News Flash

Posted on: May 31, 2019

Missing Person Investigation is Ongoing

James Wilson Jr

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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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: 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: 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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Popular Topics
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: 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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Popular Topics
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...

More Info...

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: 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: 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
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 8, 2019

JFES Car Seat Clinic, June 13, 10AM-12PM

JFES Car Seat Check

Jacksonville Fire & Emergency Services, in partnership with the NC Office of State Fire Marshal, will be hosting a child passenger safety seat clinic. The clinic will take place at Kohl’s, 2132 Gateway Dr S, 10AM to Noon, Thursday, June 13, ...

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JacksonvilleNC.gov/Fire Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: June 4, 2019

Scam Alert: Don’t Be a Victim of Fraud

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The Jacksonville Police Department is warning citizens to be aware of recently reported fraud activities and scams. It has been reported that intended fraud victims receive a call from imposters posting as loved ones, Internal Revenue Service, law enforce...

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Public Safety Popular Topics
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...

More Info...

Public Safety Popular Topics
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...

Read on...

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: 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: June 4, 2019

Family Park Days - Circus Streets

Circus Streets

Family Park Day Series

Join us for the 2019 presentation of the Family Park Day series as we celebrate Circus Streets!

  • Saturday, July 13
  • Riverwalk Crossing Park, 421 Court Street
  • The fun starts at 10AM with fun activities for everyone to include 
    • Circ...
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Additional Info... Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Fitness Programs for Everyone

Adult Fitness

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: June 9, 2019

Sounds of Summer presents Tim Hall & Buffalo Country

Tim Hall & Buffalo Country

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Join us for the 2019 presentation of the Sounds of Summer Concert Series featuring the band Tim Hall & Buffalo Country, a country and variety band from Granite Falls NC.  They play a big variety of new and old c...

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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

Into the Fog

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 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: 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: June 5, 2019

Movies in the Park-The Grinch

The Grinch

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, July 5 - The Grinch
  • Fun activities start at 7PM
  • Movie begins at Sunset
  • Jacksonville Commons Amp...
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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