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Posted on: June 17, 2019

You Count Here - Census 2020 Workshop

You Count Here - Jacksonville, Onslow County

Onslow County was significantly undercounted in the 2010 Census. Our community lost an estimated $402 Million in Federal and State funds during the decade. Jacksonville dropped from 10th most populous City in the state to 14th. What businesses might have ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Jacksonville Transit Notice

Jacksonville Transit, serving riders on and off military installations

Jacksonville Transit Notice: Effective today, June 14, 2019, Jacksonville Transit is eliminating the Gold Express Route due to a lack of ridership. The Scarlet Express Route will continue to operate and will adjust to include Camp Johnson. Service will no...

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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...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Jacksonville Transit Looking for Bus Drivers

Come Drive with Us

Come drive with us! Jacksonville Transit is looking for qualified, professional drivers to join the team.

Minimum Requirements

  • CDL license, with Airbrake and Passenger Endorsements
  • Possess a good driving record
  • 21 years of age
  • At least 3 years of personal or p...
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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Missing Person Investigation is Ongoing

James Wilson Jr - Silver Alert

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 home in the Country Club Roa...

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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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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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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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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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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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