Symphony at Shangri La


Wonderful weather helped bring an incredible crowd to see the Symphony of Southeast Texas perform at Shangri la Sunday afternoon.  It also gave people a chance to see the Scarecrow Festival which will be available for visitors all week. ...

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Lions Donate 638 pounds of Food


Orange County Sheriff Lion Keith Merritt and 2015 carnival chairman Lion Rusty Honeycutt delivered 638 pounds of canned goods that were donated during the 76th annual Orange Lions Charity Carnival to Orange Christian Services. ...

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First Christian Celebrates 130 Years

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A colorful stained-glass window of Jesus with opened arms welcomes people to services at First Christian Church in Orange. But members of the church didn’t always have such artwork for worship. Back in 1885, when Orange was a small village and the church organized, members were baptized in the Sabine River. From that simple beginning, ...

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BC Library Donates


Stephanie Sonnier  (pictured on left) from Complete Staffing, is picking up the donations from K’Lynn Ess, children’s librarian. The donations were collected from generous patrons of the Bridge City Public Library and will be sent to the Girl’s Haven in Beaumont. The library is pleased with the response and thanks everyone who participated. ...

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State Rep Opens Office

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State Representative Dade Phelan officially opened his district office Monday in Mauriceville with a good crowd of local leaders to celebrate the opening of the office on Highway 62. Phelan a real estate developer in Beaumont is a Republican in District 21 of the Texas Legislature which includes Orange County. The ribbon cutting ceremony took ...

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LCM Class of 76


The LCM Class of 1976 is hosting a “Remembering Rick Smith Re-Union” to honor and celebrate the life of Rick who passed away Oct 5th after losing his battle to cancer.  It will be held at the Capistrano Club in Orange. Saturday, October 17th from 6:30pm until 11:00pm. Former coaches, teammates, teachers, and all are welcome ...

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T2 Rodeo Arena Holds Ribbon Cutting

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The Chamber held a ribbon cutting for the T2 Tin Top Arena, located on Old Peveto Rd.  For more info click here       ...

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Check Presented

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Members of the Orange Peel Out Car Club presented a check for $5500 to Brian Avila and Erin Kennedy for medical expenses. The money was raised during their car show a few weeks ago. President Mary Murray and VP Mike Comeaux thank everyone that was involved in the event. ...

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Redfish Tournament Coming


The Stark Culture Venues will be the major sponsor for the professional redfish tournament to be held in Orange April 7, 8, 9 and 10. A media conference was held earlier Tuesday afternoon at the Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce office to announce the Yellowfin Redfish Elite championship. It will be the first major ...

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New Business

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The Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Horizon Family Practice and Geriatrics.  Nurse Practitioners Laura Moore and Micca Riedel take great pride in knowing their patients and taking care of them for many years to come. Care visits, well woman visits, physicals,  chronic issues and joint pain are just ...

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