News Flash

Posted on: January 4, 2019

Henderson Drive Rehabilitation Progress

Henderson Drive traffic pattern

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - Henderson Drive Project nearing End of Phase 1

Crews working on the three phase project to improve and repave Henderson Drive believe they are a month out from completing Phase 1.

The project was delayed by Hurricane Florence, ext...

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Media Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Jacksonville to Participate in Program to Help Improve Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety

Jacksonville Friends Biking

The NC Department of Transportation has selected Jacksonville to participate in a program that will seek to reduce bicycle and pedestrian crashes.

Several recent incidents with student pedestrians has helped to elevate the need for safety programs. City Tr...

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Learn more about the Watch for Me initiative. Media Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Available at City Hall and the Center for Public Safety

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Passport Services

Business or vacation taking you abroad? The City of Jacksonville is certified through the US Department of State as a Passport Acceptance Facility. We offer the following services:

  • Passport forms
  • Passport photos
  • Expedited and overnight servi...
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Media Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2018

New Census Rule Greatly Benefits Military Communities

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A new rule released Wednesday, February 7, 2018 will give credit to military communities where before massive deployments have decreased their Census counts.

City of Jacksonville officials have played a major role in fighting a Vietnam era rule that had re...

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Media Releases
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Tips for Making Safe Internet Purchase Exchanges

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The Jacksonville Police Department reminds all to be cautious when buying or selling items on local internet and social networking exchange sites.

As a service to the community, the Center for Public Safety maintains an Internet Shopping Exchange area in t...

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JacksonvilleNC.gov/Police Media Releases

News Flash

Posted on: September 11, 2019

Passport Fair at City Hall, October 12, 8AM-5PM

Passport Fair

Need a passport? City of Jacksonville Passport Agents will hold a Passport Fair on Saturday, October 12 from 8AM to 5PM at Jacksonville City Hall, 815 New Bridge St.

All ages are welcome. All applicants must appear in person. Children must be accompanied b...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Public Input: Jack Amyette Recreation Center Options

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Jack Amyette Recreation Center, located at 1825 South Drive, was damaged during Hurricane Florence in September of 2019. The City of Jacksonville is working to rebuild the recreation center and presented 5 options to City Council during their regular work...

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View Center Options and Provide Feedback Popular Topics
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Henderson Drive Rehabilitation Progress

Henderson Drive traffic pattern

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - Henderson Drive Project nearing End of Phase 1

Crews working on the three phase project to improve and repave Henderson Drive believe they are a month out from completing Phase 1.

The project was delayed by Hurricane Florence, ext...

Read on...

Popular Topics
Posted on: August 27, 2019

View the latest edition of "Your City," Jacksonville's monthly newsletter for Citizens

Your City Newsletter for Residents

With your printed monthly utility bill, you should receive a copy of the "Your City" insert in the mail. City utility services also provides an eco-friendly option for receiving monthly residential and commercial utility bills. For those who opt...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Jacksonville to Participate in Program to Help Improve Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety

Jacksonville Friends Biking

The NC Department of Transportation has selected Jacksonville to participate in a program that will seek to reduce bicycle and pedestrian crashes.

Several recent incidents with student pedestrians has helped to elevate the need for safety programs. City Tr...

Read on...

Learn more about the Watch for Me initiative. Popular Topics
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Available at City Hall and the Center for Public Safety

Passport Application Form

Passport Services

Business or vacation taking you abroad? The City of Jacksonville is certified through the US Department of State as a Passport Acceptance Facility. We offer the following services:

  • Passport forms
  • Passport photos
  • Expedited and overnight servi...
Read on...

Popular Topics
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Tips for Making Safe Internet Purchase Exchanges

Internet Purchase Exchange Location at the Center for Public Safety

The Jacksonville Police Department reminds all to be cautious when buying or selling items on local internet and social networking exchange sites.

As a service to the community, the Center for Public Safety maintains an Internet Shopping Exchange area in t...

Read on...

