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Jul 24, 2017

Applicants needed for Central Community Board supporting behavioral health. Read More

Jul 21, 2017

Orange County Emergency Services offers tips to survive high temperatures Read More

Jul 19, 2017

Applicants needed for Orange County Human Relations Commission. Read More

Jul 13, 2017

2017 Nature of Orange Photography Contest Winners Announced Read More

Jul 10, 2017

Program offers free fans for Orange County seniors Read More

Jul 10, 2017

Orange County names new Housing Director Read More

Jul 07, 2017

Orange County Planning to hold Open House meetings to discuss proposed changes to UDO Read More

Jun 29, 2017

Orange County to host Dementia Education Workshops Read More

Jun 29, 2017

Orange County Government Offices to be closed in observance of Independence Day Read More

Jun 29, 2017

Sheriff Blackwood offers tips for enjoying the Fourth of July safely Read More

Jun 28, 2017

Pipe Replacement Work Will Detour Drivers in Orange County Read More

Jun 27, 2017

Orange County Health Department Receives Prestigious Accreditation Status Read More

Jun 27, 2017

Orange County seeks applicants for the Commission for the Environment. Read More

Jun 26, 2017

Orange County Health Department offers Mosquito Control Resources and Education to Aid in Disease Prevention Read More

Jun 21, 2017

Orange County Commissioners adopt FY18 Budget, hold taxes steady Read More

Jun 21, 2017

Farm family partners with ERA, Orange County on Conservation Easement Read More

Jun 20, 2017

Orange County Announces Recipients of 2017 Direct Care Worker Outstanding Service Awards Read More

Jun 19, 2017

Groundbreaking scheduled for Eubanks Road Water and Sewer Project Read More

Jun 16, 2017

Orange County seeks feedback on February water interruption. Read More

Jun 15, 2017

Orange County to host "Welcome to Medicare" Seminars Read More

Jun 13, 2017

Suggestions to help prevent Canine Influenza. 

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Jun 07, 2017

Orange County Invites Public to Estate Planning Workshops Read More

Jun 07, 2017

OC Human Relations Commission to host Town Hall meeting on Thursday, June 8 Read More

Jun 07, 2017

Orange County Animal Services Public Art Unveiling June 29, 2017 Read More

Jun 07, 2017

Orange County Commissioners award $2.5 million in affordable housing grants Read More

May 24, 2017

Orange County Public Library Hosts Summer Learning Kickoff Events in Hillsborough & Carrboro

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May 23, 2017

Groundbreaking set for Orange County Veterans Memorial Read More

May 23, 2017

Construction to begin on Cameron Street sidewalk project Read More

May 22, 2017

OWASA continuing to work on taste & odor issues, but water remains safe to drink Read More

May 19, 2017

Local Traffic Will Travel Over New Orange County Bridge by Summer’s End Read More

May 16, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing and Display of FFY 2017 Annual Action Plan for the Orange County Home Consortium

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May 11, 2017

Collaboration Encourages Solar Energy Growth in Orange County
 
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May 08, 2017

Orange County conducting online analysis of local use of different government services Read More

May 04, 2017

Orange County to host Senior Housing Expo

 
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May 04, 2017

Orange County Urges Residents to Update Emergency Plans and Kits in Advance of Hurricane Season Read More

May 04, 2017

Applicants needed for Chapel Hill Board of Adjustment to represent JPA and ETJ.  Read More

May 04, 2017

Orange County Urges Residents to Update Emergency Plans and Kits Read More

May 02, 2017

Applicants needed for Chapel Hill Planning Commission to represent JPA and ETJ. Read More

Apr 28, 2017

Orange County to host Freedom Book Festival
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Apr 27, 2017

Orange County approves transit plan, cost-share agreement

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Apr 19, 2017

Orange County Board of Commissioners meeting continued to Thursday night, April 20. Read More

Apr 11, 2017

Orange County receives Excellence in Communications Award. Read More

Apr 11, 2017

Orange County to hold public hearing on transit options. Read More

Apr 04, 2017

Applicants needed for Orange County advisory boards and commissions. Read More

Mar 30, 2017

Orange County to host conversation on Modern Medicine: The Quest for a Good Death Read More

Mar 30, 2017

Orange County ranks high for health but there is still work to do Read More

Mar 27, 2017

Hillsborough to begin work on Churton Street improvements

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Mar 23, 2017

Orange County seeking new director for Department of Housing, Human Rights and Community Development Read More

Mar 23, 2017

Orange County seeks applicants for Parks and Recreation Council. Read More

Mar 20, 2017

Orange County Small Farms Month Event Scheduled for March 27 Read More

Mar 09, 2017

BOCC March 16 and May 22, 2017 meetings canceled. Read More

Mar 07, 2017

Orange County to host Brain Health Academy Read More

Mar 03, 2017

Orange County to host Job, Resource and Trade Fair in Hillsborough on April 5

 
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Mar 02, 2017

BOCC to hold public hearing on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 for potential legislative agenda items. Read More

Mar 01, 2017

Applicants are needed for Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) Board of Directors. Read More

Mar 01, 2017

Orange County Health Department names interim health director Read More

Feb 27, 2017

Mark Elliott selected for Art for Animals public art project Read More

Feb 24, 2017

Orange County begins process for Affordable Housing Bond projects; information sessions scheduled for Feb. 28

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Feb 23, 2017

Applicants needed for Commission for the Environment. 

