Joshua D. Stephany, MD Confirmed as Orange County Chief Medical Examiner and Division Manager of the District Nine Medical Examiner’s Office


On June 14, 2016, Joshua D. Stephany, MD was confirmed for a three-year term as the Orange County Chief Medical Examiner and Division Manager of the District Nine Medical Examiner’s Office, which includes Orange and Osceola counties.Previous to his appointment, Dr. Stehany served as Interim Chief Medical Examiner, following the retirement of Dr. Jan Garavaglia…

Tiffany Moore Russell, Orange County Clerk of Courts


Clerk Launches New Website In last month’s Center Court, I shared that my office was putting the final touches on our new myorangeclerk.com website. I am thrilled to report that Friday’s launch of the new site went off without a hitch. As we do after any major project, we will carefully monitor activity to determine…

Orange County Convention Center Finishes Year StrongThe OCCC hosts new and repeat business in Orlando, Florida


The Orange County Convention Center finished the year strong with some major repeat clients such as the PGA Merchandise Show, National Plastics Exposition, Premiere Beauty and International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, along with a few brand new events, including The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, CAMX, Oncology Nurses and Windpower.  Orlando tourism is…

Orange County Recognizes Children for Saving Lives During House Fire


Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Fire Chief Otto Drozd III honored Isiah Francis, 10, and Jeremiah Grimes, 11, at the Board of County Commissioners meeting today for calling 911 and rescuing two small children from a burning home on June 16. The boys each received a Mayor’s Hero Award, an Honorary Firefighter plaque and…

Florida Simulation Summit to be Held September 16 Hosted by Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the National Center for Simulation . Summit de Simulação Florida a ser Realizado no dia 16 de Setembro


Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the National Center for Simulation will host the Florida Simulation Summit to highlight the state’s multi-billion dollar simulation industry and help identify opportunities for businesses to commercialize simulation.  Simulation is a key enabler in a multitude of industries beyond defense, including entertainment, education, healthcare, energy, transportation and manufacturing. Learn…

Orange County Honors Memorial Poppy Day


   On Memorial Poppy Day, the women of American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit 286 Pine Castle met with Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and presented her with the First Poppy of the Year to honor and remember the courageous men and women of the Armed Forces who have made the ultimate sacrifice. Mayor Jacobs also…

Orange County Domestic Violence Commission Seeks to Tighten Laws to Help Save Lives


Orange County leaders are helping to further protect domestic violence survivors. Recently, members of the Orange County Domestic Violence Commission (DVC) outlined two bills for the upcoming legislative session this month that will help save lives. Both the bills are sponsored by Senator David Simmons, (Florida Senate, District 10), who is also the Rules Committee…

Orange County Mayor Hosts 4th Annual Jazz in the Park on March 7th


  Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will host a free evening of Jazz in the Park on Saturday, March 7 (rain date: March 21), from 4 – 7 p.m. at Cypress Grove Park, 290 Holden Ave., Orlando. With promotional support from Jazzy103.com, the event will feature Jazzyway Express, Eastside Combo, and the Dave Capp Project.