JacksonvilleNC.gov/Police Popular Topics
Posted on: February 7, 2018

New Census Rule Greatly Benefits Military Communities

DeploymentReturn-Althouse-2008-09--002-sm.png A new rule released Wednesday, February 7, 2018 will give credit to military communities where before massive deployments have decreased their Census counts. City of Jacksonville officials have played a major role in fighting a Vietnam era rule that had ...Read on... Popular Topics

News Flash

Posted on: February 8, 2019

JFES Offers Car Seat Installation Assistance

JFES Car Seat Check

Need help installing a car seat or want someone to check your work? Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services offers free installation and check service to Citizens throughout the year.

JFES is certified by the Office of the State Fire Marshal as a Permanen...

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JacksonvilleNC.gov/Fire Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: April 15, 2019

Jacksonville to Participate in Program to Help Improve Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety

Jacksonville Friends Biking

The NC Department of Transportation has selected Jacksonville to participate in a program that will seek to reduce bicycle and pedestrian crashes.

Several recent incidents with student pedestrians has helped to elevate the need for safety programs. City Tr...

Read on...

Learn more about the Watch for Me initiative. Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Available at City Hall and the Center for Public Safety

Passport Application Form

Passport Services

Business or vacation taking you abroad? The City of Jacksonville is certified through the US Department of State as a Passport Acceptance Facility. We offer the following services:

  • Passport forms
  • Passport photos
  • Expedited and overnight servi...
Read on...

Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Tips for Making Safe Internet Purchase Exchanges

Internet Purchase Exchange Location at the Center for Public Safety

The Jacksonville Police Department reminds all to be cautious when buying or selling items on local internet and social networking exchange sites.

As a service to the community, the Center for Public Safety maintains an Internet Shopping Exchange area in t...

Read on...

JacksonvilleNC.gov/Police Public Safety Popular Topics

News Flash

Posted on: September 13, 2019

Youth Fall Sports Schedules

Youth Sports Schedules

Select the appropriate league...

Fall Baseball 8U                                     ...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Public Input: Jack Amyette Recreation Center Options

Jack Amyette Recreation Center

Jack Amyette Recreation Center, located at 1825 South Drive, was damaged during Hurricane Florence in September of 2019. The City of Jacksonville is working to rebuild the recreation center and presented 5 options to City Council during their regular work...

Read on...

View Center Options and Provide Feedback Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Halloween Food Drive

Halloween Food Drive

Halloween Food Drive

We promise there will be no tricks!  Bring 2 canned goods to donate and enjoy a spooky night of games and treats!

  • Friday, Oct 25
  • 6:30-8:30PM
  • Jack Amyette Recreation Complex, 1825 South Drive
  • Crafts, games, fun and treats
  • Donation o...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Family Park Days - Fishing Derby

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Family Park Days - Youth Fishing Derby

Join us for a catch and release youth fishing derby.  Free and fun for the entire family!

  • Saturday, Sept 21  9AM-12PM
  • Jacksonville Training Academy, 110 Stillwood Rd, Jacksonville NC
  • Registration opens ...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: September 15, 2019

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night

A family friendly event to celebrate the arrival of fall. Games, activities, music and a movie will entertain you and your family. All activities are free and everyone is welcome!

  • Friday, Oct 18
  • 6-9PM
  • Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex,...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Family Park Days - TACO Week

Take a Child Outside Week

Take A Child Outside Week Events

Take A Child Outside Week was founded in North Carolina to help connect children with nature.  The City of Jacksonville will offer several events throughout the week of September 3 to encourage families to get outs...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Parks Passport Challenge

Parks Passport Challenge

Parks Passport Challenge

Discover all of our parks for your chance to win prizes!

  • Prizes are available for youth ages 18 and younger who complete 5, 10, or 15 levels of the Park Passport Challenge.
  • Participate at 15+ parks to become eligible for the grand pr...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Teens Night Out-Dangers of Social Media

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Teens' Night Out - Dangers of Social Media

A program providing teens with important information they can use to protect themselves when using Social Media.  Parents are also invited to attend.

  • Friday, Sept 27 
  • Activities start at 6PM
  • Jackson...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Fall & Winter Brochure

Fall & Winter Brochure

Published twice a year, our 2019-2020 Fall & Winter Brochure is now available.


View the brochure online Rec & Parks Popular Topics