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Posted on: May 26, 2016

Press Release - Governor McAuliffe Announces Crowdsourcing Initiative to Map Broadband Access

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today a new statewide initiative to better understand where Virginia has the largest gaps in broadband coverage. The Governor announced the initiative at a ceremony to sign House Bill 912, which clarifies and improves t...Read on...

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Posted on: May 20, 2016

County Offices Closing in Observance of the Memorial Day Holiday

Orange County Offices, the Landfill and Collection Sites will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. County Offices will resume their normal operating schedule on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Press Release - Governor McAuliffe Announces 56 New Jobs in Orange County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Lohmann Specialty Coatings LLC, a subsidiary of Lohmann Corporation and Subsidiaries, will invest $6.7 million to expand its manufacturing operation in Orange County. The company, which manufactures adhesive b...Read on...

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

Press Release - Orange County Works to Grow Economy

Folklore says that President James Madison loved craft beer so much, he once tried to appoint a Secretary of Beer to his cabinet. Hundreds of years later and on recommendation of Virginia Tech’s Office of Economic Development (OED), the Montpelier Foundat...Read on...

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Posted on: May 11, 2016

Press Release - Gordonsville Hosts 4th Annual Fried Chicken Festival

Orange County, VA – The Town of Gordonsville will once again be host to a festival that beckons back to a significant part of the Town’s history and heritage. Gordonsville is famous for its fried chicken and the heritage of local African-American women, k...Read on...

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

Press Release - Orange Downtown Alliance to Host 2nd Annual Spring Kids Festival

Orange County, VA – On Saturday, May 21, 2016, downtown Orange will come alive with smiles and laughter at the 2nd Annual Spring Kids Festival. Presented by the Orange Downtown Alliance, the event is free and open to the public and will take place from 11...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2016

East Orange Ruritan Club to Sponsor Electronic Items Collection Event

The East Orange Ruritan Club, in partnership with the Orange County Litter Control Committee and Goodwill Industries, will offer an electronic items collection event on Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Clean clothing and shoes in good ...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2016

Press Release - Orange County Economic Development Authority Adopts Strategic Plan

On March 15, 2016, the Orange County Economic Development Authority adopted a five (5) year Strategic Plan, outlining the department’s goals and strategies. After a year-long collaboration with various stakeholder groups, a long compilation of ideas were ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 11, 2016

Press Release - Office On Youth Spring Program Offerings

The Orange County Office on Youth is pleased to announce its vast spring program offerings. With the assistance of grant funding for parenting programs, as well as grant funding from the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth, the Office on Youth will offe...Read on...

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Posted on: February 5, 2016

Press Release - Orange County Launches New YouTube Channel

Orange County is proud to announce the launch of its new YouTube Channel for the purpose of archiving Board of Supervisors meeting videos and making the videos available for viewing by the public.

With the approval of the Board of Supervisors, the new ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 27, 2016

Election Officers Needed For The 2016 Election Cycle

The Orange County Office of Voter Registration and Elections is looking for Election Officers to serve on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Qualifications:

• Must be a registered voter of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
• Cannot hold ele...Read on...

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