News Flash

Posted on: March 22, 2019

Jacksonville Transit Proposing Fare Increase

New Transit Bus

Jacksonville Transit is proposing a modest fare increase for the first time since starting operations in November 2007. A public meeting is scheduled for 4-6PM, April 8, 2019 in the Jacksonville City Hall, Johnson Blvd Conference Room to discuss the fare ...

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Jacksonville Transit 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: February 13, 2019

JHS Crossing Update: Additional Pedestrian Safety Devices Added Near School

Pedestrian Safety Devices Added

Friday, March 1, 2019

Several improvements have now been put in place for the Henderson Drive crossing at Jacksonville High School.

The NC Department of Transportation has installed rumble strips that will alert drivers to the crossing. Also installed are s...

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Media Releases
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Traffic Advisory: Downtown Street and Landscape Projects may Affect Traffic

Bayshore Boulevard Realignment Project

Traffic could be affected by work done to finish a major street rehabilitation project and by landscaping traffic islands.

The College Street rehabilitation project is nearing completion, and paving could begin soon. The project runs from Bayshore Boulevar...

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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: March 15, 2019

Public Notice: Public Comment, Input Meeting for 5-Year Consolidated Plan and Action Plan

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Public Review Period

Citizens of Jacksonville are hereby notified that the Community Development Division has completed a draft of the 5-Year Consolidated Plan (FY 2019-2024), and the Annual Action Plan for (FY 2019-2020), as required by the US Department ...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: March 14, 2019

City Annual Drinking Water Report for 2018

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The Annual Drinking Water Report is available for 2018 is available for public view - This report is a snapshot of last year’s water quality. Included are details about from where City water comes, what it contains, how it is treated an...

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Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Popular Topics
Posted on: February 27, 2019

Public Notice: FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant

Shoreline Drive After Florence

The Federal Emergency Management Agency and North Carolina Emergency Management have received the following applications for Federal grant funding. Notice is hereby given of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s considerati...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: February 13, 2019

JHS Crossing Update: New Markings, Updated Signage & Continued Enforcement

Pedestrian Safety Devices Added

Friday, March 1, 2019

Several improvements have now been put in place for the Henderson Drive crossing at Jacksonville High School.

The NC Department of Transportation has installed rumble strips that will alert drivers to the crossing. Also installed are s...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Traffic Advisory: Downtown Street and Landscape Projects may Affect Traffic

Bayshore Boulevard Realignment Project

Traffic could be affected by work done to finish a major street rehabilitation project and by landscaping traffic islands.

The College Street rehabilitation project is nearing completion, and paving could begin soon. The project runs from Bayshore Boulevar...

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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: February 13, 2019

JHS Crossing Update: Additional Pedestrian Safety Devices Added Near School

Pedestrian Safety Devices Added

Friday, March 1, 2019

Several improvements have now been put in place for the Henderson Drive crossing at Jacksonville High School.

The NC Department of Transportation has installed rumble strips that will alert drivers to the crossing. Also installed are s...

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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...
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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: 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: March 14, 2019

Teen Field Trip to Hunt Library @ NC State University

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Teen Field Trip to Hunt Library @ NC State University

Join us as we tour the famous James B Hunt Library at NC State University.  Home of the bookBot, it is capable to storing 2 million items.  This library is a state of the art facility ...

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Online Registration 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: 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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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Jamboree Car, Truck & Motorcycle Display

Jamboree Car Display 2019

Jamboree Car, Truck & Motorcycle Display

Do you have a car, truck or motorcycle you would like to show off during the Jamboree?  Then this is the event for you.

  • Entry is free
  • Awards presented for 
    • People's Choice: Best Overall & Most...
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Event Information Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: February 4, 2019

Annual Easter Egg Hunts

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Annual Easter Egg Hunts

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Enjoy an adventure of hunting eggs in the park with a flashlight!

  • Friday, April 12
  • Northeast Creek Park (910 Corbin St)
  • Ages 7-12
  • Registration opens at 7PM-must have an adult present
  • Egg hunt starts at 8PM
  • Be sure to br...
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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Jacksonville Pet Parade

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Jacksonville Pet Parade  

Saturday, March 23 @ Georgetown Park

Dress up your pet and let it show off for a chance to win!

  • Best Dressed
  • Best Trick
  • Best in Show
  • Most Unique

All pets welcome!

Contests, games and activities will be held with the parade start...

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Online Registration Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Jacksonville's Got Talent

Jacksonville's Got Talent

Jacksonville's Got Talent Auditions

Cash prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners at the Jamboree on May 4, 2019!

Register to audition by calling 910 938-5312. 

  • Auditions are held at the Jacksonville Youth Center, 804 New Bridge St
  • March 30,...
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Posted on: January 9, 2019

Eastern NC Barbecue Tour

NC BBQ

Join us as we embark on the Ultimate North Carolina Barbecue Road Trip!

Each Friday in May we will visit a different Eastern North Carolina barbecue establishment.

  • May 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31
  • Bus will depart from the Jacksonville Commons Adult Center at 10AM...
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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Small Group Fitness

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Small Group Fitness

Reach your fitness goals, improve your health and get into the best shape of your life with our personal trainer.   Be a part of a small team, all working to accomplish the same goal.  Program includes assessments and ...

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