deliver cost-effective and integrated sheltering and animal control ser...

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Orange County residents interested in learning more about their county government can sign up for the Orange County Government Academy, an intensive course that meets every two weeks from February through June..

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that th...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Orange County to recognize Martin Luther King Jr., Day

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Orange County Administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, in recognition of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, with the following exceptions:

  • Orange County Solid Waste Management will pick up recycling as normal. Please have bins curbside by 7 a.m.
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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Department on Aging to offer free tax preparation service for eligible individuals

Accountant preparing income taxes using the computer.

Orange County will once again sponsor the IRS VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) tax preparation program.

IRS Certified VITA volunteers provide FREE federal and state income tax preparation, including free electronic filing, to eligible indivi...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Tax office clarifies change in procedures regarding return of Tax Listing Forms

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For 2019, the Orange County Tax Office has modified its procedures for returning Tax Listing Forms. In previous years, residents who did not have any real property changes to report did not have to take action upon receiving the form from the tax office.

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Donations, volunteers needed to help count people experiencing homelessness

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On Wednesday, January 30, Orange County Partnership to End Homelessness (OCPEH) staff and volunteers will fan out across Orange County to locate and count every person living unsheltered. This is part of the annual homeless Point-in-Time count, a way to t...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Sportsplex Fieldhouse ribbon cutting set for Jan. 22

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County officials will hold a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for the newly added Field House and wellness center at the Orange County Sportsplex, 101 Meadowlands Drive in Hillsborough. The event will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 5:45 - 6:45...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

NCDOT announces date for public info session on I-40 widening

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The N.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed widening of 11.4 miles of I-40 between I-85 and the Durham County Line in Orange County.

The interstate would be widened by one lane in each direction to bring the high...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Orange County to host low-cost rabies vaccination clinic on January 19

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Orange County Animal Services will host its next low-cost rabies vaccination clinic on Saturday, January 19, 2019.

These clinics ensure that cats and dogs are current on their vaccinations, while providing pet owners with substantial savings on rabies vacc...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Arts Commission announces Arts Educator Professional Development Grant Program

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Beginning January 2019, public school arts educators in Orange County Public Schools and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools will be able to apply for small grants of up $250 to help with costs related to their creative and professional development. The new...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

David Menconi selected as 2019 Piedmont Laureate

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David Menconi, a Raleigh-based writer of creative non-fiction, has been selected as the region's 2019 Piedmont Laureate. During 2019, Menconi will appear at workshops, reading programs and speaking engagements throughout Wake, Durham and Orange counties.

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

HOME Program Funding Application For FY 2019-2020 available

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The Orange County HOME Consortium’s application cycle is now open for entities wanting to apply for FY 2019-2020 funds under the HOME Investment Partnerships Program.

HUD’s HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) provides formula gr...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Nominations being accepted for 29th Annual Pauli Murray Awards

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The Orange County Human Relations Commission is accepting nominations for the 29th Annual Pauli Murray Awards, which are presented annually to an Orange County youth, adult, and business that have served the community with distinction in the pursuit of eq...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Orange County Southern Branch Library

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Development on Carrboro’s 203 Project is continuing, with the planning phase well underway. This joint venture between the Town of Carrboro and Orange County will be the future home of the Orange County Southern Branch Public Library, Carrboro&a...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Turning Rituals into Rewards

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Turning Rituals into Rewards: How the Positive Habits of Reading, Writing, and Running (or other exercise) Can Transform Lives” is open to all parents and students in Orange County and will ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

HomeGrown Ebook Collection from NC LIVE

HomeGrown collection through NC LIVE

With NC LIVE's HomeGrown Ebook Collection, you can download adult and young adult and juvenile fiction and non-fiction with no waiting and no limits. That means there is no need for a holds list, checkout limits, or returns. 

The only thing you ne...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Call for Art at the Main Library in Hillsborough

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The Orange County Public Library is just one of the places you can see quality local art, much of it for sale. Here's a look at some of the shows coming your way this year. January - February: Mike's Art Truck and Free Spirit Freedom. March 1 - 15: Orange...

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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Point-in-Time Count 2019 will occur January 30, 2019

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires communities across the United States to conduct a Point-in-Time (PIT) count each year to determine the number of people experiencing homelessness in local communities. Here in Orange Coun...

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