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Feb 23, 2017

Orange County Public Library Increases Accessibility for Residents with Low Vision and Hearing Read More

Feb 21, 2017

Orange County receives third positive rabies test for 2017

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Feb 15, 2017

Applicants needed for Orange County Arts Commission. Read More

Feb 14, 2017

Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization to host transportation public input open house. Read More

Feb 10, 2017

Applicants needed for Orange County Board of Equalization and Review. Read More

Feb 10, 2017

Applicants needed for Orange County Planning Board. Read More

Feb 04, 2017

OWASA operations back to normal

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Jan 31, 2017

Orange County invites public to Orange Community Players performance

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Jan 25, 2017

Orange County honors 2016 Long-Term Care Quality Service Award winners Read More

Jan 18, 2017

Applicants needed for Orange County advisory boards. Read More

Jan 18, 2017

Registration opens for Orange County Agriculture Summit Read More

Jan 12, 2017

ORANGE COUNTY RECEIVES FIRST POSITIVE RABIES TEST FOR 2017 Read More

Jan 11, 2017

Orange County Main Library to reopen Saturday, Jan. 14 Read More

Jan 10, 2017

Orange County Main Library closed on Wednesday due to significant flooding; all other county services open on normal schedule Read More

Jan 08, 2017

Orange County Government offices to be closed Jan. 9, 2017 Read More

Jan 08, 2017

DSS program offers help with heating bills for low-income families Read More

Jan 06, 2017

Orange County Government Offices to close at 3 p.m. on Friday and remain closed through weekend Read More

Jan 05, 2017

Orange County Names First Director for new Transportation Department

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Dec 30, 2016

Nominations being accepted for 2016 Pauli Murray Human Relations Award Read More

Dec 30, 2016

2016 Fall Arts Grants Awarded by Orange County Arts Commission Read More

Dec 29, 2016

Upgrade will take Orange County Reservation System Offline in late January
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Dec 20, 2016

Orange County announces holiday closings Read More

Dec 19, 2016

Orange County receives sixth positive rabies test for 2016 Read More

Dec 19, 2016

Orange County accepts conservation easement donation to protect Cedar Grove farm Read More

Dec 19, 2016

Orange County Health Director leaving to take position in San Antonio
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Dec 16, 2016

Openings on Orange County Planning Board. Read More

Dec 14, 2016

Winter Weather survival tips for Orange County residents, pets

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Dec 08, 2016

Applicants needed for the Orange County Board of Health. Read More

Dec 06, 2016

Orange County Commissioners Elect Dorosin as Chair, Rich as Vice Chair; Marcoplos sworn in Read More

Nov 23, 2016

Orange County Cooperative Extension Services to offer beginning classes for new farmers Read More

Nov 22, 2016

Orange County advises residents to avoid outdoor burning because of dry conditions Read More

Nov 18, 2016

Thanksgiving Holiday closings, service schedule changes announced Read More

Nov 16, 2016

Planning department seeking input from mobile home park owners and residents Read More

Nov 14, 2016

Orange County Chair, mayors release open letter to county residents after election Read More

Nov 02, 2016

Orange County opens financial portal to public to increase transparency Read More

Nov 02, 2016

Public invited to Orange County Veterans Memorial dedication

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Oct 31, 2016

Orange County seeking volunteers to assist with 2017 tax season Read More

Oct 31, 2016

Orange County to host community conversation on death and dying.

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Oct 26, 2016

Orange County to honor veterans with free breakfast.

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Oct 26, 2016

Orange County libraries to host NaNoWriMo events throughout November. Read More

Oct 24, 2016

Department on Aging provides Medicare open enrollment support. 

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Oct 21, 2016

Orange County Arts Commission holds information sessions on applying for 2017 Arts Grants.   

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Oct 21, 2016

Performance based incentives for Wegmans approved by both Chapel Hill and Orange County. Read More

Oct 19, 2016

Orange County Library launches early childhood literacy program. 

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Oct 19, 2016

Orange County adopts Schedule of Values for 2017 reappraisal. Read More

Oct 19, 2016

Orange County honors Congressman David Price by renaming the farmer's market pavilion in Hillsborough. Read More

Oct 17, 2016

Special Statement from BOCC on GOP Headquarters attack. Read More

Oct 17, 2016

Orange Public Transportation adds stops to midday connector between Hillsborough and Chapel Hill. Read More

Oct 14, 2016

Conservation easement partnership forms protection for Pope family farm in northern Orange County. Read More

Oct 13, 2016

Applicants needed for Orange County advisory boards and commissions. Read More

Oct 12, 2016

Wegmans chooses Chapel Hill - Orange County foodie appetite with business proposal. Read More

Oct 11, 2016

Project Connect supporting those who are homeless returns to the Hargraves Center in Chapel Hill. Read More

Oct 06, 2016

Orange County Prepares for Regional Support as Matthew Approaches. Read More

Oct 04, 2016

Prepare for Hurricane Matthew Read More

Sep 23, 2016

Orange County receives award for employee safety. Read More

Sep 20, 2016

Your feedback can help guide the direction of Orange County Library services. 

