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Posted on: February 3, 2023

Animal Shelter nearing capacity for dogs; urgent adoptions needed

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Orange County Animal Services (OCAS) has almost reached capacity for housing dogs at their facility in Chapel Hill. They are asking for assistance from anyone currently able to adopt a dog. 

"Unfortunately, dog adoptions at OCAS were slower i...

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Applicants Needed For Orange County Volunteer Boards And Commissions

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One of the ways residents can have a positive impact on the future of Orange County is to serve on a volunteer board or commission. The Orange County Board of Commissioners is currently recruiting applicants for the following boards and commissions:

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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Economic Development offers suite of tools for small business owners through SizeUp

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Orange County Economic Development and SizeUp have partnered to provide local businesses and entrepreneurs in Orange County the tools they need to expand an existing company or open a new business.

SizeUp’s suite of tools provide small businesses...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Public Hearing set for Feb. 7 on FY24 Community Transportation Program Application

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This is to inform the public that a public hearing will be held on the proposed FY2024 Community Transportation Program Application to be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Transportation no later than February 8, 2023. The public hearing will ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Orange County Ag Summit, Growing Fresh Futures, scheduled for Feb. 20

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As world leaders address the challenge of feeding the earth’s growing population, Orange County is providing entrepreneurs with both the inspiration and the resources to find solutions.

Each year, Orange County and its North Carolina Cooperative Extension ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

OWASA solar array funded by Orange County Climate Action Grant

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The fourth and largest of OWASA’s solar arrays is officially online and producing clean energy at Cane Creek Reservoir. 

The Cane Creek Reservoir solar array project was the recipient of a $75,000 grant from the Orange County Climate Act...

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