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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Barboursville Park Playground Closed

Barboursville Park Playground CLOSED - Due to unforeseen equipment malfunction, the Barboursville Park Playground located at 5260 Governor Barbour Street, Barboursville, VA 22923 is closed until further notice. Park renovations are expected to begin in la...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Receives GFOA Certificate of Achievement

Orange County, VA – The Orange County Finance Department is pleased to announce it has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the comprehensive...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Office on Youth Offers Restorative Justice Facilitator Training

Orange County, VA – The Orange County Office on Youth is excited to announce a two-day Restorative Justice Facilitator Training December 8th and 9th, 2020. The training will be held locally and is free to all participants due to the award of an ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

DEA Take Back Events - October 24, 2020

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. The next Take Back Day is being held on Saturday, October 24, 2020. Several businesses, the Orange County Sheriff...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Press Release - Barboursville Community Park Playground To Close for Renovations

Orange County, VA – 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 Capi...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

News Flash - 2020 Personal Property & Second Half Real Estate Taxes Due December 7, 2020

2020 Personal Property and Second Half Real Estate Taxes have been mailed. If you have not received your bill, please call the Orange County Treasurer's Office at (540) 672-2656. 

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Workforce Center Reopens By Appointment Only

Orange County, VA – After temporarily closing its doors to ensure the health and safety of patrons and staff, the Orange Workforce Center has reopened, on an appointment only basis.  The Center located at 127 Belleview Avenue, Orange, V...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Press Release - Treasurer's Office Recognized for Achieving Accreditation

Orange County, VA – The Orange County, Virginia Treasurer’s Office received accreditation from the Treasurer’s Association of Virginia (TAV) on May 19, 2020.

 The Office Accreditation program is a voluntary profession...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Department of Social Services 2020 Christmas Gift Programs

Orange County, VA – 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.

Applications a...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

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.

The program wi...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

County Offices Closing in Observance of Columbus Day

Orange County Offices, the Landfill, and Collection Sites will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2020, in observance of Columbus Day.

All will re-open at their normal operating schedule on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. 

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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Press Release - Second Round of "Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant"

Orange County, VA – Orange County is pleased to announce a second round of the Bounce Back Orange County Small Business Grant program, aimed to provide immediate relief to small business owners, private schools, and non-profits througho...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Department of Social Services Announces CARES Act Fund Program

Orange County, VA – The Orange County Department of Social Services (OCDSS) announces the launch of the CARES Act Fund Program, that uses funds provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The program is designed a ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Voting Information and Deadlines

Orange County, VA – 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. All voters are encouraged to check...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Offering PPE Kits for Small Businesses

Orange County, VA – Starting in mid-September, Orange County Economic Development will offer small businesses and non-profits, with fifty (50) employees or fewer, free personal protective equipment (PPE) kits in an effort to enhance support to o...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Press Release - Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant Awards

Orange County, VA –Orange County Economic Development Office is pleased to announce grant awards totaling $277,725.50, to thirty-nine (39) business and non-profit organizations through the Bounce Back Orange Small Business Grant program. &nb...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Libraries Alter Hours to the Public

Orange County, VA – The Orange County Public Libraries are closing to the public thirty (30) minutes earlier each day. The libraries are prioritizing customer safety and want to thoroughly clean each evening to ensure the facilities are ready to...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Press Release - Orange County Tourism Hosts "Movies Under the Stars"

Orange County, VA – Orange County Tourism in partnership with the Orange Volunteer Fire Company and the Gordonsville Volunteer Fire Company will host “Movies Under the Stars” in the Towns of Orange and Gordonsville. &ldqu...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Press Release - Office on Youth Receives Department of Criminal Justice Services Grant Award

Orange County, VA – 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 to provide local facilitator training for the Thinking for a Change...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

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). The public is advised to avoid contact with the lake in these areas un...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

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. Starting approximately April 7, 2020, motorists should expect intermittent daytime flaggi...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

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 Highway) and Route 231 (Blue Ridge Turnpike) in Orange Coun...

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