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Sep 14, 2016

Orange County to hold information session on Mountains-to-Sea Trail on Sept. 19 at Maple View. Read More

Sep 13, 2016

Orange County names Todd McGee as the new Community Relations Director. Read More

Sep 13, 2016

Orange County to celebrate renaming of the Passmore Center in Hillsborough. Read More

Sep 13, 2016

Orange County BOCC special meeting notice for two events. Read More

Sep 09, 2016

Orange County to host information session on new construction impact fees to fund schools. Read More

Sep 08, 2016

Orange County to hold public hearing on revaluation on September 20. Read More

Sep 07, 2016

Orange County to host Brain Health Academy at the Passmore Center. Read More

Sep 07, 2016

Need a job?  Orange County to host Job Fair at University Place (formally University Mall) in Chapel Hill. Read More

Sep 02, 2016

Friday update on weather conditions for Tropical Storm Hermine. Read More

Sep 01, 2016

Applicants needed for Animal Services Hearing Panel Pool. Read More

Sep 01, 2016

Orange County announces extended hours at Seymour Center in Chapel Hill. 

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Sep 01, 2016

Orange County prepares for Hurricane Hermine. Read More

Aug 31, 2016

Orange County selects Dinah Jeffries as Emergency Services Director. Read More

Aug 31, 2016

Orange County Dept. on Aging to host seminar on Forgiveness. Read More

Aug 30, 2016

Applicants needed for the Orange County Planning Board. Read More

Aug 30, 2016

Orange County offices closed for Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2016. Read More

Aug 29, 2016

Step up and sign up for a new library card during the month of September. Read More

Aug 26, 2016

Orange County seeks volunteers to assist with the 2017 tax season. Read More

Aug 25, 2016

Orange County to host "Welcome to Medicare" seminars. Read More

Aug 16, 2016

The Orange County Public Library needs your advice. Read More

Aug 11, 2016

Katie Murray named as Coordinator of the Orange County Arts Commission. Read More

Aug 10, 2016

Orange County Dept. on Aging to host live online family caregiving simulcast. Read More

Aug 09, 2016

Library selects "Ghost Road Images" for juried art show. Read More

Aug 08, 2016

Sportsplex to hold Active Families Day on Saturday, August 20, 2016. Read More

Aug 08, 2016

Next Artists' Salon scheduled for Friday, August 19, 2016 at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro. Read More

Aug 03, 2016

Commissioner Renee Price appointed to chair the National Association of Counties Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee. Read More

Aug 01, 2016

Orange County seeks volunteers for advisory boards and commissions. Read More

Jul 18, 2016

Orange County has been selected to receive a 2016 Pelican Award.

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Jul 18, 2016

Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer Carnival on July 30. Read More

Jul 12, 2016

Register of Deeds Office closed Tuesday morning, July 12, opening at 1:00 pm. Read More

Jul 11, 2016

Orange County to host Master Aging Plan public meetings. Read More

Jul 07, 2016

BOCC to add closed session meeting on July 20. Read More

Jul 06, 2016

Planning Dept. will host a workshop for proposed subdivision ordinance changes. Read More

Jul 06, 2016

Register of Deeds office closed until noon on Thursday, July 7. Read More

Jul 05, 2016

Orange County to hold Medicare informational town hall. Read More

Jul 05, 2016

Register of Deeds Office closed Wednesday, July 6. Read More

Jul 05, 2016

Orange County Tax Office Closed Tuesday July 5, 2016. Read More

Jul 04, 2016

Register of Deeds Office Closed Tuesday, July 5. Read More

Jun 30, 2016

Mike's Art Truck exhibit now at Whitted Building. 

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Jun 29, 2016

Share your opinion on NCDOT transportation projects. Read More

Jun 28, 2016

Orange County Library receives grants from state. Read More

Jun 26, 2016

Orange County offices closed Monday July 4 for Independence Day. Read More

Jun 20, 2016

SCRIMMAGE MOVED - US Women's National Soccer Team scrimmage with Carolina Railhawks moved to Cary. Read More

Jun 16, 2016

US Women's National Soccer Team to scrimmage with Carolina Railhawks at Soccer.com Center. Read More

Jun 14, 2016

Orange County teams with Carrboro Farmers' Market for food waste composting pilot program. Read More

Jun 13, 2016

Orange County to host Mindfullness Program. Read More

Jun 10, 2016

Orange County announces new highway welcome sign slogan. Read More

Jun 07, 2016

Orange County celebrates new Cedar Grove Community Center. Read More

Jun 07, 2016

Orange County announces recipients of Direct Care Worker Outstanding Service Awards. Read More

Jun 02, 2016

Orange County receives second positive rabies test for 2016. Read More

Jun 01, 2016

Applicants from ETJ or JPA needed for Chapel Hill Planning Commission. Read More

May 31, 2016

Orange County Public Library seeks entries for juried art show. 

