News Flash

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: January 4, 2019

Henderson Drive Rehabilitation Affecting Traffic

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Henderson Drive Rehabilitation Affecting Traffic

Multi-Phased Project Expected to Take Several Years 

A portion of the work to rehabilitate Henderson Drive utilities is underway and traffic patterns are affected. The work is part of a major project...

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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: May 14, 2019

Unlawful Burning Within City Limits

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Jacksonville Fire & Emergency Services wants to remind you that it is unlawful to have an open burn within the City limits of Jacksonville. Yard waste and garbage are not allowed to be burned at all. 

Assistant Chief Hayes says, “The...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Jacksonville Transit Fare Increase

Transit Fare increase as of May 2019

A modest fare increase will begin May 1, 2019 for Jacksonville Transit. 

Transportation Services Director, Anthony Prinz, says this is the first fare increase since the inception of Jacksonville Transit in 2007. 

A Public meeting was held ...

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Tickets and additional information 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...

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Learn more about the Watch for Me initiative. Popular Topics
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Bigger, Better Transit Buses Debut with New Look

New look for Jacksonville Transit buses

Five new buses that have a higher duty rating and a new design are joining the fleet for Jacksonville Transit.

With more than 131,500 passengers in the last fiscal year, Jacksonville Transit provides services to City residents in major neighborhoods and co...

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JacksonvilleNC.gov/Transit 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...
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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...

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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
Posted on: January 27, 2017

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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News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2019

Unlawful Burning Within City Limits

open burn

Jacksonville Fire & Emergency Services wants to remind you that it is unlawful to have an open burn within the City limits of Jacksonville. Yard waste and garbage are not allowed to be burned at all. 

Assistant Chief Hayes says, “The only exce...

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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: 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.

JFES is certified by the Office of the State Fire Marshal as a Permanent Checking Station a...

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JacksonvilleNC.gov/Fire 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...

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JacksonvilleNC.gov/Police Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Missing Person Investigation Ongoing

James Wilson Jr - Silver Alert

January 16, 2019 - The investigation to find missing person James Wilson, Jr. continues. On Thursday, May 31, 2018, Jacksonville Police Department issued a Silver Alert for James Wilson, Jr., a 78-year old man who apparently walked away from his ...

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Public Safety Popular Topics

News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2019

Fitness Programs for Everyone

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Fitness Programs

We offer a wide variety of fitness programs and classes that will meet anyone's needs.  From low impact strength training to high intensity circuit training, we are available for all of your fitness goals.  Classes vary i...

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Additional Info... Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Splash Pad Season

Splash Pad Season

Splash Pad Season is here!

For more information visit the Splash Pad page.

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Family Park Days - Fishing Derby

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Family Park Day Series

Join us for the 2019 presentation of the Family Park Day series by starting with a Fishing Derby to celebrate National Fishing and Boating week!

We are teaming up with Onslow County Parks and Recreation to provide a free, family frien...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: May 1, 2019

Swimming Lessons

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Swimming Lessons 2019

We offer swimming lessons at a variety of levels and for ages 6 months and up.  Each class is 30 minutes in length and has a maximum of 8 participants.  Each session is for 3 weeks in length with two classes each wee...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: May 12, 2019

Sounds of Summer presents Into the Fog

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Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Join us for the 2019 presentation of the Sounds of Summer Concert Series featuring the band Into the Fog, a string band out of Wilmington that encompasses a wide array of genres from bluegrass to country to folk to rock n' r...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: May 7, 2019

Movies in the Park-Wonder

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Movies in the Park

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening with family and friends!  Concessions will have items available for purchase.

  • Friday, June 7 - Wonder
  • Fun activities start at 7PM
  • Movie begins at Sunset
  • Jacksonville Commons Amphith...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Holiday City Pool

Holiday City Pool

Holiday City Pool

For more information visit the Holiday City Pool page.

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Additional Info... Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: April 14, 2019

Sounds of Summer presents 120 Minutes Band

120 Minutes Band

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Join us for the first 2019 presentation of the Sounds of Summer Concert Series featuring the band 120 Minutes, a '90s Alternative/Pop Rock tribute band based out of North Carolina's Triangle area.

  • Friday, June 14
  • Jacksonville ...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Spring & Summer Program Brochure

Spring & Summer Brochure

Spring & Summer Program Brochure

For information about our upcoming programs and events, be sure to browse through our brochure.

Spring & Summer Brochure Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Movies in the Park-Christopher Robin

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Movies in the Park

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy an evening with family and friends!  Concessions will have items available for purchase.

  • Friday, June 21 - Christopher Robin
  • Fun activities start at 7PM
  • Movie begins at Sunset
  • Jacksonville Com...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Summer Camp Registration

Summer Camp

Summer camp offers a fun and safe environment for kids age 4-15.  With a staff ration of 1:16, participants will have the opportunity to make new friendships and learn new things during their Summer break.

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