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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...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

County Government Academy

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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..

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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...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Library bids farewell to longtime employee

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For 20 years, Andrea Tullos has been a key employee at the Orange County Public Library. On Friday, Nov. 22, she will be moving back to Louisiana and embarking on a new adventure! We sat with her for a bit and chatted about her time with us.

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Community forum to examine Criminal Justice Reform in Orange County

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Jonathan Rapping, a nationally renowned criminal justice innovator who is the founder and president of Gideon’s Promise, will be the keynote speaker at a community forum on Criminal Justice Reform efforts in Orange County, The event will be held...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Registration for the PLANT Beginning Farmer Class is Open

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The 13th annual beginning farmer class, PLANT (People Learning Agriculture Now for Tomorrow), starts Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. This class covers many production and business related topics for aspiring farmers (see below).  Each class meets for thr...

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Posted on: December 4, 2019

Two new projects analyze state of local environment, emphasize conservation

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A State of the Environment report for Orange County and the Eno-New Hope Landscape Conservation Plan were released Wednesday, Dec. 4, at an Environmental Summit hosted by Orange County and the Eno-New Hope Landscape Conservation Group. The summit brought ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

Rich re-elected Chair, Price re-elected as Vice Chair

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The leadership of the Orange County Board of Commissioners will have a familiar look in 2020. Penny Rich was unanimously re-elected as Chair of the Orange County Board of Commissioners for 2020 during Monday night's meeting. She will serve her second term...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

County expands "Glass on the Side" program

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For Immediate releaseContact: Orange County Solid Waste Management (919) 968-2788recycling@organgecountync.govOrange County Solid Waste Management has installed new dumpsters to collect source-separated glass bottles and jars at the Eubanks Road and Fergu...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Housing & Community Development issues RFP for professional services

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The Orange County Department of Housing and Community Development is soliciting Request for Proposals from qualified individuals and planning consulting firms to provide professional services in the preparation of the Orange County HOME Consortium&rsq...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Unexpected repairs force closure of Link Building on Nov. 22

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The John M. Link, Jr., Government Center will close to the public at the close of business on Friday, Nov. 22, due to unexpected repairs. Several Orange County departments will relocate to other county facilities or temporary office space while the buildi...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Well selects location in Chapel Hill for Operations & Corporate Center

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Governor Roy Cooper, the Town of Chapel Hill and Orange County announced today (Tuesday, Nov. 19) that Well will invest $3 million to establish a new operations and corporate center in Chapel Hill that will create about 400 high-paying jobs over five year...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Animal Services offers information about deer hunting with dogs

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Orange County Animal Services is preparing for hunting season for deer by promoting awareness of the legal requirements and responsibilities of using dogs and guns to hunt deer.

The season opens on Saturday, November 16, and ends on January 1. At the direc...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Commissioners approve project to provide affordable studio space for artists at Eno River Mill

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A lack of infrastructure and equitable access are two primary barriers for a healthy creative ecosystem for Orange County artists and residents, but a new project approved by the Orange County Board of Commissioners seeks to remedy those issues.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Commissioners adopt proclamation in remembrance of 400th anniversary of slavery

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The Orange County Board of Commissioners adopted a proclamation at its Sept. 3 meeting declaring Aug. 1, 2019, through July 31, 2020, as a year of remembrance for the 400th anniversary of unfree Africans first arriving in English North America.

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Hillsborough Candlelight Tour

house tour is Dec 8. The library is a stop. Drop by between 1-5 pm

Enjoy the string ensemble from Eno River Academy and Flauto Dolce from Chapel Hill. Hear readings from Suzanne Adair, Melissa Bourbon and Adam Cheshire. Partake of apple cider and cookies. Our event is free. But wait there’s more!Purchase ticket...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

White List Us, Please!

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Back in November, our catalog vendor moved locations. When that happened, they got a new IP (web server) address. If you've been anticipating emails about holds or reminders about items due, check your email spam or junk mail folders to see if they are th...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

We'll Trade You: Food and Toys for Fines

food and toys for fines, Nov 1 thru Dec 12

It’s that time of year again for Food and Toys for Fines!

When: Monday, November 11th to Friday, December 13th

Where: All library locations: Main, Cybrary, and Carrboro 

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  • One new, unwrapped toy in its original packaging will take off all...
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Posted on: November 18, 2019

Art at the Main Library in Hillsborough

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Joy of Creativity Project: Inspired by Botanicals, is a one-woman show by Beth Palmer, a Durham-based facilitative visual artist and arts educator. The show is up now through the end of December and includes works entitled Finding Peace and My Sunshine Fr...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Volunteers Needed for DSS Annual Holiday Program

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Orange County DSS, in conjunction with Toys for Tots, conducts an annual holiday program to provide toys for children in need throughout Orange County. To ensure success, volunteers are needed each year to help collect toys and aid in the operation of the...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Department of Social Services Holiday Program

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Orange County Department of Social Services (DSS) is rolling out the Marine Toys for Tots program for this holiday season, in partnership with the Orange County Toy Chest Program. The program collects and distributes new, unwrapped toys to vulnerable chil...

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