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May 23, 2016

Applicants needed for nursing home committee. Read More

May 23, 2016

Orange County Emergency Medical Services receives award from the American Heart Association. Read More

May 19, 2016

RESCHEDULED - Hollow Rock Nature Park Grand Opening Read More

May 19, 2016

Applicants needed for Orange County Board of Adjustment. Read More

May 19, 2016

Orange County offices closed for Memorial Day. Read More

May 16, 2016

Orange County recognizes pioneers in dementia friendly effort. Read More

May 12, 2016

Homelessness in Orange County decreases. Read More

May 11, 2016

Orange County EMS first in pre-hospital competition. Read More

May 09, 2016

Orange County celebrates National Senior Health and Fitness Day. Read More

May 09, 2016

Orange County to host Aging in Community seminar. Read More

May 09, 2016

Applicants needed for Bond Education committee. Read More

May 09, 2016

Orange County approves living wage policy for County contractors. Read More

May 05, 2016

Orange County receives first positive rabies test for 2016. Read More

May 04, 2016

Orange County Animal Services removes snakes from residence. Read More

May 03, 2016

Orange County emergency medical supervisor trains with Homeland Security. Read More

May 03, 2016

Orange County Animal Services working diligently on snake bite case. Read More

May 02, 2016

Orange County encourages older adults to "Blaze a Trail" Read More

Apr 27, 2016

Workshop for Orange County Transportation Priorities Read More

Apr 27, 2016

Public input sought for arts survey. Read More

Apr 22, 2016

Orange County Commissioner Pelissier Honored as Public Health Hero Read More

Apr 20, 2016

Orange County opens Whitted art exhibit space. Read More

Apr 13, 2016

Orange County Department on Aging receives Award for Excellence in Multicultural Aging. Read More

Apr 12, 2016

Orange County to launch Misdemeanor Diversion Program for eligible first time teen offenders. Read More

Apr 12, 2016

Orange County to expand support groups for people with dementia and their care partners. Read More

Apr 11, 2016

The Arts Commission is seeking feedback on its activities through an online survey. Read More

Apr 06, 2016

Don't miss the 2016 Orange County Job Fair, featuring more than 75 employers. Read More

Apr 06, 2016

Orange County Board of Health rule would prohibit e-cigarettes in enclosed areas of restaurants/bars. Read More

Apr 01, 2016

County Commissioners answer questions to clarify regulations on dog tethering.  Read More

Mar 31, 2016

Animal Services will host its next low-cost rabies vaccination clinic on Thursday, April 14. Read More

Mar 29, 2016

Applicants needed for Durham Tech Community College Board of Trustees representing Orange County Read More

Mar 28, 2016

Orange County Board of Commissioners hold hearing on Legislative Agenda Read More

Mar 25, 2016

Orange County Board of Commissioners to join local governing boards in exploring legal challenges to discriminatory law. Read More

Mar 24, 2016

Applicants needed for Orange County Bond Education Committee. Read More

Mar 24, 2016

Bridge replacement on Hawkins Road to begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 28. Read More

Mar 23, 2016

Music company Redeye will move its global headquarters to Hillsborough, NC in May. Read More

Mar 23, 2016

Summary of the Orange County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, March 22. Read More

Mar 22, 2016

The public is invited to the “Spiritual Conversations at the End of Life” seminar. Read More

Mar 22, 2016

Orange County Arts Commission announces spring deadline arts grant applications. Read More

Mar 22, 2016

Volunteer opportunities to combat social isolation and improve quality of life for older adults. Read More

Mar 18, 2016

Annual Community Read event takes place Monday, March 21, at the Chapel Hill Public Library. Read More

Mar 18, 2016

Orange County to celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week: April 10 – April 16. Read More

Mar 18, 2016

A community meeting on the Proposed Affordable Housing Strategic Plan will be on March 29. Read More

Mar 18, 2016

“Orange County Expo” at University Place on Friday, April 8, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Read More

Mar 17, 2016

Orange County Sportsplex will host the 2nd annual spring SWIM-BEST tune-up clinics. Read More

Mar 15, 2016

Lee Smith, award-winning author and Hillsborough resident launches newest release, Dimestore. Read More

Mar 14, 2016

Orange County has produced a 2016 Guide to Voting in preparation for the March 15 Primary. Read More

Mar 10, 2016

Volunteers needed for Project Connect on Tuesday, March 29, from 9:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m. Read More

Mar 10, 2016

Orange County administrative offices will close on Friday, March 25, in observance of Good Friday. Read More

Mar 08, 2016

Applicants needed for Orange County Animal Services Advisory Board Read More

Mar 07, 2016

“Age of Disruption Tour” presented by Dr. Bill Thomas is coming to the Friday Center on April 21. 

