News Flash

Aging

3 Stories
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Orange County to host Brain Health Academy

Photo of older couple examining paperwork

The Orange County Department on Aging is proud to present the Brain Health Academy, a six-week educational program on achieving a healthy lifestyle and overall brain health.

The Academy will take place at the Seymour Center in Chapel Hill from 6:30 – 8:30 ...

Read on...

Aging
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Local athletes win at National Senior Games

Senior Games Logo

Fifteen local athletes participated in the National Senior Games competition held in Albuquerque, NM, on June 14-25, 2019. They were 15 of 492 North Carolina athletes to attend Nationals which had nearly 14,000 athletes from across the country.

Athletes in...

Read on...

Aging
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Orange County announces recipients of 2019 Direct Care Worker Outstanding Service Awards

Photo of Rodah Samuel

Orange County Department on Aging and the Senior Health Advocacy and Resource Partners of Orange County (SHARP) honored 31 individuals for their outstanding service in long-term care on May 9 during the SHARP Direct Care Worker Award ceremony.

This event r...

Read on...

Aging

News Flash

Posted on: July 13, 2018

The Animal Services Department

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...

Read More

Learn More Animal Services - Mission Statement

News Flash

Posted on: August 1, 2018

County Government Academy

Class Members in the Budget Simulation

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..

Additional Info... Community Relations

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Home

3 Stories
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Stay connected!

Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

Read on...

Home
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Keep in Touch

Stay in touch with us by following us on Twitter, becoming our friend on Facebook, or subscribing to one of our RSS Feeds.

Home
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

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...

Read on...

Home

News Flash

Posted on: May 17, 2019

Orange County Animal Services reminds pet owners to exercise caution during hot weather

Cat_Dog

Orange County Animal Services reminds residents to be mindful of pets during the hot temperatures that arrive with our summer season. This weekend, temperatures in our area will reach 90 degrees. Knowing the dangers for pets is a critical part of responsi...

Read on...

Home - Community Corner - Spotlight On...

News Flash

Posted on: August 20, 2019

Orange County to host Brain Health Academy

Photo of older couple examining paperwork

The Orange County Department on Aging is proud to present the Brain Health Academy, a six-week educational program on achieving a healthy lifestyle and overall brain health.

The Academy will take place at the Seymour Center in Chapel Hill from 6:30 &nd...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Library card sign-up month promises time with local authors

Lee Smith photograph

The Orange County Public Library announces a new twist on National Library Card Sign-up Month. Anyone who signs up for or renews a library card between September 1-30, will be entered into a drawing to have tea with Lee Smith or an ice cream sundae with J...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Board of Elections seeking public comment on proposed precinct changes

Vote Here icon

To improve the Election Day voting experience for Orange County residents, the Board of Elections is considering several changes to precinct lines in Orange County.

"Pursuant to Session Law 2019-16, the Orange County Board of Elections has taken up an...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Coordinated rescue mission finds missing Chapel Hill woman alive

Photo of missing woman being loaded onto ambulance

A coordinated effort led by Orange County Emergency Services and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office resulted in a happy ending in the search for a missing Chapel Hill woman. More than 300 people from 36 different agencies, including trained pers...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Animal Services offers grant program

Cat_Dog

Orange County Animal Services is offering The Pat Sanford Animal Welfare Grant, a program to support animal welfare initiatives and projects in Orange County, thanks to a generous donation from Friends of Orange County Animal Shelter for that purpose. Thi...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Elusive emu evades capture, becomes international sensation

Photo of the loose emu

A wandering emu has eluded capture for weeks in Orange County, staying steps ahead of efforts to corral the flightless bird.

Orange County Animal Services Director Bob Marotto says Animal Control officers respond to sightings of the emu as they are reporte...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: July 2, 2019

OCES offers tips for those working outside in extreme heat

thermometer graphic

The National Weather Service is advising that the heat index could be more than 100 degrees this throughout this week. For residents who must work outdoors, it is important to pay attention to the heat index and how hot it will "feel" at a given...

Read on...

Read on... Home - News & Events
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Process for Allocating ¼ cent Tax Increase Dedicated to Climate Change Mitigation

Board of Orange County Commissioners 2019

The Board of Orange County Commissioners (BOCC) have received several communications asking how the quarter-cent property tax increase dedicated to Climate Change Mitigation will be allocated. The BOCC directed the County Manager as part of their approval...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Orange County Animal Services reminds pet owners to exercise caution during hot weather

Cat_Dog

Orange County Animal Services reminds residents to be mindful of pets during the hot temperatures that arrive with our summer season. This weekend, temperatures in our area will reach 90 degrees. Knowing the dangers for pets is a critical part of responsi...

Read on...

Home - News & Events
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Watch for I-40/85 Lane Closures During Road Work in Alamance, Orange Counties

NCDOT Logo

BURLINGTON (NC DOT PRESS RELEASE) -- Resurfacing work will require overnight lane closures for several months along Interstate 40/85 in Alamance and Orange counties.

Starting Sunday night, May 12, resurfacing operations will begin on I-40/85 between N.C. 5...

Read on...

Home - News & Events

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 20, 2019

It's School Time!

Website version of School newsletter header

Libraries offer materials and experiences that foster a life-long love of learning. As such, we are part of the Orange County community's educational ecosystem. In addition we provide special no-fine accounts to school students and staff. 

Student...

Read on...

Library - News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Preservation at the Library

Preservation poster

So, here in Orange County, we love our history and it's a rich one at that. We're home to the nation's first public university. Hillsborough was a hotbed of activity during the Revolutionary War. And, we have farms dating back 200+ years. 

Part of...

Read on...

Library - News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

We've Redecorated

New computer area at Main

On the 2nd floor of the Main Library, we have computers, printers, and copiers -- all the tools you need to get work done! Over the last couple of weeks, we've made some changes to the layout of our public computer terminal area. The changes allow custome...

Read on...

Library - News

News Flash

News Flash