News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Boil Water Advisory: Corbin Street & Holiday City Area

Boil Water for 1 Minute

A Precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been issued for residents and businesses off Corbin Street.

A Streets Division crew was working to clear a drainage ditch which was clogged by hurricane debris and accidentally snagged a main line which was more than...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Advisory: Heavy Traffic of Detoured Drivers, Hurricane Evacuees Delays Repair

Traffic Advisory Update: Heavier than expected traffic of detoured hurricane evacuees has caused a major rework of a key intersection to be delayed, while authorities are now issuing an advisory to avoid the intersection because of the heavy use.

A plan wa...

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Media Releases
Posted on: September 11, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Recovery Update

Crews Clearing the Streets

Update: Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 9AM

Jacksonville: 90% Streets Cleared; Several Homes Found Heavily Damaged

More than 90% of the Jacksonville streets are now open to traffic, while some still have impediments and a few streets in the City are impassab...

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Event Cancelled: River Cleanup Leads to Expanded Water-Based Event

Kayaking the New River

A water-based festival styled event is expanding, benefiting from the successful cleanup of the New River. The New River Splash will feature some activities that once had been avoided because of water quality concerns.

In 1995, the New River was so degrade...

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PlayJOSC.com/NewRiverSplash Media Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2018

2017 Visitor Impact for Jacksonville & Onslow County

Lejeune Memorial Gardens, Visitors Observing the Montford Point Marines Memorial

Jacksonville N.C. Thursday, August 23, 2018 — Visit North Carolina announced today that domestic visitors to and within Onslow County spent $231 million in 2017, an 3.78% increase from 2016. 

“This spending ca...

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Media Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Available at City Hall and the Public Safety Complex

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Upcoming Passport Fair: Saturday, October 6, 8AM to 5PM at City Hall, 815 New Bridge St. It's an easy and quick way to get your passport on the weekend. Services offered and items needed for the process are listed below.

Business or vacation taking you abr...

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Media Releases
Posted on: January 27, 2017

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

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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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 20, 2018

Boil Water Advisory: Corbin Street & Holiday City Area

Boil Water for 1 Minute

A Precautionary Boil Water Advisory has been issued for residents and businesses off Corbin Street.

A Streets Division crew was working to clear a drainage ditch which was clogged by hurricane debris and accidentally snagged a main line which was more than...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Avoiding Scammers During Hurricane Recovery

Repairs at the Storm

The City of Jacksonville is urging Citizens to be mindful of potential scams during the Hurricane Florence recovery period. Natural disasters often bring out the best of people when neighbors help neighbors, but unfortunately, some unscrupulous individual...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Hurricane Florence Recovery Information

Hurricane Florence Storm Damage

Assistance information includes:

Onslow County Damage Assessment Survey

Rebuilding or Repairing Your Home

Clean Up Assistance

Disaster Unemployment

Food and Supply Stations

Volunteer to Help or Donate

Go to Information for Available Resources

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Popular Topics
Posted on: September 16, 2018

Sanitation Collection Schedule & Debris Pick Up

Sanitation Collection Route

A contractor has started picking up Hurricane Florence debris in the City of Jacksonville. The City is urging people to keep their debris separated by type, with a pile for yard waste and a pile for construction debris and other household items.

It is impo...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Jacksonville Transit Operating on Limited Service

Jacksonville Transit at Bus Stop

Update: Friday, September 21, 2018

Jacksonville Transit will continue with a limited service through Monday, September 24, 2018. Express Routes will not operate at this time.

Riders will be expected to pay the normal fare for bus rides beginning Saturday, S...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: September 6, 2018

Event Cancelled: River Cleanup Leads to Expanded Water-Based Event

Kayaking the New River

Due to damage from Hurricane Florence, the much anticipated event has been cancelled for 2018. In the future, New River Splash will include fun activities on the water.

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A water-based festival styled event is expa...

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PlayJOSC.com/NewRiverSplash Popular Topics
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Jacksonville Commons Entrance Temporarily Closed for Improvements

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The main entrance to the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex will be closed beginning Monday, September 3, 2018 for approximately 4-6 weeks as City crews work to realign the entrance and improve vehicle navigation. 

Parking and Recreation Comp...