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Mar 07, 2016

Fire Marshal to host public information meeting on the regulatory requirements of pyrotechnics. Read More

Mar 03, 2016

Applicants needed for Orange County Firearms Safety Committee Read More

Mar 03, 2016

Summary of Tuesday, March 1, Board of Orange County Commissioner meeting. Read More

Mar 02, 2016

Free seminar, “Let’s Talk: The Basics of Hospice” to discuss the support for those with terminal illness. Read More

Feb 26, 2016

Agricultural Summit on Monday, February 29, at the Whitted Human Services Building in Hillsborough.  Read More

Feb 26, 2016

“Cognitive Aging - How the Brain Ages: Evidence for Action” on March 2, at 4:00 p.m. at the Seymour Center. Read More

Feb 25, 2016

Panel to discuss “Death with Dignity: What is it and Where Should North Carolina be Headed?” Read More

Feb 25, 2016

The Central Orange Senior Center has officially changed its name to the Jerry M. Passmore Center. Read More

Feb 24, 2016

Severe thunderstorms and pockets of damaging winds (70 mph) on Wednesday, February 24. Read More

Feb 24, 2016

The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization invites residents to comment on the MPO’s draft Goals.  Read More

Feb 24, 2016

Orange County is under a tornado warning until 5:00 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning has also been issued until 4:45 PM. Read More

Feb 22, 2016

Respite care services for caregivers and persons with Alzheimer’s are being expanded. Read More

Feb 22, 2016

Residents are encouraged to save the date for the upcoming SKYWARN Spotter training class.  Read More

Feb 19, 2016

County Commissioners approve Unified Animal Control Ordinance, effective March 1, 2016.   Read More

Feb 19, 2016

The Congressional High School Art Competition is open and coordinated by U.S. Representative David Price’s office.  Read More

Feb 18, 2016

The County’s new Homeless Program Coordinator will begin working on Monday, March 21.  Read More

Feb 18, 2016

Applicants needed for Chapel Hill Board of Adjustment from JPA or ETJ Read More

Feb 18, 2016

Applicants needed for Chapel Hill Planning Commission from JPA or ETJ Read More

Feb 18, 2016

Annual series of free composting classes will take place in March and April.   Read More

Feb 18, 2016

Solid Waste sponsoring two free Shred-A-Thons in cooperation with University Place and local law enforcement. Read More

Feb 17, 2016

Summary of the Board of Orange County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Read More

Feb 16, 2016

Due to snow and freezing rain, County offices will be closed on Monday, February 15. Read More

Feb 11, 2016

Reminder to protect pets as cold temperatures spread through the county and region.  Read More

Feb 10, 2016

Applicants needed for Animal Services Hearing Panel Pool Read More

Feb 09, 2016

Orange County Animal Services continues to experience a phone outage. Read More

Feb 08, 2016

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Training Course begins on March 1, 2016.  Read More

Feb 08, 2016

County Commissioner Chair Earl McKee shares some important points about 2017 Tax Revaluation.  Read More

Feb 05, 2016

Orange County Arts Commission presents local artists with Fall 2015 Arts Grants.  Read More

Feb 05, 2016

Summary of Orange County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, February 2, 2016, meeting. Read More

Feb 05, 2016

Animal Services and the Solid Waste Management Department are experiencing a phone outage. Read More

Feb 05, 2016

Information sessions will be held to explain the new policy or Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) recipients. Read More

Feb 05, 2016

Emergency Medical Services promotes two Paramedics to the position of Field Training Officer. Read More

Feb 04, 2016

Changes have been made to the 2016 Board of Orange County Commissioners meeting schedule. Read More

Feb 04, 2016

Orange County 4-H is accepting registration for its annual five week Summer Sizzle Camp. Read More

Feb 04, 2016

Orange County Arts Commission will sponsor the next Artists' Salon on Friday, February 19. Read More

Feb 02, 2016

Animal Services to host annual “Spay Neuter Day” on Wednesday, February 24, in Chapel Hill. Read More

Feb 02, 2016

Applicants Needed for Hillsborough Board of Adjustment Read More

Feb 01, 2016

Arts Commission joins national study measuring the economic impact of nonprofit arts. Read More

Jan 27, 2016

All seniors invited to attend “Sweetheart Ball” at the Seymour Center on Friday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m.

