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  1. Press Release - COVID-19 Outbreak in Orange County COFEMS

    The Orange County Fire & EMS Department (COFEMS) is currently experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak as defined by the Virginia Department of Health. Read on...
  2. Press Release - Gordonsville Branch Library Closed on Mondays

    Orange County, VA – The Gordonsville Branch Library will be closed on Mondays effective immediately due to a staffing shortage. Read on...
  3. Press Release - Second Round of Orange County Wireless Hotspot Project Go Live

    Orange County, VA – Orange County in partnership with FiberLync, the operating entity of the Orange County Broadband Authority, will activate the second group of wireless hot spots for use on Friday, November 20, 2020. Read on...
  4. Orange County Courthouse Closed November 17, 2020

    The Orange County Courthouse will be closed effective at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, November 16, 2020 through Tuesday, November 17, 2020. The Courthouse will reopen for business as scheduled on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Read on...
  5. Press Release - Orange County Insight Newsletter Goes Digital

    Orange County, VA - The Orange County Communications Department is encouraging citizens, business owners, and employees to sign up for notifications for the new County newsletter, Orange County Insight. Read on...
  6. Press Release - Orange County Treasurer's Office to Reopen to the Public

    The Orange County Treasurer’s Office will reopen to the public effective Wednesday, November 18, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with the office closing from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch each day. Read on...
  7. Press Release - Orange County Wireless Hotspot Project Goes Live

    Orange County, VA – Orange County in partnership with FiberLync, the operating entity of the Orange County Broadband Authority, will activate the first group of wireless hot spots for use on Friday, November 13, 2020. Read on...
  8. Press Release - 2nd Round of "Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant" Awards $194,000

    Orange County Economic Development is pleased to announce the second Round of Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant awards. Twenty-three (23) Orange County organizations were awarded a total of $194,000, from this round of funding. Read on...
  9. County Offices Closing in Observance of Thanksgiving Holiday

    Orange County Offices will close at noon on Wednesday, November 25, 2020, will be closed on Thursday, November 26, and Friday, November 27, 2019 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Read on...
  10. Press Release - Orange County Economic Development & Tourism Kick-Off Shop Local Passport Event

    As a component of our “Orange is Retail Ready Campaign,” the Orange County Office of Economic Development encourages our community to shop local, by participating in the Orange County Small Business Passport Event. Read on...
  11. Press Release - Orange County Economic Development Launches "Orange County is Retail Ready"

    Orange County Economic Development, is launching a new campaign, “Orange County is Retail Ready,” to support consumer-facing businesses this holiday season. Read on...
  12. Press Release - County-Wide Tobacco-Free Signage Now Posted at Lake of the Woods

    Following the installation of tobacco-free signage at all County and municipally-owned parks in Orange County, the Lake of the Woods Board of Directors installed “Tobacco-Free Play Zone” signage at seven of the playgrounds located in the community. Read on...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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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  2. Tue, Dec 1

    OCPR Gingerbread House Contest Entry Forms Deadline Our gingerbread house contest returns in partnersh...
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  4. Tue, Dec 1

    OCPR Fall Tai Chi at Booster Tai Chi continues this fall outdoors at Booster Pa...
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