ORANGE COUNTY – Orange County citizens can have a positive impact on the future of the county by volunteering to serve on a variety of advisory boards and commission.  The volunteers are appointed by the County Board of Commissioners and have an opportunity to influence the way of life in Orange County.

Currently, there is an opening on the Orange County Board of Health for an At-Large board member and a dentist.

If you are interested, apply at


The Orange County Department of Aging would like anyone concerned about memory loss to take advantage of a free confidential Memory Screening Tuesday, November 19.

The screening sites are Seymour Center at 2551 Homestead Road in Chapel Hill from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and the Central Orange Senior Center at 103 Meadowlands Drive in Hillsborough from 10 am until 1 pm.

To register for a screening at either location, call (919) 968-2070.


The Orange County Department on Aging is inviting Orange County residents to attend the final installment of discussions that explore alternative housing options for seniors as part of its Master Aging Plan.

The conclusion of a three-part lecture will be a discussion tomorrow (Tuesday, November 19) at 6:30 pm.  It will be held at the Central Orange Senior Center.

The series is free and open to the public.  Doors open at 5:45 pm.