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Jan 26, 2016

Orange County Senior Centers will open at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26. Read More

Jan 26, 2016

Urban and Rural curbside recycling collections schedule changes, due to the weather.  Read More

Jan 25, 2016

Orange County Board of Commissioners meeting summary from Thursday, January 21, 2016. Read More

Jan 25, 2016

Department on Aging invites the public to experience the Big Easy, Hillsborough style. Read More

Jan 22, 2016

Residents should be prepared with an emergency kit and a plan in advance of the winter storm season. Read More

Jan 22, 2016

Animal Services reminds citizens to protect pets and livestock as temperatures drop.  Read More

Jan 21, 2016

Orange County forecast calls for less than a 1/2 inch of snow today between 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Read More

Jan 21, 2016

Applicants Needed for Chapel Hill Board of Adjustment Read More

Jan 21, 2016

Curbside recycling is expanding to the unincorporated portion of Orange County.  Read More

Jan 21, 2016

Nominations for direct care workers will be accepted starting on Monday, February 1. Read More

Jan 21, 2016

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Seymour Center on Thursday, February 4, at 2:30 p.m. 

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Jan 21, 2016

Orange County offices will be closed on Friday, January 22, due to the winter weather. Read More

Jan 18, 2016

FREE electronic filing of federal and state tax returns available to eligible residents.

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Jan 18, 2016

Information sessions to explain policy changes for Food and Nutrition Services.  Read More

Jan 18, 2016

County offices will be closed Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Read More

Jan 14, 2016

Applicants Needed for Orange County Planning Board Hillsborough Township

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Jan 08, 2016

Voluntary Agricultural Districts are growing in Orange County. Learn about the benefits of the program. Read More

Jan 06, 2016

Orange County Needs Applicants for Chapel Hill Planning Commission Read More

Jan 06, 2016

Orange County Arts Commission announces Katy Munger as the region's 2016 Piedmont Laureate. Read More

Jan 05, 2016

Applicants Needed for Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee Read More

Jan 04, 2016

Applicants Needed for Chapel Hill Board of Adjustment Read More

Dec 31, 2015

County sign naming/slogan contest generates more than 600 slogan submissions. Read More

Dec 31, 2015

Letter to the Editor: Chair Earl McKee extends condolences to the family of Maleah Williams.  Read More

Dec 30, 2015

Several areas in southern Orange County are impacted by rising water. NEVER drive through flood waters! Read More

Dec 29, 2015

OC Chapter of NCCU to host MLK Celebration at Central Orange Senior Center on January 15.  Read More

Dec 29, 2015

Start the new year with less stress by attending “Stress Management: The Mindfulness Way.” Read More

Dec 28, 2015

“Senior Co-housing: Thriving in Community” seminar taking place on Thursday, January 14. Read More

Dec 25, 2015

Administrative offices will close from December 23 – December 25, in observance of Christmas holiday. Read More

Dec 22, 2015

River Park closed in the sections closest to the Eno River, due to the rising waters.  Read More

Dec 19, 2015

McKee re-elected Chair of Orange County Board of Commissioners. Read More

Dec 18, 2015

Orange County Animal Services has begun its annual ‘Home for the Holidays’ campaign. Read More

Dec 18, 2015

DSS is requesting donations and volunteers for the Toy Chest event on December 19 and December 20.  Read More

Dec 17, 2015

Cancelation: Open House to solicit public comment about proposed new airport regulations in Orange County. Read More

Dec 16, 2015

Summary of Board of Orange County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, December 15, in Chapel Hill. Read More

Dec 16, 2015

Changes to 2016 Medicare Parts A and B effect deductibles, co-pays and out-of-pocket maximums.

 
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Dec 15, 2015

Triangle Sportsplex celebrates 10 years with plaque dedication in Hillsborough. Read More

Dec 15, 2015

Public Hearing to obtain citizen comments regarding the housing and community development needs.  Read More

Dec 11, 2015

Orange County Public Library accepting food and toy donations in exchange for reduced fines. Read More

Dec 10, 2015

Summary of the Orange County Board of Commissioners met on Monday, December 7, 2015. Read More

Dec 08, 2015

Orange County works with law enforcement to save residents who overdose on pain killers and heroin. Read More

Dec 08, 2015

The nomination deadline for the 2015 Pauli Murray Human Relations Awards is extended to December 18. Read More

Dec 04, 2015

Outside agencies or non-profits are encouraged to submit applications for General Fund appropriations. Read More

Nov 25, 2015

Applicants Needed for Orange County Arts Commission Read More

Nov 25, 2015

Orange County is offering several special programs in December at the Main Library in Hillsborough Read More

Nov 24, 2015

Orange County Emergency Services reminds residents to stay safe during the holidays. Read More

Nov 19, 2015

“Healthy Living Series: Your Passport to Good Health” gets underway on December 8, at the Seymour Center. Read More

Nov 18, 2015

Press conference to announce $900,000 grant and the launch of first Dementia-Friendly community initiative.   Read More

Nov 16, 2015

Department on Aging invites the community to attend the annual Veterans’ Wall of Honor ceremony. Read More

Nov 16, 2015

The next Aging in Community seminar is entitled, THE REAL DEAL on New Housing Models.” Read More

Nov 12, 2015

Orange County has been working to expand Internet service in underserved areas of the County. Read More

Nov 11, 2015

Veterans are invited to a breakfast hosted in their honor on Wednesday, November 11, at 8:30 a.m. Read More

Nov 10, 2015

County administrative offices will close November 26 - November 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Read More