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Popular Topics
Posted on: September 5, 2018

Passport Fair

Passport Fair

Need a passport? City of Jacksonville Passport Agents will hold a Passport Fair on Saturday, October 6 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 by...

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Posted on: August 30, 2018

New Memorial for the Former Landowners and Residents of Camp Lejeune

New Memorial for the Former Landowners of Camp Lejeune

A monument to the former landowners and residents of Camp Lejeune has now been erected at Lejeune Memorial Gardens. More than 700 families were living on what is now Camp Lejeune when in 1940 they were called upon to sell their homes and land. The monumen...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Available at City Hall and the Public Safety Complex

Passport Application Form

Upcoming Passport Fair: Saturday, October 6, 8AM to 5PM at City Hall, 815 New Bridge St. It's an easy and quick way to get your passport on the weekend. Services offered and items needed for the process are listed below.

Business or vacation taking you abr...

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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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Popular Topics

News Flash

Posted on: September 20, 2018

Avoiding Scammers During Hurricane Recovery

Repairs at the Storm

The City of Jacksonville is urging Citizens to be mindful of potential scams during the Hurricane Florence recovery period. Natural disasters often bring out the best of people when neighbors help neighbors, but unfortunately, some unscrupulous individual...

Read on...

Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: August 15, 2018

JFES Earns Reaccreditation

JFES Earns Reaccreditation

Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services has received Accredited Agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program. &...

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Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Missing Person Investigation Ongoing

James Wilson Jr - Silver Alert

June 18, 2018 - Jacksonville Police is asking for the assistance of the public with a possible sighting of missing person James Wilson, Jr.

On Friday evening, a subject that matches the description of Mr. Wilson was seen at a business in Swansboro, Med Fir...

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Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Car Seat Installation & Check Service for Citizens

JFES Car Seat Assistance

Need help figuring out that car seat? JFES offers free installation and check service to Citizens.

Anyone interested can call Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services at 910 455-8080 to schedule an appointment with a certified technician.

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Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Mayor Gifts Fire Truck to Coastal Carolina Community College

JFES Fire Truck Gifted to CCCC

July 18, 2018 - After serving the City of Jacksonville for more than 20 years, a fire truck removed from service will now help train future members of Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services.

The 1995 Quality Spartan Gladiator 1500 Gallons Per Minute pump...

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Public Safety Popular Topics

News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2018

Chalk the Park

Chalk the park

This free, family friendly event will be held on Saturday, September 29 from 10AM-1PM

Located at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex attendees will have the opportunity to make their own chalk, participate in lawn games and crafts.

You can even ente...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Kidz Dayz Out Program

Incredible Adventure

We will be offering a Kidz Dayz Out program this week, Wednesday-Friday, September 19-21.

The program will be held at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Center from 7:30AM-6PM. 

Please call 910 938-5312 to register. 

The cost is $10R/$15NR...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: August 30, 2018

Jacksonville Commons Entrance to Temporarily Close for Improvements

View of Recreation Complex from Park and Ride

The main entrance to the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex will be closed beginning Monday, September 3, 2018 for approximately 4-6 weeks as City crews work to realign the entrance and improve vehicle navigation. 

Parking and Recreation Comp...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Haunted Family Game Night

Haunted Family Game Night

Haunted Family Game Night

Friday, October 19 @ 6PM

Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex

Bring the family out for Halloween themed activities and games, featuring life size Pac-Man!  Teams of two will venture back in time to become their very own ...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Family Fun House

Family Fun House

Join us for a "spooky" yet family friendly tour of the Northwoods Recreation Center.

Tours start at 7PM and will end at 8:30PM.

There will be fun activities throughout the tour and you never know what might be around the next turn!

Donation of 2 ca...

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Rec & Parks Popular Topics
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Youth Basketball Registration

Youth Basketball

Registration for Youth Basketball will be held October 1-19

Ages: Boys 5-15 years of age (age prior to March 1, 2018)

           Girls 5-12 years of age (age prior to March 1, 2018)

Cost: $30R/$55NR - the...

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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Fall & Winter Brochure

Fall & Winter brochure

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


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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Registration & Payment

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Sign up for programs and upcoming events held through the Recreation & Parks Department

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