Nov 06, 2015

Assembly of Governments Meeting Postponed Read More

Nov 04, 2015

Orange County wins Smart Fleet Leader Award presented by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center. Read More

Nov 02, 2015

Know the legal requirements and responsibilities of using dogs and guns to hunt deer. Read More

Oct 30, 2015

Orange County Public Transportation announces Park & Ride and OPT route changes. Read More

Oct 30, 2015

Change the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors on Sunday, November 1.  Read More

Oct 28, 2015

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list will be open from October 30 – November 2, 2015. Read More

Oct 28, 2015

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House for Skills Development / NCWorks Career Center. Read More

Oct 28, 2015

Feature: County's Small Business Loan Program generates buzz for local barbershop. Read More

Oct 27, 2015

Board of Orange County Commissioners Special Meeting Notice for November 2, 2015. Read More

Oct 27, 2015

The public is invited to attend an evening of glamour and entertainment at the “Holiday Fashion Gala.” 

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Oct 23, 2015

Orange County hosting a free seminar in November entitled, "Writing an Effective Business Plan." Read More

Oct 21, 2015

Summary of the Orange County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, October 20. Read More

Oct 21, 2015

Human Relations Commission accepting nominations for 2015 Pauli Murray Awards. Read More

Oct 21, 2015

Orange County Board of Elections introduces new voting system into all Orange County precincts.  Read More

Oct 20, 2015

County will continue its low-cost and no-cost Spay/Neuter Program despite State changes. Read More

Oct 19, 2015

Free confidential memory screenings available during National Memory Screening Week. Read More

Oct 19, 2015

Free wellness clinics are open as part of One-Stop-Shop services that support adults age 60 and older. Read More

Oct 19, 2015

Celebrate our veterans at the first ever Veterans’ Music Fest, featuring live music and a food truck rodeo.  Read More

Oct 19, 2015

Applicants Needed for Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee Read More

Oct 16, 2015

Orange County Arts Commission raffle ticket sales to benefit Arts in Education grant program. Read More

Oct 15, 2015

County will host the annual Halloween Spooktacular event on Saturday, October 24. Read More

Oct 15, 2015

Orange County Cheese makers are front and center at the 2015 North Carolina State Fair competition.  Read More

Oct 14, 2015

A holiday craft fundraiser will take place at Central Orange Senior Center on Saturday, November 7.

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Oct 13, 2015

County hires first Criminal Justice Resource Manager. Caitlin Fenhagen will begin on November 2.

 
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Oct 13, 2015

Department of Social Services (DSS) hosting two Foster Parent Recruitment and Orientation sessions. Read More

Oct 08, 2015

Arts Commission invites public to attend reading by 2015 Piedmont Laureate James Maxey.  Read More

Oct 08, 2015

County receives $900,000 grant for additional support and resources to residents with Alzheimer's. Read More

Oct 07, 2015

County names Deputy Chief Dinah Jeffries as Interim Director of Emergency Services Department. Read More

Oct 07, 2015

Summary of the Orange County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, October 6. Read More

Oct 06, 2015

Free “Welcome to Medicare” seminars are open to the public at the Chapel Hill Public Library.

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Oct 06, 2015

“The Five Wishes" presentation explains how to share end-of-life choices with family.

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Oct 05, 2015

Applicants Needed for Orange County Parks and Recreation Council Read More

Oct 05, 2015

Fire Prevention Week is from October 4-10. This year’s theme is, ‘Hear the Beep Where You Sleep.' Read More

Oct 02, 2015

Orange County Emergency Services has partially activated the Emergency Coordination Center. Read More

Oct 02, 2015

Orange County under Wind Advisory until tomorrow morning and Flash Flood Watch through Sunday evening.  Read More

Oct 02, 2015

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month:  reduced adoption fees for all dogs and puppies during October.    Read More

Oct 02, 2015

Orange County Commissioner Penny Rich completes the Advanced Leadership Corps training. Read More

Oct 02, 2015

National Weather Service in Raleigh, extends Flash Flood Watch and Wind Advisory thru Sunday. Read More

Oct 01, 2015

Orange County declares a State of Emergency, due to Hurricane Joaquin. Read More

Sep 30, 2015

Orange County to Host Community Health Listening Sessions hosted by the Health Department. Read More

Sep 30, 2015

Orange County Prepares for Huricane Joaquin. Read More

Sep 25, 2015

Applicants Needed for Orange County Planning Board Read More

Sep 25, 2015

Applicants Needed for Orange County Board of Adjustment Read More

Sep 24, 2015

Two events are scheduled in October for free shredding of confidential paper by residents, businesses and employees.  Read More

Sep 24, 2015

Orange County Arts Commission announces deadline for grant applications for the fall cycle.  Read More

Sep 24, 2015

Extension and Community Association hosting discussions about vision impairment and Alzheimer's prevention. Read More

Sep 24, 2015

Orange County Animal Services Department addresses pet overpopulation by hosting “Spay Neuter Day.”   Read More

Sep 24, 2015

Community members witha military connection are invited to attend the Veterans Benefit Clinic. Read More

Sep 24, 2015

Long-term care agencies in Orange County receive quality service award. Read More

Sep 23, 2015

Public hearings are coming up on the (DEIS) for the Durham-Orange Light Rail Project.   Read More

Sep 22, 2015

Verizon and Time Warner cellular and phone service have been restored in Orange County. Read More

Sep 22, 2015

Public invited to take a Greenway Field Trip and observe the beauty of Mother Nature. Read More

Sep 21, 2015

Sue Kinzer's watercolor art will be displayed at Central Orange Senior Center October 5 - November 30.

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Sep 21, 2015

Verizon and Time Warner are experiencing a disruption in phone/cell services. Read More

Sep 18, 2015

Spring 2015 arts grant recipients were recognized during the September 15, Board of County Commissioners meeting. Read More

Sep 18, 2015

The Federal Transit Administration has awarded GoTriangle a $1.7 million dollar grant. Read More

Sep 18, 2015

Board of Commissioners meeting summary from September 15, at the So. Human Services Center in Chapel Hill.  Read More

Sep 18, 2015

The County is hosting a free seminar entitled, “What’s up Doc? Take Charge of Your Health.”  Read More

Sep 18, 2015

Orange County Public Library Main Library hosting a Q&A for aspiring writers. Read More

Sep 17, 2015

Orange County announces Gary Donaldson will join the administrative team as the new Chief Financial Officer.   Read More

Sep 15, 2015

The Orange County Department on Aging to offer the AARP Smart Driver Safety Course. Read More

Sep 12, 2015

Applications being accepted for the Orange County Jury Commission. Volunteer today!

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Sep 10, 2015

Orange County Health Department receives innovation award for its Naloxone Access Program. Read More

Sep 09, 2015

Board of Orange County Commissioners invites public comment, on proposed bond referendum.  Read More

Sep 09, 2015

Aging in Community series continues with Making it Happen, Reimagining Your Neighborhood.” Read More

Sep 09, 2015

National Falls Prevention Awareness Day is on Wednesday, September 23: free screenings available. Read More

Sep 09, 2015

The Seymour Center will display art from David Sovero and his students starting September 14. 

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Sep 09, 2015

Grandparents can learn magic tricks that will amaze grandkids and impress friends. Read More

Sep 08, 2015

Orange County Animal Services will host its annual Dog Swim on Sunday, September 13. Read More

Sep 08, 2015

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) basic training will begin on September 22. Sign up today! Read More

Sep 03, 2015

Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit public information sessions being held in September. Read More

Sep 03, 2015

Social Services to host a Foster Parent Recruitment and Orientation session. Read More

Aug 31, 2015

Residents invited to participate in two upcoming composting classes in Orange County. Read More

Aug 31, 2015

Pet licensing fee waived for sterilized pets belonging to residents on public assistance. Read More

Aug 28, 2015

County selects Moseley Architects of Charlotte to design the new Orange County Detention Facility.  Read More

Aug 28, 2015

Applications being accepted for volunteers to the Orange County Planning Board.   Read More

Aug 28, 2015

More than 45 potential employers planning to participate in upcoming Job and Resource Fair. Read More

Aug 28, 2015

Applications being accepted for volunteers to the Mebane Planning Board. Read More

Aug 28, 2015

The Friends of the Orange County Public Library is hosting its fall book sale and book readings by three local authors.  Read More

Aug 28, 2015

Orange County Animal Services has received its seventh positive rabies test result of the year. Read More

Aug 28, 2015

Orange County will close its administrative offices on Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day.  Read More

Aug 28, 2015

Here’s what’s happening This Week in Orange County. Read More

Aug 27, 2015

Residents and reading clubs  are invited to participate in the Community Read discussion taking place in March, 2016.  Read More

Aug 25, 2015

Orange County Human Relations Commission invites the community to celebrate Constitution & Citizenship Day. Read More

Aug 24, 2015

September is National Library Card month and the Orange County Public Library is promoting free library cards. Read More

Aug 21, 2015

Here’s what’s happening This Week in Orange County. Read More

Aug 19, 2015

Orange County Department on Aging offers Spanish Social Club for older adults, of Latino descent. Read More

Aug 19, 2015

Attend a special evening with Chief John “Black-feather” Jeffries of the Occaneechi Saponi Indian Tribe. Read More

Aug 19, 2015

Orange County Department on Aging will co-host  a free “Welcome to Medicare” seminar. Read More

Aug 19, 2015

Orange County Animal Services has received its sixth positive rabies test result of the year. Read More

Aug 18, 2015

The Orange County Department on Aging invites the public to experience dining in The Land of Oz. Read More

Aug 18, 2015

Orange County Department on Aging to host free wellness series entitled, “From the Health Expert.” Read More

Aug 18, 2015

Orange County Arts Commission invites public to visit its new Web site at www.artsorange.org  Read More

Aug 17, 2015

Orange County Arts Commission invites the community to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Read More